Peer Mentorship Programs at UOIT foster a culture of inclusivity and support for students throughout their post-secondary journey and beyond. These programs strive to construct a network of peers who provide guidance through intentional mentorship opportunities and community engagement. Through a campuswide co-ordinated effort, program participants will have an experience that encourages their success and cultivates a sense of belonging at UOIT.
UOIT Peer Mentorship Programs will work collaboratively to ensure students have the opportunity to connect with the mentorship community, receive support and engage with their peers.
UOIT Peer Mentorship programs strive to:
- Establish an inclusive and welcoming community of peers that cultivates a network and culture of mentorship.
- Provide support and guidance to UOIT students through various transitions in their post-secondary journey; from acceptance to post-graduation.
- Engage participants in personal growth, lifelong learning and leadership opportunities through flexible, experiential programming that leverages the development of interpersonal, academic and professional skills.
- Create a unified mentorship network that fosters respectful, interdisciplinary connections between individual peer programs and provides opportunities for collaborative programming.