Meet Our Student Ambassadors

Many of our campus tours are led by a Student Ambassador, a current upper-year student or recent grad. Read on to learn more about where they're from, what they're studying, and how they're involved on campus.

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Debra | Team Lead

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec 
Program: Double Major in Political Science and Sociology, Minor in Women and Gender Studies
Year: 4
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • President, Africans Students Association (UTMASA)
  • Events Coordinator, Black Students Association (BSA) 
  • Black Student Ambassador, Black Students Association (BSA) 

Favourite Course: SOC317 – Sociology of Shopping & WGS205 – Introduction to Feminism and Pop Culture

 

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Samina | Communications

Hometown: Astana, Kazakhstan
Program: Specialist in Digital Enterprise Management
Year: 4
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • Vice President of Marketing at the IMI Business Association (IBA)
  • Marketing & Events Assistant at the UTM Career Centre
  • Marketing & Communications Assistant at the International Education Centre (IEC)
  • Orientation Leader, University of Toronto Mississauga Students' Union (UTMSU)
  • Post-Production Associate at UTM/TV

Favourite Course: CCT222 – Political Economy of Communications, Culture Technology

 

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Aisha | Outreach & Recruitment

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Program: Major in CCIT; Major in Political Science; Minor in Ethics, Law and Society
Year: 4
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • ICCIT Senior Mentor
  • Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Diversity Business League 

Favourite Course: CCT434 - Design Thinking ll

 

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Arianne | Events

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
Program: Major in Political Science, and French Studies
Year: 4
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • President, UTM Filipino Student Association (FSA)
  • General Member, Pre-Law Organization (PLO)
  • General Member, Catholic Student Club (CSC)

Favourite Course: FRE272 - The Structure of Modern French: An Introduction

 

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Fathema | Events

Hometown: Brampton, Ontario
Program: Specialist in Biology
Year: 3
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • UTM Women's Varsity Basketball Team
  • Wellness Ambassador, Health and Counselling Centre
  • UTM Volleyball Intramurals
  • Intramural Game Manager
  • Facilitated Study Group Peer Leader, Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre

Favourite Course: BIO208 – Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology I

 

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Debora | Community Engagement

Hometown: Moncton, New Brunswick 
Program: Specialist in Women & Gender Studies, Minor in Philosophy, Minor in Sociology
Year: 4
Residence: Off-campus
On-Campus Involvement:

  • Volunteer Coordinator, Black Students’ Association (BSA)
  • VP Social Media, African Students’ Association (UTMASA)
  • BAEE@UTM Student Ambassador
  • Group Research Paper Feature on the UTM Undergraduate Sociology Journal

Favourite Course: SOC317 – Sociology of Shopping

 

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Melissa | Community Engagement

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
Program: Specialist in Psychology, Minor in Biology
Year: 4
Residence: Off-campus
On-Campus Involvement:

  • Research Assistant in the Self Knowledge and Interpersonal Lab at UTM
  • Member, Psychology Association of Undergraduate Studies at Erindale
  • Member, Erindale Biology Society
  • Member, UTM Catholic Students Club

Favourite Course: BIO210 – Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology

 

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Tobi | Community Engagement 

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
Program: Major in Biology for Health Sciences, Major in Psychology, Minor in Biomedical Communications
Year: 3
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • President, African Students’ Association (UTMASA)
  • Events Coordinator, African Students’ Association (UTMASA)
  • BAEE@UTM Student Ambassador
  • Participant, Living Learning Community (LLC)
  • Participant, Peer Academic Leader (PAL) Workshop

Favourite Course: HSC200 - Imaging Technologies for Scientific Visual Communication


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Start Your Journey to Becoming a Student Ambassador!

Are you a current UTM student? Are you passionate about your campus or program of study and want to share your story with future students? Would you like to become a Student Ambassador one day? If so, consider becoming a Tour Ambassador!

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