PAL Peer Mentors 2014-2015

Alana


Alana H.

Hi, my name is Alana and this is my first time as a PAL peer mentor. I transferred from the Arts and Science Transition program to the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. This year I am pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Animal Bioscience. I enjoy writing and photography in my spare time. I am interested in meeting people from different cultures.

Alexa

  

Alexa M.

My name is Alexa. I am in my second year of studies and am working on my first year of Nutrition. I grew up on a farm in southern Saskatchewan where I was involved in dance, school activities, band, and piano. I'm a major reader and can't ever resist a re-read of my battered Harry Potter books. I am super excited to be involved in the PAL program this year!

Alexandra

  

Alexandra S.

My name is Alexandra and I am currently in my second year of Animal Bioscience. I enjoy dancing, travelling, petting baby animals, and eating pizza. I do not enjoy doing any of the above activities in the rain or eating olives. I'm looking forward to my first year with the PAL program!

Aly


Aly S.

Hi! My name is Aly and I am in my third year at the U of S. I am majoring in International Studies and minoring in Spanish. I love reading, camping, skating, and participating in the debate club on campus. I am very excited about meeting new people and gaining new experiences this year!

Alyssa

  

Alyssa W.

I am currently enrolled in my second year of university. I am in the Education- Home Economics program and am also working on a second degree in Biology. I enjoy fishing, camping and shopping in my spare time. I am looking forward to being apart of the PAL program to help others in any way that I can.

Amani


Amani K.

Hey there, my name is Amani and I will be entering my second year at the U of S this fall. Although I am an Arts & Science student, I haven't yet pinpointed what I'd like my undergrad degree to be... I'm still working on discovering my passion. One thing I am sure of though, is that I'm excited to be a PAL peer mentor for the first time next fall.

Andrew


Andrew P.

Hi, my name is Andrew. I am going into third year of civil engineering. I enjoy sports, outdoor activities, and school events.  I was a first year representative, council secretary for the SESS, and director for Spectrum. In my spare time I like rock climbing, swimming, and fishing. I also enjoy working on math challenges and physics problems

Anika

  

Anika M.

Hi there, I am Anika, currently in my second year of Bachelors of Business degree with Human Resource Management as my major. I have been with Pal Peer Mentor for a year now and so far it has been an amazing experience with lots to learn and give. Looking forward to this coming year too.

Asad


Asad S.

Hi, I am Asad. This is my first year at U of S, I am doing PhD in Sociology. I am passionate about traveling and talking to the new people. My hobbies are blogging, internet browsing, reading news especially about current affairs of global politics. I am good in web & graphic designing and internet marketing. As a peer mentor, I would like to share my knowledge and experience through this amazing PAL program by U of S.

Asbah

  

Asbah R.

Hey, I'm Asbah. I am a third year student doing a biology degree. I love learning new and interesting things, being around people and, above all, being active with any kind of activity!

Avery


Avery C.

Hi! My name is Avery and I am entering my second year of Arts & Science majoring in Anatomy and Cell Biology. I am originally from rural Alberta but love Saskatoon. My other interests include cooking, reading, horseback riding and yoga.

Bassey


Bassey B.

I am Bassey, a Nigerian and a PhD student in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics. I have a very strong passion for teaching and learning, and derive so much pleasure from helping others. I am so glad to be a PAL Peer Mentor!

Blake

  

Blake B.

I grew up in La Ronge, finished high school in North Battleford, and then came to Saskatoon for University. In 2012 I began a B.Mus. I recently changed my degree to a B.A. This change will allow me a more diverse class choice. My major is still music.

Brenna

  

Brenna G.

Hi there! My name is Brenna. I am going into my second year in the College of Arts and Science, and I am working toward a honours Biochemistry degree with a career in the health sciences in mind. I am excited to start my first year in the PAL program!

Brianna


Brianna H.

Hi! My name is Brianna and I was born and raised on a farm near small town Rocanville, Saskatchewan. I am currently in my second year, taking my degree in Physiology and Pharmacology. I have a passion for helping others and when I am not studying, you can find me cooking, baking, playing sports, and hanging out with my friends and family.

Bryce

  

Bryce B.

Hi! My name is Bryce and I am starting my second year of Arts and Science at the U of S! I plan on transferring into Education later on in my university career and I can't wait to spread the excitement of university to my LC students!

