Student Success Mentors & Academic Advising

School of AMPD (Arts, Media, Performance and Design)

Hello from our Winters College Mentors! We are upper year student success mentors who have been trained to engage and connect with you to help you with your undergraduate experience!  To learn more about us check out our profiles below and if you have any questions regarding transitioning to York or if you have any ideas for events you would like us to host, please email us at joinampd@yorku.ca

New Incoming Students or to Connect with a Mentor: joinampd@yorku.ca

Undergraduate Students Advising: oaiss@yorku.ca

Faculty of Education, BA Educational Studies Advising: osp@edu.yorku.ca

Name: Karishma
Program: Design (BDES)
Pronouns: She/Her
Advice I would give to my first year self: Don’t be afraid to make friends! AMPD is an amazing and creative environment full of like-minded people, and everyone is so inviting and kind to talk to!
Name: Emma
Program: Theatre Production and Design
Pronouns: She/Her
Advice I would give to my first year self: My advice would be to get involved. University goes by so quickly so be sure to make the most of every moment and embrace every experience!
Name: Sebastian/Seb
Program: Screenwriting
Pronouns: He/Him
Advice I would give to my first year self: I would tell my first year self to not be so shy!
Name: Audrey
Program: Screenwriting
Pronouns: She/Her
Advice I would give to my first year self: Make the most of every opportunity!
Name: Dulce
Program: Music
Pronouns: She/Her
Advice I would give to my first year self: “Use your time on what you can control and not on worrying about things you can’t control.”
Name: Paria
Program: Visual Arts and Art History
Pronouns: She/Her
Advice I would give to my first year self: “If you really want it, you can achieve it.”

Completing my degree
Do you have any questions relating to your degree requirements? Or what courses to take? Or how to petition your courses? We recommend you make an appointment with the Office of Advising and Integrated Student Services (OAISS). OAISS is your destination for undergraduate advising, peer mentoring, and academic support.

Faculty of Education, BA Educational Studies: