The Global Peer Program is designed to help new international students during their transition to life at York University and in Toronto by connecting them with upper-year students called Peer Mentors.
Benefits of Peer Mentorship
Peer Mentors can offer support and information about student life at York University.
Opportunity to participate in events and fun activities organized by York International.
Gain leadership skills and grow your network.
Make friends from around the world and build a strong global community.
If you are someone who has questions about your new life as a university student or needs help getting support and resources, then the Global Peer Program is for you! The program aims to help new students like you, connect to an upper-year mentor and help you navigate your transition into university! You will be able to meet a diverse community of experienced students, and you’ll be getting some useful tips and tricks that will help you support and access the resources at York to the fullest! Being a ‘peer’ in the peer mentor program will give you a head start in organizing your academic and social life at YorkU!Register Here
- Once you have signed up, an email will be sent to you about your peer team.
- Peer Mentors will introduce themselves via Facebook or email. A special event will be scheduled in the beginning of September for all the new international students and peer mentors to meet each other and learn about the program.
- Throughout the academic year, Peer Mentors will regularly communicate with their peer team and they will assist new students with their transition by engaging them to York's vibrant campus community.