As a leader of her faculty’s Buddy Program, Christina helped incoming social work students connect with peers and professors.
As a volunteer with Community on Campus, Pamela helped people with intellectual disabilities take part in campus activities.
Andrew was Co-President of the Faculty of Music Undergraduate Association, and Co-Chair of U of T’s Winterfest.
Ishita was curriculum manager for LIVE competition, a business conference for undergraduates from across Canada.
As a vice-president of the Muslim Students Association, Halla organized the Black Muslim Experiences panel discussion.
As an educational director for the U of T Global Brigades, Ariba prepared students for volunteer trips to deliver health care in Honduras.
Natasha has advocated for women’s safety as a coordinator at UTSC’s Women’s Centre.
As co-secretary of the Hart House Social Justice Committee, Rita worked to open up the group to a broader spectrum of students.
As chair of the Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Council, Nikola planned a multitude of fundraising and social events.
As Head of College, Connor helped create Trinity’s inaugural Student Experience Survey, which prompted changes to college governance and practices.
Julie volunteers at the student-run IMAGINE Health Clinic and is Co-Director of the Woodgreen Mentoring Program for children.
As co-president of the Vic Students Administrative Council, Benjamin started and ran the council’s student focus group on mental health.
As events coordinator of the African Student Association, Tomike helped foster a sense of community, and implemented a plan for responsible fiscal ma...
Rupinder co-founded the Geography and City Studies Student Association, and volunteered in the Malvern neighbourhood near Scarborough Campus.
Rebekah was president of Students Together for Social Change, and an advocate for diversity and equity at UTSC.
Victoria organized an awareness campaign about impaired driving, in memory of a fellow student.
[note: the drunk-driving victim was at Western]
As a co-president of his faculty’s graduate students association, Adam developed a feedback process that has improved the student experience
As a leader of the Varsity Blues “Athlete Ally” program, Angie has promoted a culture shift to create a safe space for the LGBTQ community.
Brandon was coordinator of the Transformative Learning Centre, and founded and led the centre’s weekly meditation circle.
Ming Yi was a founder of the You’re Next Career Network, the largest student-run career development organization on campus.
As President of the U of T Medical Society, Kim started the U of T Gift of Life Campaign to promote organ donation.
Rebecca was Loretto College’s House Council President, and co-president of the Medieval Studies Undergraduate Society.
In her role as Co-President of the Public Health Students Association, Shannon advocated for the interests of fellow students and endeavoured to prom...
Christelle led the founding of Landmarks, U of T’s new peer-reviewed undergraduate geography journal.
Theodora was the Inaugural Editor-In-Chief for U of T's International Health Program, U of T's largest student-run charity.
Marty has been President of the Nursing Undergraduate Society, and co-producer of a podcast focusing on the student nurse experience.
Valeriu helped raise thousands of dollars for U of T China Care, which provides surgery to orphaned children in China.
Jessie has been co-president of OXFAM U of T, and an executive member of Peace by PEACE, which teaches conflict resolution to children.
Anna was outreach coordinator of the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, and a mentor in the First-Year Learning Communities pr...
As President of the Rotman Commerce Marketing Association, Janice organized Spotlight, the association’s first conference.
Joanna founded the Big Sib mentorship program at her faculty, and volunteers as a peer mentor.
Victor was a committed volunteer in the equity movement at U of T, and a mentor for incoming kinesiology students.
Samriti was president of the U of T chapter of Students Offering Support, and of the Sikh Students Association.
Cindy has been an integral member of UTM’s department of Student Housing and Residence Life, as well as a team lead for Habitat for Humanity.
Sara has been a tireless volunteer at UTM as a Residence Experience Coach and study group facilitator.
As co-manager of the Cat’s Eye Lounge, Darren refreshed the space, re-designed the logo and website, and made a series of promotional videos.
As editor of The Mike, the St. Michael’s College newspaper, Palakh digitized, rebranded and re-launched the paper.
Karthy was Managing Editor of the Hart House Review, and Assistant Curator of the Hart House Library.
Pascal has been president of the Rotman Commerce Accounting Society, a peer mentor, and a member of the department’s dragon boat team.
Alicia was active in a myriad of activities at her faculty, including Rayman’s Run, Brushamania, Sharing Smiles Day, Africa in Dentistry, and Mental ...
Andrew facilitates a music program at a drop-in centre for homeless people, and founded a student concert series that raises funds for charity.
As the founding president of the Rotman Music Club, Rafael brought together a community of more than 80 musicians and enthusiasts from all over the w...
