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. 

Mary A.


What are you studying? English, History, Literature and Critical Theory

What's your favourite pastime? Playing video games!

What's your favourite study spot? EJ Pratt  

Which 3 things would you take to a deserted island? The Castaway DVD, a portable DVD player, and a boat to get off the island!

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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!

 

Shailee K.

What are you studying? I'm majoring in Equity Studies and minoring in History and Women and Gender Studies.  

What’s your favourite pastime?In my free time you can usually catch me watching a lot of TV! I also love to write and am getting back into freelancing for online publications and magazines.

What's your favourite study spot? I find it hard to study in libraries because they're too quiet. My favourite study spot is my bedroom, but on campus I like to study at Ned's Cafe, the VUSAC office, and wherever I am on campus in that awkward one-hour break between classes.  

Which 3 things would you take to a deserted island? As much clean water as possible, a Costco-sized box of protein bars, and all my skincare supplies (they count as one, okay?)

TRANSITION MENTORS

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

  ABERA  is a 3rd year student studying Anthropology, Archaeology, and Egyptology. Fun Fact: She's seen a wild elephant wait to cross the street in Sri Lanka! 🐘

ABERA is a 3rd year student studying Anthropology, Archaeology, and Egyptology. Fun Fact: She's seen a wild elephant wait to cross the street in Sri Lanka! 🐘

ABERA

  CAMERON  is a third year student studying Mathematics and Ethics,  Society, and Law. A fun fact about me is that I like to moot!

CAMERON is a third year student studying Mathematics and Ethics,  Society, and Law. A fun fact about me is that I like to moot!

CAMERON

  GRACE  is a 4th year student double majoring in Contemporary Asian Studies, Equity Studies and minoring in Political Science. If you ever want to see her go from 0 to 100 in happiness, just ask her about Hong Kong!

GRACE is a 4th year student double majoring in Contemporary Asian Studies, Equity Studies and minoring in Political Science. If you ever want to see her go from 0 to 100 in happiness, just ask her about Hong Kong!

GRACE

  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 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

  SAFA   is a third year student studying mathematics and English! She was also the Burwash residence co-president this year! 

SAFA  is a third year student studying mathematics and English! She was also the Burwash residence co-president this year! 

SAFA

  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 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!

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!

WILL

  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.

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.

CARLEIGH

  ALICE  is a fourth year student at Victoria College pursuing a double major in Cognitive Science and Linguistics. When she's not in class, she'll most likely be found in rehearsals, at a pool, or in Caffiends!

ALICE is a fourth year student at Victoria College pursuing a double major in Cognitive Science and Linguistics. When she's not in class, she'll most likely be found in rehearsals, at a pool, or in Caffiends!

ALICE

  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 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 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.

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

LILY

  SARAH  is a third year student double majoring in French Linguistics and Egyptology, with a minor in English. She is passionate about preserving the world’s bee populations, and hopes to raise bees in the future.

SARAH is a third year student double majoring in French Linguistics and Egyptology, with a minor in English. She is passionate about preserving the world’s bee populations, and hopes to raise bees in the future.

SARAH

  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. 

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. 

TAYLOR

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

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

YILIN

  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!

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!

BRETT

  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 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.

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.

ILAN

  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.

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.

MALEK

  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).

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).

SEPI

  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 :'(

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 :'(

WILFRED

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

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

MELISSA

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.

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.

AMARA

  GEORGIA  is a 2nd year student majoring in Equity Studies and minoring in Diaspora and Transnational Studies and Literature and Critical Theory. She is also the VUSAC Equity Commissioner, and is a classically trained mezzo-soprano singer!

GEORGIA is a 2nd year student majoring in Equity Studies and minoring in Diaspora and Transnational Studies and Literature and Critical Theory. She is also the VUSAC Equity Commissioner, and is a classically trained mezzo-soprano singer!

GEORGIA

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

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

LAVEEZA

  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)

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)

PATRICK

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

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

VIRESH

  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.

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.

AURORE

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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 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 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 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

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

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.

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.

JOANNA

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

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

NALINI

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

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

RONA

  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.

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.

SPANDAN