Cathy


Cathy Q.

Hello! I am Cathy. I am entering my second year Master's program at the department of Geological Sciences. My hobbies are dancing and painting. It is amazing to find there is a PAL program and be a member of them. So make the most of your time at U of S and don't hesitate to attend the activities!

Celestin


Celestin U.

Hi! my name is Celestin (on most accounts, found as Cele Use, it's the same name just made short and simple to pronounce though some prefer calling me Celestin Use.) I began my university studies at University of Saskatchewan in 2013. So, I am doing second year this coming fall. My aim is to get into Civil Engineering. I am proud to be one of the Peer Mentors.

ChelseaB

  

Chelsea B.

Hi! My name is Chelsea and I am going into my fourth year at the U of S, majoring in Psychology. I am originally from Victoria, BC, and I love this Saskatchewan adventure that I am on. Outside of school I enjoy walking my dog, listening to music, and sipping on tea.

ChelseaK

  

Chelsea K.

I am a small town girl who has grown to love the city in my past six years of school. I love having grocery stores open seven days a week and stores open past six. Yet, after I am completed my pharmacy degree this spring, my husband and I are headed back to northern Saskatchewan and buying an acreage.

Dakoda

  

Dakoda H.

Hi, My name is Dakoda and I am from small town Alberta. I am entering my second year at the U of S and I am very excited to be starting my first year as a peer mentor!

Danielle

  

Danielle M.

Hi! My name is Danielle and I will be entering into my second year at the U of S. I am currently in the College of Kinesiology, and I hope to pursue a degree in Nutrition. I love to exercise, read, and be with friends in my spare time. I am excited to be a peer mentor this year, so that I can help others and meet many new wonderful people!

Denae

  

Denae P.

Hello! My name is Denae and I am a third year Psychology major. I have a very lively life; working two jobs, being in Next Up, leading faith studies with Catholic Christian Outreach, running a ministry at Holy Family Cathedral and spending time with family and friends. Life is wonderful; University is exhilarating & I hope that I can help first year students find a home here at the U of S!

Dmitriy


Dmitriy C.

Hi. My name is Dmitriy. I am Biomedical engineering graduate student. Originally I am from Kazakhstan, I got my degree in Ballistics and Aerodynamics in Moscow, and now I enjoy Saskatoon weather.

Dylan


Dylan H.

Hi, my name is Dylan, and I'm a second year Arts & Science student. I come from a small town with a population about as big as one university class. I'm looking forward to a great new term and working with some interesting people.

Emily


Emily B.

Hi! My name is Emily and I am entering my second year at U of S. When I am not studying I am with the Huskie track team, taking pictures, or having fun with my friends! I am excited to tutor, help, and learn with the PAL program!

Emmanuel

  

Emmanuel O.

Hello there! I'm a third year Physiology and Pharmacology student. I absolutely love classical music, acting, teaching, creating and playing basketball.

Gabe


Gabe S.

This is Gabe. He is an urban planning student here at the U of S. While appearing harmless, this creature has been known to become very competitive if challenged with a frisbee, puck, or football. He also enjoys learning about pretty much anything and voraciously consumes the news. If you are lucky enough to spot Gabe in his natural habitat, feel free to approach him—but by all means do not feed him.

Garret


Garret P.

Hi! I'm Garret and I'm originally from Coronach, SK. I'm going into my third year of an English degree. I love dealing with all types of media, whether it be with music, film, literature, or video games.

Hanah


Hanah M.

Hello! Since moving from Regina to Saskatoon in September 2013, I have completed my first year at the U of S and plan to apply for Social Work in January. I love this campus and all it has to offer! When I am not studying, you can find me practicing and teaching yoga, or playing in nature! I look forward to building friendships, learning, and assisting through the peer mentorship program.

Helen


Helen T.

I'm a second year student in the College of Arts and Science and I'm an aspiring cat lady. Aside from that goal, I'm currently majoring in Anatomy and Cell Biology (it changes every week!) with the hopes of pursing a career in the health sciences. You can usually find me running by the river in the morning or visiting coffee shops on Broadway Ave.

Hermione


Hermione Z.

