Hi! My name is Amy Kingston and I am a second year double major specializing in Theatre Studies and Human Rights and Equity. My pronouns are she/her. I am originally from Red Deer, Alberta but I have recently completed a one year intensive acting progr… View ArticleRead Amy Kingston's full profile.
Student Ambassadors and Mentors (SAMs) are trained upper-year students dedicated to providing you with assistance and information to support your academic success. You can connect with a SAM/Mentor in your discipline or with others who have different areas of expertise or interests.
- Resource information on services at York and the wider community
- Referrals to appropriate contacts on campus
- AMPD events
- Tips for success
- And much, much more…
Connect with our SAMs:
- In person in the AMPD Information Centre, located in the main lobby of the Joan & Martin Goldfarb Centre for the Fine Arts [#5 on the map]
- By email firstname.lastname@example.org
- By phone during office hours at 416-736-2100 ext. 20838
Student Ambassadors & Mentors
Hey everyone! My name is Blair Smith-Herbert, and I am a 3rd year music performance major. My pronouns are he/him. This is my first year as a Student Mentor! Aside from that, I’m also the Director of Communications for the Music Students Association, f… View ArticleRead Blair Smith-Herbert's full profile.
My name is Chevon Gilzene and I am in my fifth year here at York. I am a music major with a double major in international development studies. I chose York because of the sense of community. Even though York is a large university, there are many oppor… View ArticleRead Chevon Gilzene's full profile.
My name is Dani De Angelis and I’m a 4th year Visual Art BFA student minoring in Psychology and I use the pronouns she/her. I’m passionate about painting, art therapy, and meeting new people. I have been drawing and colouring since I could pick up a cr… View ArticleRead Dani DeAngelis's full profile.
My name is Divya Mehta and I will be one of your Digital Media Peer Mentors for this academic year 2017-2018. I am currently a 3rd year Digital Media student here at York University. I grew up in the sweet island of Trinidad but I permanently moved to… View ArticleRead Divya Mehta's full profile.
Hey Folks! My name is Emilio Bernardo-Ciddio, and I am a 4th year music major and geography minor. My pronouns are He/Him. I wear many hats here in AMPD! This summer I was the YU Start Leader for first years, and during the school year I am a Student A… View ArticleRead Emilio Bernardo-Ciddio's full profile.
Hi, my name is James Tulloch and I am a 3rd year music student studying in Jazz voice. I grew up in Brampton, Ontario for the majority of my life, but I hopped around different places across the GTA. I was always jumping schools, but my favorite exper… View ArticleRead James Tulloch's full profile.
Hi, my name is Kimberly Davis. I’m a third-year student in the Digital Media program. I was born in Jamaica and spent the first nine years of my life there until later moving to Canada. I have been interested in computers since I was seven years old an… View ArticleRead Kimberly Davis's full profile.
Hello there! My name is Laura and I’m a fifth year Theatre Production and Psychology double major student. My preferred pronouns are she and her. I grew up in a small village just north of Barrie (seriously, it’s tiny) and I am loving life in the big c… View ArticleRead Laura Clark's full profile.
Hi, my name is Liana Shaw! My pronouns are she/her. I am a Cinema and Media Studies student currently in my 3rd year here at York. I chose to study at York because of the diversity and multicultural experience that the university provides, as well as t… View ArticleRead Liana Shaw's full profile.
Hello everyone! My name is Lindsey Thompson. I am a fourth year dance major in the choreography performance stream, but I’m also enrolled in consecutive education and my second teaching subject is kinesiology. I am a member of the York Dance Ensemble… View ArticleRead Lindsay Thompson's full profile.
My name is Madeleine Harkness and I am currently a theatre production, design and playwright student in my third year, and I use she/her pronouns. I grew up in Port Hope Ontario, but commuted to Peterborough every day for high school because of a spec… View ArticleRead Madeleine Harkness's full profile.
Hola! My name is Lucía. I moved to Toronto in 2014 as an International Student from Colombia. Currently, I am in my 4th year of the Dance-Choreography & Performance program. I chose York because of its well-rounded program where I am not only train… View ArticleRead Maria Lucia Llano's full profile.
Hello! My name is Nima Arabi and I am a 4th year student studying in Visual Arts BFA program. One thing that is notable about me is that I have always been a reliable listener. My friends used to ask my council for their issues, and it makes me happy t… View ArticleRead Nima Arabi's full profile.
My name is Paojia (PJ for short), I am currently enrolled in my 3rd year in the YSDN (York Sheridan Design) program, I identify as a female, preferring she and her, as well as pansexual (LGBTQ+ pride!!). I was born and raised right here in the GTA, spe… View ArticleRead Paojia Tang's full profile.
Hey everyone, my name’s Peter and I’m a fourth year film production student from Toronto. I got exposed to film at a very young age, and by the time I was in middle school, knew I wanted to be a filmmaker. I started making films with my friends for a… View ArticleRead Peter Widdrington's full profile.
Hi! My name is Tiana Kralj and I am a third year Theatre student focused on Devised Theatre as well as Set and Costume Design. My pronoun is she/her. I’m a commuter from Mississauga, which is where I grew up. I have worked for several years as camp co… View ArticleRead Tiana Kralj's full profile.
My name is Vaiva, and I grew up in Toronto loving art and learning. My whole life I have loved to create, and I found visual art to be a perfect outlet for my creative and outgoing personality. I have always had a love for leading and helping others to… View ArticleRead Vaiva Slapsys's full profile.
Hi I am Valeriy Kostyuk, I am a 4th year Theatre Production and Design student. A significant amount of my childhood was spent in Odessa, Ukraine where I was exposed to the art of theatre for the first time. At the age of 10, I moved to Richmond Hill w… View ArticleRead Valeriy Kostyuk's full profile.