Meet Your Mentor

SENIOR TRANSITION MENTORS

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Sally A.

What are you studying? I'm a fourth year student doing a double major in International Relations and Peace, Conflict and Justice studies.

What's your favourite pastime? Watching Netflix and running occasionally. 

What's your favourite study spot? I love studying in the cafe at Robarts by Starbucks specifically because I always feel the need to treat myself before I start studying.

Which 3 things would you take to a deserted island? My pug, an unlimited supply of instant noodles, and Bubble Tea. 

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Sarah C.

What are you studying? I'm a 4th year, double majoring in English and Philosophy

What’s your favourite pastime? I love baking! Finding new recipes for amazing desserts is my number one procrastination tool. 

What's your favourite study spot?If I’m studying on campus you will probably find me at one of the food courts, I love snacking and studying. The Med-Sci building jungle is also a great place to read! 

Which 3 things would you take to a deserted island? My mom because she can survive anything,  a whole book series, and a knife.

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Sam D.

What are you studying?I am double majoring in human biology and bioethics

What’s your favourite pastime? Playing squash!

Where do you like to study on campus? Knox College and the Gerstein Reading Room

Which 3 things would you take to a deserted island? A satellite phone, limes, and some refreshing drinks! 

 

Amani H.

What are you studying? Political Science and Philosophy

What’s your favourite pastime? Shopping!!!!!

Where do you like to study on campus? Knox Library 

What 3 things would you take to a deserted island? My iPhone, Glitter Infused Sunblock, and my fav book: The Great Gatsby!

 

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Cameron D.

What are you studying? I'm a third year student pursuing a Math Specialist and an Ethics, Society, and Law Major.

What's your favourite pastime? Hanging out with my friends

Where do you like to study on campus? Caffiends, if I'm studying with a group. The Math Library if I'm studying alone!

What  things would you take to a deserted island? My laptop (can I include the charger?),  coffee, and some hummus!

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Alice G.

What are you studying? I am 4th year studying pursuing a double major in Cognitive Science and Linguistics.

What's your favourite pastime? In water, swimming. On land, catching up on missed TV shows and movies.

What's your favourite study spot? E.J. Pratt, or the Emmanuel College Library (the views!!)

Which 3 things would you take to a deserted island? A water filter, sunscreen, and a Pokédex...never know what you'll find in the tall grass!

TRANSITION MENTORS

Hover over the photos to lean more about Vic's Transition Mentors!

KATIE is a my third year student doing a double major in Cinema Studies, and Book and Media Studies. Fun fact: She's lived in Greece and Italy!

KATIE

SUSAN is a third year student in Rotman Commerce, Women & Gender Studies, and Environmental Economics. She loves to cook/bake and definitely wants to steal all your best recipes.

SUSAN

WILL is a fourth year student double majoring in Poli Sci and Econ. He also works in Mutual Funds and is a brother at the Alpha Delta Phi Toronto Chapter. He is a foodie, a snowboarder, and crypto enthusiast!

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CARLEIGH is a fourth year student studying French Language & Linguistics, with minors in English and Women & Gender Studies. She loves to cook, talk about, eat, and look at food basically all the time.

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VICTORIA is a third year student at Victoria College pursuing a degree in English with minors in History and Renaissance Studies. She is afraid of her dishwasher and can recite Taylor Swift's discography by heart. 

VICTORIA

RIONA is a second-year student pursuing a double major in Industrial Relations & Human Resources and History. She changed her name before starting university!  

RIONA

VIBHUTI is a second year student studying Global Health, Psychology, and Women and Gender Studies. Her favorite place in Toronto is Bulk Barn! 

VIBHUTI

DRISHTI is a third year Nutritional Sciences and Psychology student. She would be 200% down to go on a world tour to try the desserts around the globe and stroll the streets of new cities.

DRISHTI

HELEN is a 3rd year Criminology and Political Science major, who is exactly 5 feet tall!

HELEN

LILY is a second year student in Material Sciences and Environmental Chemistry, and has interests in designing, drawing, archery, bubble tea, and trivia.

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TAYLOR is a third year student studying English, history, and anthropology in the dream of being a high school teacher. She is the oldest of seven siblings. 

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YILIN is a third year student studying math and statistics. She loves to paint and rollerblade and read. 

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EMILIA is a fourth year student majoring in Anthropology and  double minoring in Spanish and Linguistics. Fun fact: she can speak 6 languages!

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BRETT is a 4th student in Life Sciences, majoring in general Human Biology with minors in  Immunology and German Studies. Brett played the lead role of Seymour in the "Little Shop of Horrors" in grade 12!

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ELAINE is a fourth year student in Diaspora and Transnational Studies. She is also a commuter student who enjoys art, music, travel, and language and cultural studies.

ELAINE

ILAN is entering his 2nd year, and intends on studying International Relations and Political Science. He loves food, travelling, and spending his summers working at an overnight camp in Muskoka, this year as the Waterfront Director.

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MALEK is a third year student studying Human Geography, with a focus in Planning and Diaspora & Transnational Studies. Ask him about Avengers: Infinity War and he is guaranteed to have a nervous breakdown.

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SEPI is a third year biochemistry and physiology student. She has a few strange talents including, but not limited to, licking her nose and rotating her feet to form a reflex angle (between 180 and 360 degrees).

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WILFRED is  is a 4th-year student majoring in Ethics, Society and Law, and minoring in Political Science and History. Since starting second year, Wilfred has been an avid music composer in the campus theatre community and plans to continue doing that, assuming someone gives him work :'(

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MELISSA is a 3rd year student double majoring in Biochemistry and Linguistics. She has a long running rivalry with horses.

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ASSISTANT TRANSITION MENTORS

Hover over the photos to learn more about Vic's Assistant Transition Mentors!

AMARA is currently pursuing a double major in Peace, Conflict, and Justice and Political Science with a minor in Spanish. She lived in Grenada, a tiny island in the Caribbean, for three years when she was little.

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NICOLE is in her third year, double majoring in human biology health & disease and nutritional science, with a minor in physiology. She was born in Hong Kong and loves to play badminton!

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LAVEEZA is a second year student and majoring in Chemistry. A fun fact about Laveeza is that she has watched over 200 TV shows!

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PATRICK is a second-year Rotman Commerce student doing a specialist in Finance and Economics. Fun fact: he doesn't like summer! (except for the summer break)

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VIRESH is a second year student studying computer science and statistics. He loves metal music and Popeye's.

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AMNA is a second year student studying Human Biology and Ecology. Her goal in life is to try food from every food truck in the world! 

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VERONICA is a second-year student studying physiology, pharmacology, and music history & culture. She has perfect pitch and likes to compose music in her spare time!

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AURORE is a second-year student majoring in French linguistics with two minors in philosophy and creative expression and society.  She probably only owns one thing from an actual store, the rest of her closet is thrifted.

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MELANIE is looking forward to starting her 2nd year of studies in the Life Sciences program, and is hoping to do a double major in Environment and Health and Peace, Conflict and Justice. A fun fact about her is that she has three citizenships!

MELANIE

RITIKA is a second year student planning to double-major in International Relations and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations. She is trilingual!

RITIKA

SARAH is a second year student completing a Statistics Specialist and  Computer Science Minor. She loves to learn new languages and try different food! One day she wants to bungee jump.

SARAH

SAGAR is a second year student pursuing majors in Pharmacology and Immunology and loves Mexican food as much as Joey loves home-made jam.

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TRISTAN is a second year student majoring in Cellular and Molecular Biology and Genome Biology or (hopefully) Immunology. You'll rarely find him without a smile on his face or a video game (or movie!) on his mind. 

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ERIK is a second year student studying physics and astronomy. He enjoys camping, and has never owned a cellphone!

ERIK

JOANNA is a second year student doing a double major in History and Religion and a minor in English. If she's not reading The Odyssey, it's probably trashy sci-fi.

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NALINI is a third year student studying history and political science. She has never had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in her life.

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RONA is a third year student studying Psychology and Economics. She loves photography and enjoys being a barista!

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SPANDAN is an international student from India, about about to enter his 2nd year. He is currently pursuing a Specialist in Biological Physics along with a Major in Neuroscience.

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LAURA is a transfer student currently pursuing a double major in Biology and Cell and Molecular Biology, but hoping to switch one to Physiology. She was born in El Salvador and loves The Office. As a great assistant regional manager once said: "I am Beyonce always".

LAURA