Hi, my name is Hermione and I am Chinese. I will be a second year Engineering student in September.I like reading novels. This is my first year as a peer mentor but I will be very glad to help you.

Jacqui


Jacqui N.

Hi, my name is Jacqui and I am from Peepeekisis First Nation near Fort Qu'Appelle, SK. I am entering my third year of studies (Bachelor of Science--Microbiology and Immunology). When I am not busy with my studies and/or mom-duties, I like to spend time playing with my daughter and watching hockey with my significant other. I like video games and jogging, but don't always find time for either. Lastly, I am a proud Cree woman, and I hope to see other Aboriginal students succeed in their studies. I chose to become a peer mentor to assist other Aboriginal students in their transition into university.

Jake B


Jake B.

I'm from Moose Jaw, SK and I'm working on finishing my Physiology and Pharmacology degree this year. I work in the Health Sciences library and I enjoy playing music, animals, and spending time with friends.

Jason


Jason D.

Hi, I am Jason and I am a Physics Major at the University of Saskatchewan. I find passion in helping students learn to their full potential and have fun while doing it! Hope to see you around campus!

Jeff


Jeff B.

Hi my name is Jeff. I'm a former chef now back in school and I'm going into my third year of my geophysics degree! This is my second run being a PAL Peer Mentor and I am looking forward to another great year! Feel free to say hello if you see me around!

Jenny

  

Jenny G.

Jenny is in her third year of graduate studies in environmental anthropology. She also completed her undergraduate degree at the U of S in anthropology in June of 2012. She was born and raised in Saskatoon and enjoys camping, hiking, biking, travel, reading, cross stitch, and being oddly neat and organized! She has 4 nieces who are 1, 3, 5, and 7 and two more on the way this fall. She is very excited to be a part of the PAL program and she will talk your ear off if you let her!!!

Jerry


Jerry W.

Hi, I am Jerry! I am pleased to be accepted by PAL, and this is also my first volunteer experience in Canada. I like talking with people and sharing personal stories. Feel free to come, I am here.

Jessica


Jessica K.

Hey there, my name is Jessica. I a third year undergraduate studying English, Psychology, and Spanish. In my free time I like to read, ride my bike, spend time outside, play music and sing. I also love to travel and I most recently spent a year living and volunteering in Costa Rica. I'm looking forward to my year with PAL!

Jillian


Jillian G.

Hi! My name is Jill. I am going into my fourth year here at the U of S. I chose to major in anatomy and cell biology. I hope to pursue a career in the healthcare field. In my spare time I enjoy playing rec sports, biking, drinking coffee, watching netflix, and playing the cello.

Jordan


Jordan M.

Hi, my name is Jordan. I'm from the small town of Grandview, Manitoba. I have many interests including playing and listening to music, various sports, dancing, movies, and all sorts of outdoor activities like fishing, hiking, and camping. I love to travel and try all kinds of new and exciting things, which is probably why I don't have set plans for the future. I'll be entering my fourth year in the college of Arts and Science. I look forward to being a Peer Mentor for a third year and meeting lots of new people.

Josh


Josh C.

Hi! I'm in my third year of studies, my major is Business Economics. I am a first time Peer Mentor and look forward to it. In addition to school I work for the Hanlon Centre for International Business Studies (also on campus). Away from campus I like to hike, bike, fish and spend time with my wife.

Kaitlin

  

Kaitlin K.

Hi my name is Kaitlin! I grew up in Swift Current, SK and just finished my degree in Renewable Resource Management in June 2014. This fall I will be studying as a graduate student in Agricultural Economics. This is my first year as a peer mentor and I'm excited to be a part of the PAL program!

Kari


Kari D.

Hi! I'm a third-year student majoring in psychology and minoring in digital culture and new media studies, hailing from Manitoba. I enjoy watching and/or talking about television and movies more than the average person and I firmly believe that everything can be made better with the addition of chocolate, peanut butter, or bacon. Don't let my fast walking deceive you, I love to stop and chat so say hello to me any time!

Kat


Kat H.

Hey everyone! My name is Katrina and I'm from Pincher Creek, a small town in south-west Alberta. I'm working towards a degree in Biology and then hopefully go on to get my Education degree. I love singing, acting, music - I'm pretty artsy when I'm not in the classroom! On top of all the fine arts I love sleep, food... and of course camping and travelling. Hope to see you around!

