Position: Student Lead, International Student EngagementHello, my name is Shade Fearon, and I am a 3rd year undergraduate student studying Business and Society. I enjoy swimming, reading, music, rollercoasters and trying out new things. I always look forward to discovering all that I am capable of doing, learning from others and seeing just how much I can improve as an individual. Overall, I look forward to being part of the team as we grow, meeting new people and supporting as many students as we can at York University.
Position: Student Coordinator, Welcome and ReceptionGreetings, y'all! I'm Thomas. I'm currently in my second year, studying Kinesiology and minoring in Japanese Studies. Originally from Macau, I spent my high school years in Kelowna, BC. In my free time, you'll often find me working out or enjoying sports such as basketball and soccer. Feel free to reach out with your questions in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, or Japanese—I'll do my best to assist you!
Position: Website and Database AssistantHello everyone!! My name is Jay Solanki and I am currently in my final year of Health Studies. I am an international student from India. As a Bachelor of Health Studies student, I am dedicated to exploring and understanding the complexities of healthcare and its impact on individuals and communities, and with a genuine passion for improving health outcomes, I am poised to make a meaningful contribution to the field. Some of my hobbies are playing sports, watching Netflix, and traveling. In my current role as a Website and Database Assistant at York International, I am looking forward to gaining any new skills that come my way, giving my best for the team, and fulfilling all the tasks given.
Position: Student Success MentorMy name is Rumaisa Nawar and I’m a Student Success Mentor for the Global Learning team at York International. I’m currently in my 3rd year studying Biomedical Science and I hope to one day give back to the Health sector! I am passionate about learning new skills, baking, painting and creating videos for my YouTube channel. I also love spending time with my cat, Raffaello.
Position: Student Coordinator, Orientation and Transition
Bonjour!! My name is Gagandeep Singh and I am in my 4th year of Space Engineering. Apart from my major I am pursuing one of the best certificates offered by Lassonde School of Engineering. I am an international student from Delhi, India and I love travelling and exploring new places. I am a big time foodie so exploring new cuisines and trying new restaurants in the city comes naturally to me. Moreover, I love knowing about different cultures. Apart from that, I have had an opportunity to participate in various competitions like YEC- Re-engineering Junior Design Competition, The Launch Event and Designing change for living Planet where I represented York University at a National Level. I am also passionate about the Sustainable Development Goals and applying them to make the future of the planet sustainable.
I'm a huge Adele fan!! One of my things to do before I die is attending her concert. I am also a sales associate at H&M and through this position I want to use all the customer skills and knowledge I have acquired to help YI plan events and provide a warm and welcoming environment for my fellow York students. I hope to see y'all around this year and catch up with everyone!
Position: Learning Skills Peer - International FocusHello! I am an international student in my 3rd year of a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Supply Chain Management, in the Faculty of LA&PS. I am passionate about gaming and everything related to tech. I love meeting new people and this is something I'm looking forward to in my role as an LSS Peer. Additionally, I used to be a (kinda) big youtuber during my gap year out of high school so you can label me as an amateur video editor/graphic designer. I cannot wait to engage with our students during events and workshops around the campus.
Position: Student Coordinator, Welcome and Reception
Hello! I'm Prisha, a 3rd year student in B.Sc. Kinesiology and Health Science and a 1st year student in the Athletic Therapy Certificate Program. I am an international student coming from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A fun fact about me is that I have studied in four different countries. One of my biggest passions is sports. I have been playing sports since the age of 6. I started off with tennis and swimming, and further explored my interest in volleyball, basketball, and soccer as well as represented myself at the National level being the team captain. As a Student Coordinator, Welcome & Reception, I am looking forward to putting my skills to use and acquiring practical work experience. Additionally, I will have the opportunity to provide guidance and assistance to students to adapt to their new surroundings.