Staff

Meet the team

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

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

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.


Andrew Sedmihradsky

Global Mobility Coordinator

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.  


Jonathan Davis

Student Experience Research and Assessment Coordinator

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


Julie Guindon

Student Development Officer, International Programs

The Student Development Officer, International Programs contributes to student success at UTM through the provision of on and off-campus events and programs that connect international students to Canada and internationalize the experience for all students. 


Lucille Yi

Employment Strategist 

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.


Marlo Young-Sponga

Proactive Coach International Students 

The Proactive Coach International Students offers support to first year international students, create strong goals and guidance to succeeding. To learn more about the Transition Coaching Program, click here. 


Megan Stevenson (On-leave)

International Student Advisor

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.


Minal Ghayur

Operations and Programing Assistant 

The Operations and Programming Assistant, offers support to students through the IEC front desk by answering questions and addressing student concern. Click here to connect with us!


Rebeca Mahadeo

Student Development Officer, Intercultural Programs

The Student Development Officer, 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. 


Sherice Robertson

International Student Advisor

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.