Kathleen


Kathleen H.

Hello everyone! My name is Kathleen. I grew up on a mixed farm in southwestern Manitoba. I am a third year AgBio student majoring in Animal Science. This is my second year with PAL, and once again, I look forward to working with everyone and meeting new people!

Kathleen


Kathleen A.

Hello! I'm originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan is my sixth Canadian province of residence! In no particular order, I love traveling, insects, reading, and playing in the park with my two-year old. I started a PhD in the School of Environment and Sustainability a year ago, and I'm excited to begin volunteering as a PAL mentor in Sept.2014.

Kirby


Kirby B.

Hi! My name is Kirby, and I am from a small town in southwestern Manitoba. I am in the college of Arts & Science, majoring in Sociology. I enjoy cooking, reading, and listening to music in my spare time. This will be my first year as a Peer Mentor, and I look forward to meeting lots of new people!

Koryn


Koryn H.

Hey guys! I'm Koryn and in my fourth year at the U of S. I'm taking Animal Sciences through the College of Agriculture and Bioresources and planning to apply to the WCVM when I'm finished my B.Sc. I come from a small town and like to be active. I'm looking forward to my first year being a PAL mentor and giving back to our university community!

Kostas

  

Kostas K.

Hi, my name is Kostas and I'm a 3rd year regional and urban planning student. I am from Yorkton Saskatchewan and I am passionate about playing music; guitar in particular.

Kumkum


Kumkum A.

Hi, I am Kumkum, a graduate student in the department of Biology. I love learning anything new and I believe meeting people is the best way to learn. I also enjoy juggling with different kinds of work. I am really excited to become a PAL mentor.

Leanne

  

Leanne J.

Hi! My name is Leanne and I am in my third year of Psychology. I'm excited to be part of the Writing Help team for another year. I am friendly and talkative with a passion for traveling. I enjoy spending time outside and take study breaks to walk by river.

Lexi


Lexi B.

Holla! My name is Lexi and I am going into my third year of Anatomy and Cell Biology. When I'm not studying I'm riding and jumping horses on the Western Canadian Amateur Circuit. I am a classically trained musician in both Voice and Violin, fair warning if you ask me to sing for you I will probably spout off into an Italian Aria! I consider myself a reformed perfectionist and am often running around like a maniac but I always make time to sit down with a good book.

Lexi


Lisa L.

Hello! I am currently a fourth year student doing a double degree (B.Ed. and B.A. in Native Studies). Following graduation I plan on working as an educator as it is a passion of mine. I am excited to be working as a peer mentor again this year in the ASAP program. In my spare time I enjoy travelling, rabble-rousing and scheming future plans.

Madhurja

  

Madhurja G.

Hey, my name is Madhurja. I completed my first year of university in Arts and Science Transition Program . Now I am Transferring to Edwards School of Business and I am planning to do my major in Accounting. I believe I have a friendly behavior and can get along with any people easily. My hobby is playing soccer, chatting with friends and travelling. I am very excited about joining PAL Peer Mentor program as it would give me opportunity to meet new people and help them in their need.

Maria

  

Maria M.

Hi my name is Maria and I'm Colombian. I'm currently entering my second year of university and I'm so excited to be part of the PAL program. I enjoy helping others to learn and I hope to meet new people!

Marion

  

Marion P.

Hi there, my name is Marion. I just started the first year of my PhD in educational administration. I also have both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in public administration. I mostly study sociology, political philosophy, public policy, and organization theory. I love to read novels and play the game Minecraft in my (limited) spare time. I also like cooking and working in my garden. I’m very much looking forward to my first year as a peer mentor – it’s always better to learn with friends.

Mark


Mark L.

Hey, my name is Mark. I am in my 4th year of Civil Engineering. This is my 1st year with PAL program, and I hope I can help!

Maryann


Maryann S.

Hi, I’m Maryann. Currently, I’m a 4th year archaeology student and I also have a B.A. and M.Ed. from…....a while ago. Anyway, I’m excited to be part of the PAL Peer Mentor program! I enjoy reading, traveling, being outside in the garden, and picking up interesting rocks. I’m looking forward to meeting loads of interesting people.

Masooma


Masooma B.

Hi, my name is Masooma. I am in Arts and Science and this will be my first year as a peer mentor. So I am very excited! I love watching movies and in my free time, I love to sketch.

Matt


Matt D.

Hi! My name is Matt. I'm entering my third year of an Arts degree with a major in English and a minor in Philosophy. I love reading about writing and writing about reading! Foucault, Sartre, and de Beauvoir are my buds! I am excited to join the PAL team and help first-year students avoid the mistakes I made in my first year.

Megan


Megan E.

My name is Megan and I am from a small town in Saskatchewan. I have lived in Saskatoon for five years. I will be entering my seventh year of university in the fall. I am looking forward to my second year as a PAL peer mentor and my second year in the Bachelor of Education program in the fall. In my spare time I enjoy fishing and reading.

Michaella


Michaella S.

Tansi/Hello, my name is Michaella and I am from Frog Lake First Nation. I am in my second year of Arts and Science but will be applying into Aboriginal Justice and Criminology (ABJAC) this coming March in aspiration to become a Criminal Lawyer. I am the first Aboriginal woman to win the title Miss Teen Saskatchewan; therefore I have quite a bit experience with facilitating and mentoring. Aside from my studies, I model, act, sing, and facilitate a variety of different workshops and presentations. I enjoy yoga, basketball, working out, travelling, being outdoors, helping others, and accomplishing new things. I am excited to be Peer Mentoring first-year students in the Aboriginal Student Achievement Program (ASAP); creating a bond between Aboriginal students and connecting them with like-minded people. I am looking forward to making new friends and helping others. Don't be shy to say hello; see you around campus!

Milo


Milo C.

My name is Milo and I am from the Beardy's & Okemasis First Nation reserve. I am going into my third year of Arts and Science for Drama. I enjoy reading, writing, making silly faces, watching So You Think You Can Dance and being with my family & friends. I plan on becoming a famous actor one day so become my pal and I may just mention you in my Oscar acceptance speech.

Mitch


Mitch B.

Hi, my name is Mitch and I am a third year Arts and Science student. I am pursuing a political science degree with the hopes of either entering into law or grad school. I enjoy all kinds of sports, reading, and watching old movies. I look forward to being a PAL mentor!

Molly

  

Molly C.

Hi, I'm Molly! I'll be entering my 3rd year of Kinesiology at the UofS and this will be my first year with the PAL program. I am very excited to get started with PAL and the opportunities it will bring me. I am originally from Moose Jaw so not too far home! I enjoy staying active and going to huskie games (classic kin student), I also enjoy hanging with friends, trying new things, and the occasional night on the town.

Monica

  

Monica I.

Hi my name is Monica. I am from the Canoe Lake Cree Nation and this is my first year as a PAL mentor. I graduated from Prince Albert and now live here. I am going into my fifth year of school and major in Psychology. I am involved with the USSU so if you have any questions just email me.

Nancy


Nancy H.

Hi! My name is QingYun but most people call me Nancy! I am going into my third year in Anatomy and Cell Biology. This is my second year in PAL and I am so excited to be a part of it! I love all kinds of food!! My interests are hanging out with friends and playing badminton.

Naomi


Naomi M.

My name is Naomi. I am finishing my fourth year completing a Bachelor of Arts in Native Studies. I enjoy photography and art. I have been involved with the PAL program for the Aboriginal Student Achievement Office since 2013 and really enjoyed it.

Nataliia


Nataliia S.

Hi! My name is Nataliia and I am from Ukraine. I'm doing MA in Economics. I like animals, music, books and sweets. I'm very excited to be a part of PAL.

Nicole

  

Nicole L.

This is the picture of someone who goes by the name Nicole. Who is this Nicole I speak of you may ask? Well she is a very eccentric and sarcastic physics student who loves to draw and paint probably more than is good for her. She can often be seen singing to herself and making the world seem like its an actual musical. Feel free to approach her but be warned: she will most likely begin talking about some unrelated science topic at high speeds!

Pearl


Pearl S.

Hello, my name is Pearl. I am a third year student in ESB. I am interested in Math, French, English, Finance, and would like to help students as a peer mentor. It's so nice to be in PAL program!

Puspita L


Puspita L.  