Gazelle was Dentistry’s graduate student president, and chaired the faculty’s Research Day.
Susan was the founder and editor-in-chief of Synergy: The Journal of Contemporary Asian Studies.
Sandra was the founding Co-President of the UTSC chapter of SEEDS – Supporting Education, Empowerment and Development through Science.
Sara was co-president of the UTM Association of Graduate Students, and developed a program to advance STEM education in Peel Region.
Zayne was a member of the board of directors of the Varsity and the Victoria College Senate, and the founding president of Books Outbound.
Daniel co-founded a student project to create videos about careers in the life sciences, and he was vice-president of the U of T Global Brigades.
Nathasha was president of the OISE Student Teachers Union.
John was Editor-in-Chief of Scarborough Fair Magazine, and founded a highly successful international creative writing contest.
As president of the Engineering Society, Ernesto negotiated a new agreement with UTSU, and modernized some of the faculty’s longstanding traditions.
Reid was Head of College at Trinity, and served on the executive of the Arts and Science Student Union.
April organized the Extended Conversations Initiative, a series of discussions about diversity, equity and social justice.
Jordan organized a number of public exhibitions of student work at the Daniels Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design.
Mujeeb was President of the Physical Therapy Graduate Student Association.
Mohammed was vice-president of the Undergraduate Pharmacy Society, and a committed volunteer with many faculty organizations.
As the Professional Development Director of the Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy student council, Rachel organized career workshops and ne...
Justine was a peer health educator at UTM, and also president of UTM Students for Partners in Health Canada.
Fatima was the outreach coordinator for Let’s Talk Science, which promotes STEM education in schools.
Samantha was Director of Community Outreach for the Institute of Medical Science Students’ Association.
Andrew was the driving force in revitalizing the Civil Engineering Graduate Students’ Association.
James was News Editor and Managing Online Editor of The Varsity, and a research analyst for the G8/G20 Research Group.
Jordan shared his experience as a vlogger in the UTMental campaign, and was a team leader in the Peer Health Educator program.
Camille was president of Scarborough’s Political Science Student Association, and a vice-president of the Scarborough Campus Students' Union.
As co-chair of the Master of Health Informatics Student Group, Melissa organized the first ever program reunion, and many other events.
Rahul co-founded the Robotics for Space Exploration club, which has grown to 40 members and competes internationally.
Dane was president of DECA U Ontario, which is a networking organization for students, and Co-Chair of the Management department’s Student Executive ...
As president of the Contemporary Asian Studies Student Union, Eros organized the INDePth Conference, and a student trip to Myanmar.
Yusing was a passionate volunteer at New College, as well as a mentor in the Pumped for Post Sec program for high-school students.
Ankita was instrumental in launching UTSC’s first Student Managed Fund, and has been a tireless volunteer at the Department of Management.
As a senior international student, Margaret worked tirelessly to help incoming Chinese students adapt to life on campus.
Anthony re-branded and re-launched The Letters – an LGBTQ+ club at Rotman – attracting a record membership.
Olivia was president of the college’s student union, and mentored incoming students through the Woodsworth Residence Academic Pod Program.
Kaleem was chair of the Trinity College student government, as well a dedicated campus advocate for mental health.
As co-president of the Celtic Studies Student Course Union, Kylie has been a tireless promoter of her discipline and the Irish language.
As co-chair of the Master of Health Informatics Student Group, Sara organized a town hall, the first ever program reunion, and other events.
Stephanie was a Vice-President and Commuter Co-Chair of her faculty’s student association.
Azadeh has held many posts at her faculty, including Orientation Camp Manager, and Director of the Rotman Design Challenge.
As president of her faculty’s graduate students’ union, Elise organized a series of student-led panels and symposia.
Alexandra was VP Finance of the Innis College Student Society, as well as an Orientation Coordinator and Director of the college choir.
Chantal promoted mental health and equity initiatives at Woodsworth, helping make the college a more inclusive place.
Alex was co-founder and chair of the Canadian Diabetes Association U of T Chapter, and a student member of the Governing Council.
Christine was Director General of the North American Model United Nations and played an integral role in enhancing the reputation of the conference o...
Brandon co-founded the Toronto chapter of Bridges to Prosperity, which builds bridges – literal ones – in the developing world.
As Finance Director of the Graduate Nurses Student Society, Catherine helped facilitate improved communication between students and faculty
Kareem has been VP of the Victoria University Student Union, an Orientation leader, and a residence don.
Daniel co-founded TED-X U of T Mississauga, and UTM’s business accelerator, i-CUBE.
