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The International Education Centre provides a range of programs and services tailored to support and enhance the experience of our global students. Meet the team committed to your experience!


Veronica Vasquez

Director

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The IEC Director supports all students in their transition to Canada, their international experiences abroad and their global learning on campus. Contact the Director for feedback, new initiatives, overall support and more. 


Cristina Puha

Manager, International Student Advising

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The International Student Immigration Advisor works with students to address issues and questions related to immigration matters. Students looking for advice concerning their study permits, work permits, permanent residency and other immigration matters can receive support at no additional cost from a Certified Immigration Consultant. 


Romona Mangal

International Student Success Coach

 

The International Student Success Coach supports all international students by helping them build strong skills, set clear goals, and support their overall transition to UTM through the Transition Coaching Program.


Andi Alhakim

Assistant Coordinator, International Education Centre

 

The Assistant Coordinator provides front-line support to all international students including booking appointments, directing you to resources, and more! They also support the overall operational needs of the International Education Centre. 


Megan Stevenson 

International Student Advisor

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The International Student Advisor works with students to address issues and questions related to transition matters. Students looking for advice concerning their University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP), Social Insurance Number (SIN), adjusting to life in Canada and other transition matters can contact the International Student Advisor for more information or questions.


Sherice Robertson

International Student Advisor

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The International Student Advisor works with students to address issues and questions related to transition matters. Students looking for advice concerning their University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP), Social Insurance Number (SIN), adjusting to life in Canada and other transition matters can contact the International Student Advisor for more information or questions. 


Andrew Sedmihradsky

Global Mobility Coordinator

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The Global Mobility Coordinator provides support to UTM students interested in an international study experience and visiting exchange students coming to UTM from around the world. Contact us to get support on your exchange application, transfer credits, what to expect out of your international experience, and more.  


Karolina Kujszczyk

Assistant Coordiantor, Global Learning

 

The Global Mobility Coordinator provides support to UTM students interested in UTM Abroad. Contact us to get support on your application, what to expect out of your international experience, and more.


Zarina Mamadbekova

Student Development Coordinator, International Programs

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The SDC, International Programs creates programs for international students to engage in skill development and community building. From ISMP to Canada eh, we provide a space for students to connect and grow through various programs intended to help them transition in, through, and out of university. 


Gilbert Lin

Assistant Director, Intercultural and Global Initiatives

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The Assistant Director provides strategic support to the IEC’s programs focused on international students’ sense of belonging at UTM, building intercultural awareness among all students, and creating opportunities for students to internationalize their experience. 


Rebeca Mahadeo

Student Development Coordinator, Intercultural Programs

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The SDC, Intercultural Programs, creates spaces for discussion, learning, and celebration of the intercultural nature of our campus. From pop-up events to trainings and workshops, we provide a space for skill development and growth.  


Lucille Yi

Employment Strategist 

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The Employment Strategist offers career support tailored to international students, the strategist works with both the International Education Centre and UTM Career Centre to provide employment strategizing and career counselling. Click here to learn more.  


Jonathan Davis

Student Experience Research and Assessment Coordinator

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The Student Experience Research and Assessment Coordinator utilizes research and assessment practices to support student learning by measuring learning outcomes and the effectiveness of the programs, services, and resources within the International Education Centre and fellow Student Experience departments. 

 

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