My name is Puspita and I am a toxicology major. Besides being a workaholic I love cooking, reading and painting. This is my third year with PAL.

Ramy


Ramy T.

Hello, my name is Ramy and I am in my third year of Arts and Science, working towards a Physics degree. I enjoy discovering, science in general, any form of physical activity and being around people.

Ramy


Raylene K.

Hello Everyone, my name is Raylene. I am from the Cote First Nation which is in the Yorkton area, south east of Saskatchewan. I am currently in my second year of study at the U of S, majoring in the Aboriginal Public Administration program. I enjoy being a part of the University and its programs that are available to students. I have two little beautiful daughters that are my drive to becoming an educated First Nation woman, for the betterment of their future.

Russell

  

Russell G.

Hi, I am Russell and I am entering my third year at the University of Saskatchewan working towards a degree in Political Studies. My interests include travelling, curling, reading, hiking and discovering new things. I look forward to being a PAL peer mentor this upcoming academic year, meeting new people, and facing the challenges that come!

Sandi


Sandi Y.

Hello! I am happy to say that my first year of university has been wonderful and I definitely relied on a lot of academic programs, such as PAL, to get by. I plan to major in in Physiology and Pharmacology, but who knows what will happen. I love dancing, playing the piano, and roller-blading with the fresh air blowing into my face! Other random interests include doing Sudoku puzzles and making milkshakes. I look forward to helping anyone.

Sehar

  

Sehar P.

Hello I'm Sehar! This is my second year at U of S and first year being a part of the PAL program. I hope to major in an applied science degree and like to swim for fun!

Serena


Serena D.

Hi, my name is Serena, and I'm going to civil engineering in my third year. I love to spend my time swimming, skiing, and play music. I'm so excited to be a volunteer of PAL.

Sharon


Sharon C.

Hi, I am Sharon, third year in ESB. I enjoy experiencing different stuffs and helping people, and that’s why I am here. I am a big fan of architecture and interior design. And I love making handicraft and cooking.

Sharon


Sharon M.

As a student of the University of Saskatchewan I am currently pursuing several programs. At the moment I am pursuing a criminology certification, which will transfer into a sociology associates degree, which will transfer into a social work degree. Having come this past January from Calgary, Alberta I do find several opportunities within the city of Saskatoon. When I'm not in school I love spending time with family and friends as we grow and learn from each other. This coming year 2014/2015 I set a long term goal in achieving a greater overall potential as I receive inspiration from those around me.

Shirly

  

Shirly S

Hi, I am Wanying. I am going into my second year of civil engineering. In my spare time, I love playing pool, tasting nice food and traveling. I am excited to join PAL. I hope meet some new friends here.

Sierra


Sierra T.

Hello, my name is Sierra and I will be entering my second year of Physiology and Pharmacology. I plan on becoming an optometrist. I have been a lifeguard for six years and really enjoy teaching swimming lessons and working with people in my community. I enjoy traveling, photography, and music. This is my first year with the PAL program and I am looking forward to this new experience.

Sky


Sky C.

Hello, my name is Sky, I am currently attending at the UofS as a Biology major and also taking the pre-professional health year with which I plan to use to get into the BSn in Nursing. I have also taken this opportunity to volunteer my time as a peer mentor and I am glad I chose it because it has given me the chance to meet and engage with new people. This has been a positive experience for me and I am looking forward to mentoring for another term.

Sori


So Ri L.

Hi! My name is So Ri. I do have a bit of an identity crisis. I am South Korean but was born and raised in Ghana. I am in my 3rd year in Arts and Science, pursuing Sociology as my major. I play the clarinet, love watching Disney animations and own a parrot. Travelling is what I love the most and sky diving is number one on my bucket list! Oh yes and I love making new friends!! I am super excited to return as a member of the PAL family!

Sonia

  

Sonia R.

Hi I'm Sonia and I am starting my third year of studying history, with plans of going into the college of law. I have many interests such as camping, ice cream and playing piano. I enjoy many different sports as well; long distance running is my favorite as I am on the huskies cross country and track team. Cant wait for the 2014-15 school year!

Stacy


Stacy Y.

Hello, I am a PhD. student in Biomedical Engineering, and I'm from China. I love traveling and cooking, and love sharing different experiences with other people. I am very excited to be a PAL Peer Mentor, and look forward to participating in the program for graduate students this year!

