Y.I. Student Staff

Transition & Engagement Team

Leslie Hu

Job Title: Student Coordinator, International Student Engagement
Program of Study:Finance
Language(s): Mandarin and English
Year: 4
This summer, I will be the Student Coordinator for International Student Engagement at York International. I also work at York University Residence Life as a Residence Don. I love playing basketball and watching Netflix shows. Things I miss most in this unique time are enjoying outdoors and hanging out with friends. I love to be a part of the international student community and look forward to connecting with you!

Mihika Choudhary

Job Title: Student Coordinator, Orientation
Program of Study: Business and Society
Language(s): English, Hindi and Bengali
Year: 4
Born and brought up in the 'City of Joy' Kolkata, India, I am a 4th-year international student at York University. I have a constant yearning for challenges, gaining a new perspective through conversations and finding new fields of interest. The travel bug bit me quite early and I enjoy exploring places off the traditional route and absorbing the local flavours. 30-minute dance breaks and morning runs are a part of my daily routine. I look forward to meeting all of you this summer as your orientation coordinator! 😊

Dhatri Parikh

Job Title:  Student Coordinator, Virtual Community  Engagement
Program of Study: Undecided Major
Language(s): English, Gujarati, Hindi, intermediate Marathi and Punjabi
Year: 2
I am an international student from Mumbai. I enjoy reading, music, and theatre. I love meeting new people and learning about new cultures. 

Marketing & Communications Team

Lucas Anastocio

Job Title: Marketing Assistant
Program of Study: Teacher's Education
Language(s):   English, Portuguese
Year: 2 (Graduated)
I am a recent graduate from York U's teacher education program with specializations to teach historical studies and communication technologies. I've been part of York International for almost a year and it's truly been a great experience! Going forward I would love to travel and learn abroad, perhaps pursue a master's one day! If you ever see me around, feel free to reach out!

Sam Oh

Job Title: Student Coordinator, Graphic Design
Program of Study: Design
Language(s): English
Year: 3
Hi! My name's Sam and I'm going to be entering my third year of the York-Sheridan Design program this September. I have an interest in fine arts and like to spend my time taking photos as well, so if you ever need any portraits taken let me know! 😊 I'm Korean but don't speak Korean very well, so I'm taking an elementary Korean course over the summer so I can hopefully speak more fluently next time I visit!

Nicole Lozano

Job Title:  Student Coordinator, Web Development
Program of Study: Design
Language(s): English
Year: 3
Hello! I'm in the York/Sheridan Design program and help with the Y.I. website! I enjoy concerts, listening to music, sushi and all forms of art. Recently, I have been spending a lot of my free time digital drawing and enjoying nature. I love learning new things about other cultures and I look forward to helping people connect!  :) 

Apoorva Chugh

Title:  Student Coordinator, Online Content
Program of Study: Film Production
Language(s): English & Hindi
Year:  3
Hi, my name is Apoorva. I’m going into my third year of Film Production at York. I speak English, Hindi and a little bit of German!  I am responsible for York International’s online written content for the summer and I’m so excited to be a part of the YI team!  I’m from India but I lived in Singapore before I moved to Toronto. I love travelling, making films and binge-watching tv shows :-) 

Go Global

Sanam Goklani

Job Title:  Student Coordinator,  Go Global Events & Promotions
Program of Study: BComm Marketing
Language(s): Spanish, English, Hindi
Year:   5
Hello! My name is Sanam Goklani, I am an international student from Chile and I came to Canada 4 years ago to pursue my undergrad at York. My favourite things to do are working out, dancing and baking. I also love meeting new people and learning more about their culture. I am very excited to be part of York International.