Meet your Coaches!

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Ashley Pereira Mendoza

Hello! My name is Ashley and I am the Academic Coach who you'll have your first and last meeting with. I graduated from UTM many years ago from the Commerce program with a specialization in Accounting. I have been working at UTM for over five years and am super passionate about supporting new students in their university journey. I'm very excited to meet you!

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Nahil Al Zuhaika

Hello! My name is Nahil, and I’m a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry and double minoring in Forensic Science and Philosophy (so if you have any questions about those programs feel free to ask!). I’m really excited to be one of your peer coaches for the Transition Coaching Program this year, and I can’t wait to see what you all accomplish during your first year at UTM! 

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Rheanne Haider

Hello! I’m Rheanne and I’m going into my 4th year at UTM studying a double major in Biology for Health Sciences and Psychology, with a hope to pursue a career in the medical field! In my free time I enjoy crocheting, hiking, and watching movies 

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Aiza Tariq

Hello! My name is Aiza and I am entering my fifth year of undergraduate studies, completing a Specialist in History of Religions and a minor in Education Studies. I am super passionate about student transition and have been involved in various programming for it. I can’t wait to meet you all and go through your journeys with you!  

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Khurshid Phirozmand

Hey! I’m Khurshid, one of your Peer Coaches! I’m a third-year international student specializing in Financial Economics & majoring in Statistics. I love talking to people & am always ready to have super long conversations so never hesitate to reach out to me! I’m excited to be your coach & start off this academic year feeling supported!  

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Nouran Hashem

Hi! My name is Nouran and I'm majoring in psychology and minoring in sociology and biology. In the future, I'm hoping to become a child psychologist. In my free time, I enjoy walks with my dog, reading, and painting. 'm looking forward to being your transition coach and getting to know all of you