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Black Student Support Review changes Student Life for the better

Posted February 15, 2023 By Sarah Ryeland-Etienne Over the past year, Student Life has reviewed and enhanced the support provided to Black students. With the help of some grant funding, Student Engagement hired Amna Adnan, a former student, to conduct the Black Student Support Review. The final report recommended hiring a Black student engagement coordinator, […]

February 15, 2023

The benefits of mentorship

Posted on May 17, 2022 By Samantha Lizardo Having a good support network can help you develop your strengths and set and achieve goals. Mentorship can be a great way to gain that kind of support. Mentorship is a mutual relationship based on the guidance of a mentor and the development of a mentee. A […]

May 17, 2022

Online social group helps students connect during pandemic

Posted May 10, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke The isolation of the global pandemic can mean that you haven’t had a chance to connect easily with other U of T students. Talking to New People is an online social group where approximately 8 students from the same academic level are matched with a peer facilitator. Once […]

May 10, 2021

So you want to be a mentor?

Posted April 12, 2021 By Kirsty Clarke Being a student mentor can be a satisfying and enriching part of your experience at U of T. If that sounds interesting to you, there are lots of opportunities and pathways to success. On the St. George campus alone there are more than 50 programs that match U […]

April 12, 2021

Mentor Navigators help you find belonging at U of T

Posted December 17, 2020 Students from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities can connect with mentor navigators to discover academic, career, wellness and social supports to succeed at U of T. This year, there are six unique mentor navigators who share different backgrounds, identities and interests. They are available to meet upon request through one-on-one appointments […]

December 17, 2020

Finding Your Own Mentor

A do-it-yourself approach to mentorship Mentorship & Peer Programs has launched an online learning module that teaches students to broaden their networks and identify potential mentoring relationships. “Students are often encouraged to find a mentor, either to help them find a job or transition to life at U of T,” says Erin Clifford, Lead Coordinator, […]

March 30, 2020