Transition and Intercultural Peer Support (TIPS) Program

Are you a first year international student? Join the TIPS Program and connect with an upper year student during the fall and winter semesters. 

Through the Transition & Intercultural Peer Support (TIPS) Program  you will learn valuable “tips” from upper year students, which will help ease your academic, social, and personal transition to university and Canadian life.  As aTIPS Mentees you will receive an co-curricular credit through regular involvement in the program’s workshops and events, conversation communities, and reflection activities. 

You will build the following competencies and skills through regular participation in the program:

  • Goal-setting and prioritization
  • Global perspective and engagement
  • Collaboration
  • Self-awareness
  • Reflective thinking
  • Knowledge application

To sign up as a mentee in the program, visit

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