As VP Internal Affairs of the Erindale Campus African Students Association, Funmi organized networking events and a successful Afrocentric dance comp...
Autumn was co-president of the Aboriginal Law Students’ Association, and co-editor of the Indigenous Law Journal.
As a VP of the Medical Society, Tara worked tirelessly to improve extracurricular opportunities for med students in Mississauga.
Eshita is Co-Founder & Vice-President of Global Youth Impact at UTSC - an organization that empowers young people, and she organized leadership works...
Aakriti co-founded Students of English Literature and Film at Scarborough Campus, and organized a creative writing conference for youth.
As Orientation Co-Chair at UC, Kimiya improved the experience of incoming students and raised thousands of dollars for charity.
Fariha founded and edited The Society, a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal for sociology and criminology students.
Pauline was editor-in-chief of Mindful, the undergraduate journal of the Ethics, Society & Law program, and helped organize Humanities for Humanity, ...
Ashna was a project leader at Alternative Reading Week, a Food Bank volunteer, and an executive member of UTM’s chapter of Amnesty International.
Ruhi was president of the Health Studies Students Union. Also, as a Peer Health Educator, she helped students connect with resources on campus.
Chris is a long-time volunteer and now director of Sol Music, a community music program for children from low income families.
Julia revitalized the Master of Information Student Council’s professional development program.
As president of the Rotman Sports Business Club, Kristina organized more than 15 events and doubled the club’s membership.
As the elected Don of Hall at Massey College, Jennifer showed exceptional leadership during the transition to a new Master of College, and advocated ...
Krupa was the first Co-Chief Equity Officer on the Student Law Society executive, and a senior editor of the U of T Law Review.
Laura was a Facilitated Study Group leader, and a Science Outreach volunteer with the Let’s Talk Science program.
Yalinie was president of U of T’s Amnesty International chapter, and also helped design a program to inspire First Nations children to pursue studies...
Vicky was a Program Assistant at the Centre for Community Partnerships, coordinating more than one hundred volunteers who tutored high school student...
Nathan was Don of the New College Living Learning Community in Chestnut Residence, and president of the Psychology Students’ Association.
Shonali proposed and consulted on the Woodsworth College Student’s Association Executive 2015 Award.
Jocelyn created a digital archive and website documenting the student life at her faculty.
Sydney was a director of U of T Student Union, and a VP of the Equity Studies Student Union.
Jackie was president of the Architecture and Visual Studies Student Union, and Orientation Coordinator for the Daniels Faculty.
Charles was co-president of the Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology Student Union, and co-editor of the Journal of Undergraduate Life Sciences.
As co-president of the U of T Autism Alliance, Victor increased membership and attendance, and organized many new events.
Alice was president of the UTM Residence Council, and a member of U of T’s Governing Council.
Sonia was Co-Editor of the European Studies journal Messages in the Media, and Editor-in-Chief of Trinity’s official magazine, the Salterrae.
Robin was president of the Healing Sounds of Music club, which stages monthly student concerts in retirement homes and hospitals.
Camila helped organize four consecutive Scientific Day symposia at the Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering.
As a member of the Moot Court Committee, Bilal led a successful effort to make the competition more accessible and competitive.
As a member of the Moot Court Committee and other faculty clubs, Dave has worked hard to build community spirit and improve the student experience.
Elspeth co-founded the first University Food Policy Council, and the U of T Entomophagy club Bug Bites.
Elizabeth was “Faith and Thought” editor at the college newspaper, The Mike, and a diligent student representative on the search committee for St Mik...
Caitlyn has been Co-President of Pharmacy Students for Women’s Health, and of the Global Medicine Initiative.
Shannon was co-president of the Anthropology Students’ Association, and a speaker at the Canadian Conference of Student Leadership.
Lucy has been a dedicated and highly professional member of Hart House Theatre, most notably as a stage manager
As co-president of the Faculty of Music Undergraduate Association, Mathias helped establish mental health and wellness services and a cost free orien...
Natasha was a volunteer with the Newman Catholic Students Club, and a Student Campus Minister at the Newman Centre.
Devangini was the founding president of TechXplore, a club that teaches computer programming to fellow students.
Christina was president of the OISE Graduate Students Association, and co-chair of the 15th annual OISE Dean’s Graduate Student’s Research Conference.
As Services and Equity Commissioner on the UC Lit, Matthew organized one of U of T’s largest formals, a Fireball Gala in 2016.
Scott has been a highly engaged member of the Student Affairs Committee at the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.
Jaquelyn was national conference chair of Women in Science and Engineering, and Undergraduate Coordinator of the Human Factor Interest Group.
Michelle was secretary of the Hart House Library and Literary Committee, as well as a mentor with the First in Family Program.
As co-president of the Victoria College International Student Association, Satoko worked to create a “home away from home” for international students.
As president of the Association of Political Science Students, Bushra organized the first ever multi-disciplinary undergraduate research colloquium.
As a member of Healing Sounds of Music, Edmee spearheaded a new program for patients at the Toronto Grace Health Centre.
Eric was Medical Co-Director of the University of Toronto International Health Program, and Co-Chair of the U of T Health and Human Rights Conference.
Pamela was director of Musical Minds Community Outreach, which provides free music lessons to low-income families. She was also co-chair of Relay for...
Catherine was a dedicated volunteer at her faculty, serving as Orientation Week Coordinator, Dentantics representative, and the Dentistry rep at UTSU.
Haley co-founded the Trans Inclusivity Project, which is the first transgender-focused club on the St. George Campus.
Joshua held two significant positions at The Varsity: Editor-in-Chief, followed by Chair of the Board of Directors.
As VP of athletic affairs at the Woodsworth College Students’ Association, Danielle has encouraged countless students to take part in intramural spor...
Rachel mentored fellow UTM students through the Office of Student Transitions, the Department of Student Life, and other campus bodies.
Alice was the first Student Director of SMC Lead, the college’s leadership conference, as well as a Commuter Don.
Judy served on the Graduate Nurses’ Student Society, and the Graduate Students’ Union, organizing many events and activities.
As Corporate Managing Director of the You’re Next Network, Charles organized two successful career fairs and many company information sessions.
Larissa was a co-founder and president of Trinity Against Sexual Violence and Harassment, and also president of the Trinity College Environmental Soc...
Abtin was Executive Editor of Juxtaposition, a student magazine on global health, and coordinated the REINVENT conference on neglected diseases.
Vivesh was Orientation Co-Coordinator at New College, and a VP of the West Indian Students' Association.
Alexandra was president of the institute’s graduate students’ union, and created a report suggesting ways to improve the student experience.
Martin was a committed Orientation Week leader, an Ambassador for the Department of Computer Science, and a mentor in the Humanities for Humanity out...
Ryan was vice president of the UC Lit, took an active role in fundraising for the college, and sits on the UC Building improvement committee.
As co-president of the Peace, Conflict and Justice Society, Jahaan helped develop a multidisciplinary undergraduate research colloquium.
Anna was the Commuter Commissioner on Vic’s student council, an Orientation leader, and a member of the Cat’s Eye Student Pub and Lounge Subcommittee.
Nada was Co-Chair of the Global Health Engage forum, and a peer mentor in several programs on campus.
Zahra was co-director and piano instructor at Musical Minds Community Outreach.
Meghna developed a new course for medical students in Knowledge Translation, and held several positions at the Canadian Federation of Medical Student...
As co-president of her faculty’s graduate students’ association, Samantha led an effort to address diversity and equity issues.
Maina was president of the Association of Part-time Undergraduate Students, and a student member of the Governing Council.
Ribhu was associate director of the You’re Next Career Network, and a co-founder of the Society of Petroleum Engineers at U of T.
As Vice President of the Students’ Law Society, Evan successfully advocated for the creation of a Dean’s Committee on mental health.
Adi was editor-in-chief of the U of T’s Undergraduate Journal of Political Science, and Head of Arts at Trinity College.
As chair of the N-Sight Mentorship Program, Sharon doubled both the number of events and overall attendance.
Rachel was VP Finance of the Engineering Society, and an executive member of Women in Science and Engineering.
Victoria was Head of Arts at Trinity, and sat on nearly every administrative and student board at the college.
As Crane Clan Leader of the Native Students Association, Audrey has been working on bringing greater Indigenous content into the U of T curriculum.
Hayden was editor-in-chief of Salterrae magazine, and Academic Director of the U of T International Relations Society.
Michael was chair of the Materials Science and Engineering Club, and also served three times as Head Leader of Orientation Week.
As president of his faculty’s Graduate Students’ Association, Andrew created networking opportunities in the life sciences industry.
Sudipta was co-editor of Juxtaposition Global Health Magazine, and co president of the Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Student Union.
Housam has been a dedicated member of the Hart House Social Justice Committee and the Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office.
Joseph was president of the Undergraduate Pharmacy Society, and co-chair of the Ontario Pharmacy Students Integrative Summit.
As UTSU’s Vice President Equity, Najiba worked tirelessly to make U of T more inclusive and equitable.
Jessica was a powerful advocate at her faculty for mental health awareness and global health.
Eric was president of the University College student council, and chaired the Intramural Sports Council.
Khapil Co-Chaired the 2015 LIVE Conference for business students, and volunteered for Scarborough’s Department of Management.
Nikki founded the Scarborough Campus chapter of Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières.
Shubham served on the New College Residence Council, and was Education and Philanthropy Director on the college’s student council.
As co-chair of the International Students’ Caucus, Stephanie achieved a tenfold increase in student participation over three years.
As president of the Arts & Science Students’ Union, Abdullah advocated for students at U of T’s largest faculty.
Navita was co-president of the Public Health Students’ Association and co-chair of the Graduate Student Alliance for Global Health.
Amanda has been a committed volunteer for several organizations, including the IMAGINE clinic for uninsured clients, and the Nursing Undergraduate So...
Dhanela was co-chair of the Native Students’ Association and of Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement.
Jonathan has been a committed volunteer with his college’s World University Service of Canada, and the Student Refugee Program.
Stevelle was a VP of the Students of Sociology association, and an award-winning mentor with the IMANI Mentorship Program.
As president of the UC Lit, Amanda oversaw the restructuring and re-launch of Diabolos’, the college’s student-run coffee bar.
Justin developed a reading-week program that brought Indigenous and non Indigenous students together to look at health issues.
Marta was co-executive of Innis’s World University Service of Canada Committee, and her college’s Orientation Coordinator.
Rowena was Co-Director of the U of T International Health Program, and editor-in-chief of the Health Perspectives Undergraduate Journal.
Kevin planned and executed the Nursing faculty’s largest ever mentorship program.
Matthew was president of Rotman Net Impact, which under his leadership was named International Chapter of the Year.
Trevor was class president, and also co-chaired Sharing Smiles, which is a student-led program to provide dental care to people with special needs.
Nicole held many positions at Innis, including VP Finance of the student society, Orientation Marshall, and student rep on the college council.
Vivian was co-president of both the Immunology Students’ Association and the Medical Sciences Students’ Union.
Emily served as co-president of no less than three different course unions, and was co editor of the Attaché Journal of International Affairs.
Diva founded – and was the president of – the Arts & Science Undergraduate Research Group.
Effie was U of T’s student rep at the Canadian Nutrition Society, and led community outreach for her program’s student union.
Nancy was Reach-Out Director of U of T’s chapter of the Global Brigades, an international organization working to empower under resourced communities.
Dawn was chair of the i-School Tech Fund committee, as well as secretary of the Association for Information Systems student chapter.
Sandy was co-president of the Neuroscience Association for Undergraduate Students, and VP of Healing Sounds of Music.
Tracy was president of her program’s student union, and Director of Client Relations for the Public Good Initiative.
Andrew was president of the Students’ Law Society, co-president of Out in Law, and an advocate for under-represented students at the faculty.
Henry co-founded the Association of Accountancy, and re-structured the financing of Management student clubs, saving tens of thousands of dollars.
Seth Watt designed and carried out two major independent research projects on quality of life in the transgender community and effects of transgender...
Gabriel was a Project Leader for Alternative Reading Week at the Centre for Community Partnerships.
As president of his faculty’s undergraduate students’ association, Darrin revised its constitution and by-laws, leading a major governance reform pro...
Adam was a residence don and a committed volunteer for a number of organizations, including the Centre for Community Partnerships.
Carolyn was co-president of the Cell & Systems Biology Student Union, and co-director of the Saturday Program, which provides mentorship to schoolchi...
Jerry was director of marketing for the Rotman Commerce Pride Alliance, and an executive member of LGBTOUT.
Rong was Marketing Director of the You’re Next Career Network, director of the faculty’s yearbook, and a director of the U of T Engineering Competiti...
Annette was Editor-in-Chief for two years of IMS Magazine, the quarterly publication of the Institute of Medical Science.
Vincent coordinated the Architecture and Visual Studies mentorship program.
Ashley has been a senior mentor with First in the Family, helping first-generation students navigate U of T and fostering a sense of community.
Vivian was acting president of the Canadian Asian Student Society, and a committed volunteer for a number of organizations on campus.
As Student Secretary of the Hart House Finance Committee, Evelyn oversaw the budgets of all the Hart House clubs
Freda was a leader on the Hart House Music Committee, and served on the Hart House Board of Stewards.
Kelly was president of the Rotman Commerce Students Association.
Gabriel was co-president of the Victoria University Student Administrative Council, and the senior representative of the Hart House Debate Club.
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