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Peer Leaders are trained, upper year students from a variety of faculties who specialize in providing support for incoming first year students. Peer Leaders will be matched with first year students based on a set of demographic and values based questions, and will meet their mentees during Ignite Orientation 2017

Mentors will encourage mentees to be engaged, self-advocating learners; both inside and outside the classroom. Mentors are expected to:

  • Uphold confidentiality (unless the mentee indicates there is a threat to themselves or others) and maintain professionalism.
  • Provide suggestions/reflective feedback on their mentoring.
  • Adhere to the Student Code of Conduct at all times.
  • Co-ordinate activities for you throughout the academic year.

This position is a Specialty Role in the UOIT Ambassador program. As part of that program, Peer Leaders will also be required to participate in a minimum of 2 campus events; these events will count towards the completion of the Ambassador requirements. 

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