Meet your 2023-2024 PAL Peer Leaders

"The Learning Peer I worked with was incredibly helpful. PAL has

helped me tremendously with my academics."  



Parth (PAL Ambassador)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences, Honours Specialization in Physiology
Favourite Quote: "Nothing worth having was ever achieved without effort." - Theodore Roosevelt

Anastasia (PAL Ambassador)
Degree/Program: Honours Specialization in Neuroscience
Favourite Quote: "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." - Albert Einstein 


Tisa (PAL Ambassador)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences, double major in physiology and One Health 
Favourite Quote: “That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way." - Doris Lessing


Apurva (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Master of Science, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Study Tip: After reviewing your notes, clearly and concisely explain a concept to yourself or to a friend/family member. 


Cristina (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: Kinesiology
"I’m looking forward to helping you understand the details of course content (especially if it’s physiology related!) and working with you to find the study habits that’ll work best for you"

Jinkun (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences
Favourite Quote: “Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” - E. M. Forster


 Bianca (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Medical Science, HSP Physiology

Favourite Quote: "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced." - Vincent Van Gogh


Brooke (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Honours Specialization in Health Sciences with Biology
Favourite Quote: "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein

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 Lauren (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: Media, Information and Technoculture
 "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." - Abraham Lincoln


Eric (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Engineering 
Favourite Quote: The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice. - Brian Herbert


Guangchang (Greta) (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Honor Specialization in Finance
Favourite Quote: "Learning without thinking is lost; thinking without learning is perilous."-Confucius 


Haoyi (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences
Favourite Study Tip: Manage your time well when studying

Sophie (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: Medical Science, HSP in Medical Biophysics, Clinical Physics Concentration
Favourite Quote: "Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit"- Vince Lombardi

Tristan (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: Management and Organizational Studies
Favourite Quote: “Take advantage. Do your best, don’t stress. You were granted everything inside this planet, anything you imagine, you possess” – Kendrick Lamar

Nico (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: BMOS with Finance Specialization
Favourite Study Tip: Make sure to break studying up over multiple days - cramming is not fun or effective. 


Kareena (PAL Ambassador)

Degree/Program: Honours Bachelor of Science: Specialization in Animal Behaviour
Favourite Quote: "The joy of learning is an indispensable in study as breathing is in running." - Simone Weil

Celina (PAL Ambassador)

Degree/Program: Honours Specialization Health Sciences with Biology
Favourite Quote: “Learn as if you were not reaching your goal and as though you were scared of missing it” -Confucius


Nikita (PAL Ambassador)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences - Honours Specialization in Biochemistry
Favourite Quote: “Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.”—Leonardo da Vinci


Nadia (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Honours Specialization Health Sciences with Biology
Favourite Quote: "Never stop learning"-Unknown


Jocelyn (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Honours specialization in Computer Science and Minor in Software Engineering
Favourite Quote: "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein

Ahmad (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences - Honours Specialization in Physiology
Favourite Quote: "The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do." - Kobe Bryant


Kara (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: HSP in Microimmunology
Favourite Quote: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky


 Lisa (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Honours Specialization in Microbiology and Immunology
Favourite Quote: "Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground." - Theodore Roosevelt 


Moyinoluwa (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Ivey HBA Program
Favourite Study Tip: If you're feeling frustrated, take a break and re-route yourself.


 Nancy (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences
Favourite Study Tip: Math is all about recognizing patterns!


 Nour (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: Honours specialization in computer science with a minor in software engineering
Favourite Quote: "Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." -B.B. King


 Quinn (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Mechatronics engineering
Favourite Quote: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky


Yash (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: BMOS - Management and Legal Studies 
Favourite Quote: "Far from the rest but far from my best" - unknown

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 Mohammed (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Medical Sciences (Microbiology and Immunology)
Favourite Study Tip: Keep track of when you study each lecture, and periodically review lecture material every 2 or 3 days

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 Sharaf (Learning Peer)

Degree/Program: Software engineering / HBA1
Favourite Quote: "I'd rather be someone who couldn't but did rather than someone who could but didn't." - Unknown
Jayden (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: Medical Science
Favourite Study Tip: Close your eyes, breathe for 5 seconds, then start the test.

Eric (Learning Peer)
Degree/Program: Ivey HBA1
Favourite Quote: "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein