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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Saumya | Team Lead

Hometown: Pickering, Ontario
Program: Specialist in Comparative Physiology, Specialist in Neuroscience, Minor in Chemistry
Year: 4
Residence: On-campus
On-Campus Involvement:

  • Biology LLC Peer Academic Leader (PAL), Student Housing and Residence Life
  • Mentorship Coordinator, Erindale Biology Society
  • Facilitated Study Group Peer Leader, Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre

Favourite Course: BIO209 – Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology II


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Samina | Communications & Outreach

Hometown: Astana, Kazakhstan
Program: Specialist in Digital Enterprise Management
Year: 3
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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Arianne | Community Engagement 

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
Program: Double Major in Political Science and French Studies
Year: 3
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • Vice President of Finance, UTM Filipino Student Association (FSA)
  • Peer Leadership Coach, Centre for Student Engagement (CSE)
  • Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Harmonix Music Club

Favourite Course: UTM195 - Curiosity and Control: Voyages of Discovery to North America


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Debra | Community Engagement 

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec 
Program: Double Major in Political Science and Sociology, Minor in Women and Gender Studies
Year: 3
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • President of the Africans Students Association (UTMASA)
  • Previous Events Coordinator for the Black Students Association (BSA) 
  • Black Student Ambassador for BSA

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


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Emily | Community Engagement 

Hometown: Woodstock, Ontario
Program: Double Major in Biology for Health Sciences and Chemistry, Minor in Psychology
Year: 4
Residence: Off-campus

On-Campus Involvement:

  • UTM Competitive Dance Team
  • ISMP Peer Mentor 

Favourite Course: CHM311 – Instrumental Analytical Chemistry


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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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