Mentorship & Peer Programs

FITF:  First Nations House Lunch and Learn

FITF: First Nations House Lunch and Learn

WRITTEN BY: Zahra Abdi, Senior Mentor, First in the Family Peer Mentor Program and Amber Iqbal, Mentor-In-Training, First in the Family Peer Mentor Program At U of T, I’ve noticed a lot of people are always stressed and so busy…

FITF: Meet the Profs!

FITF: Meet the Profs!

WRITTEN BY: Diane Jesalva, New Peer Mentor A question that many students ask is “why is it important to talk to your professors?”   Making personal contact outside of class can also help your professors get to know you as…

iConnect taught me the Quiet Leadership

WRITTEN BY: Shawn Xiong, Recruitment Leader, iConnect (Centre for International Experience) Photo by: Farah Mustafa, former Communication Leader of iConnect How oxymoronic is it to talk about quiet leadership? Isn’t a leader all about campaigning feverishly, screaming into people’s ears, and…

Trailblazers Conference: EXPLORE

WRITTEN BY: Frances Huang, Mentor-In-Training and Jake Chalkey, Mentor-In-Training. Photos by: Xijia (Jessica) Peng, First in the Family Peer-Mentor Program Mentee Photography, and Trailblazers Planning Committee Member The University of Toronto’s 2017 tri-campus first generation Trailblazers: Explore conference, which was held on January 28th,…

iConnect: Exploring Mentorship

iConnect: Exploring Mentorship

WRITTEN BY: Cas Legrand, Jaclyn Dawe & Farah Mustafa, iConnect Mentorship Program Photo Caption: iConnect mentees, mentors, and leaders take a night off from U of T to explore the wonders of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) 2016-2017. Photographer: Muhammad Waqar…

EXPLORE your path at U of T!

EXPLORE your path at U of T!

WRITTEN BY: Xijia (Jessica) Peng, First in the Family Mentee & Jake Chalkey, Mentor-In-Training As Mentors-In-Training and a Mentee with the First in the Family Peer – Mentor Program at the University of Toronto (St. George Campus), we were given the…