• Meet a Peer Coach



    Our mission is to provide a peer support service where current students can seek guidance regarding their academic and personal goals and receive information designed to improve student experience and success, while also building a strong peer network. This service assists new students in making a smooth transition to University life, while assisting current students to navigate through their University education and improve academic performance, increase acquisition of transferrable skills and social relationships, improve student experience and success.


    • Foster community and a sense of belonging within Schulich
    • Build trusting and supportive relationships
    • Facilitate peer-to-peer discussion and connection
    • Improve interpersonal communications and psychosocial support
    • Provide referrals and resources for students
    • Promote leadership and professional development opportunities

    Benefits for Peer Coaches

    • Improve career and leadership/soft skills including communication, interpersonal, project management and professional skills
    • Gain valuable leadership and empowering skills
    • An opportunity to give back to your community
    • Feel connected to the Schulich Community
    • Extend network of campus colleagues
    • Peer Coach Certificate

    Benefits for Mentees

    • Receive guidance and support from a peer who has experienced similar issues
    • Feel connected with the Schulich Community and enhance academic performance
    • Receive tips on how to talk to faculty and staff
    • Learn study strategies and how to get good grades
    • Build a network of colleagues and expanded knowledge of the University
    • Familiarize yourself with the language and culture of University


    If you have any questions, you may also email askapeercoach@schulich.yorku.ca.