Alexandra Gater graduated on Dean’s List with High Distinction for an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Journalism and minoring in Studio Arts in 2015. She was in the joint program with Centennial College and almost all of her electives were taken in English Literature, with a focus on creative writing.
Alexandra was hired on a full-time position with Canada’s iconic women’s lifestyle magazine Chatelaine before she graduated from UTSC. She currently holds an assistant editor position where she plans, produces and writes lifestyle content for the print issue and website. During her time at UTSC, she frequently wrote for creative writing publications and spent her final semester working on a novel for an independent study.
The blend of time spent between lectures at UTSC and hands-on learning at Centennial College played an integral part in her success of breaking into the magazine industry, as she gained a plethora of versatile and valuable skills that are needed to survive in this rapidly changing industry.