StefanieL


Stefanie L.

Hey peeps! I'm currently a pseudo-third year B.Sc. Psych student from good ol' Saskatoon. Admittedly I actually enjoy studying, but I also love working out, volunteering, reading, people-watching, listening to music, and hanging out with my family (especially my hilarious niece and nephew). If I could afford it, traveling would be my hobby, but for now I'm happy listening to people's stories, making my own world a bit bigger through new experiences, and getting involved in good causes. In the grand scheme of life, university is just a short window of time so I'm trying to enjoy every minute! As a PAL mentor this year, I'm looking forward to meeting some fantastic people through the program!

StephanieF

  

Stephanie F.

Hi, my name is Stephanie and I am in my fourth and final year in the college of Kinesiology. When I am not studying you can always find me at the PAC gym. I work there as a personal trainer and I teach Power PAC'd fitness classes. In my free time I love playing volleyball and badminton, I enjoy running especially outside, exercising in general and love spending time in the sunshine.

StephanieP


Stephanie P.

Hi! My name is Stephanie and I am in my second year at Edwards School of Business. I love to golf, snowboard, travel, and hang out with my kitty cats! I am very excited to be a part of the PAL program this year.

Stephen


Stephen

Hello! My name is Stephen and I am in my second year of Arts and Science pursuing a degree in Physiology and Pharmacology. I am very excited to be a PAL mentor because I love meeting new people, and try to be as involved as possible in the university community. In my free time I like playing sports such as hockey or football. I also enjoy all types of outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing.

Sunny


Sunny L.

Me name is Sunny. I am a second year physics student and I love to travel. I'm very excited to be aboard the PAL program! My hobbies include playing various sports, sinking some 8 balls, watching movies and in general chill-axing. (can't believe this is a real word now)

Tasnia

  

Tasnia F.

Hello, my name is Tasnia and I am from Bangladesh. I am a friendly person willing to know about different cultures. Singing is my passion and so I love organizing and performing in events. I am very excited to be a peer mentor as I am looking forward to gain diverse experience.

Tristyn


Tristyn L.

Hello! I am very excited to be returning to the U of S for my second year. My future plans are to combine my love of helping people and my love of travel by becoming an Optometrist and volunteering my services in third world countries for a couple weeks every year. I look forward to meeting you all and hope we can make 2014/2015 the best year yet!

Uri

  

Uri S.

Hi, my name is Yuchen and I am third year of Chemical engineering. I love playing soccer and electronic piano. This is my first year as a peer mentor and I'm here to help you.

Victoria


Victoria E.

Hello, I am Victoria and I am by birth a Nigerian. I moved to Canada for study in 2013 and I am in my second year in Arts and Science. I am very well interested in science, public health care research, and volunteering. These are inspired by my aspiration to become a nurse.

Yangyang

  

Yangyang L.

Hi! My name is Yangyang. I am currently a third year Accounting student. This is my first time to be a peer mentor in University of Saskatchewan. I like to help people and make new friends!

Crystal


Yitong X.

Hi, my name is Yitong or you can also call me Crystal. I just finished my third year in ACB (anatomy and cell biology) and this is my first year participating in PAL. Some of my hobbies include drawing, dancing and reading manga in my leisure! I'm very excited to join PAL this year and be a part of this awesome team!

Yiwen


Yiwen L.

Hello! My name is Yiwen and I am entering my third year at the U of S. I am aiming for the college of medicine . In the meantime I am working on anatomy and cell biology. In my spare time, I enjoy playing badminton, reading and watching anime. This is my second year as a peer mentor and I am looking forward to help others!

Zoe


Zoe M.

Hi! My name is Zoe and I'm entering my third year of civil engineering. I don't like writing bio for myself, because I don't really know how to introduce myself in 3 or 4 sentences. And this is already the third sentence. So that's it. Just kidding. You will know me better when you see me

Zunaria

  

Zunaira J.

Hello, My name is Zunaira. I am entering my third year at the U of S and am currently doing a degree is Physiology and Pharmacology. As for my interest, I love all kinds of things including meeting new people, reading, talking (yes, you will always find me talking) and trying new things. This is my first year is PAL and I am really excited to be a part of it!