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First Year Experience | L'expérience de première année

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Learn about the vibrant Glendon community and support programs for student success. Découvrez la communauté soudée de Glendon et les services offerts pour maximiser votre succès.

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First Year Experience | L'expérience de première année

  1. 1. YOUR First Year Experience! Austin Jafri – First Year Ambassador, 4th year French Studies & Education @ Glendon Yerro Gassama – Student Life Coordinator, Kineseology Graduate (Keele)
  2. 2. WHAT DO YOU IMAGINE YOUR FIRST YEAR TO BE LIKE? COMMENT IMAGINEZ- VOUS VOTRE EXPÉRIENCE DE 1ÈRE ANNÉE ?
  3. 3. WHAT ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT? Some stressors students face... • Stress • Homesickness • La gestion du temps • Loneliness • Se faire des amis The list goes on... HOW are we going to address these issues? How can WE help you?
  4. 4. TODAY’S PLAN 1. UNIVERSITY PREPAREDNESS 2. TRANSITIONING INTO FIRST YEAR 3. THRIVING IN YOUR FIRST YEAR WE ARE HERE AS A RESOURCE TO SUPPORT YOU IN ALL 3 AREAS OF YOUR GLENDON EXPERIENCE ! NOUS SOMMES ICI POUR VOUS AIDER !
  5. 5. 1 : COEUR DE LION CHRONICLES • Weekly videos from your E-Ambassadors with tips and reminders of important action items you need to do to prepare for your transition
  6. 6. 1: Customize & Craft your GL Experience (Enrollment & Peer Support Session)  Meet First Year Ambassador One-on-One  Meet your Academic Advisors + Choose courses  Small group & Meet other incoming students  Group coaching  Discussion on challenges, career opportunities, personal growth  Life at GL – how to build a successful first year & opportunities  Get to know everyone one-on- one before school even starts  POSEZ VOS QUESTIONS !
  7. 7. 1. YU START Convenient Online Tool for 1st year transition -- Click on each module for activities + info on each topic to prepare you for your for first year ANYTHING + EVERYTHING you need to know all-in- one spotSnippet of wall from Enrollment Appointment --
  8. 8. • 4 day program with workshops & activities to prepare • Learn skills needed to succeed • Be ahead of all your peers • Make friends before classes begin Top 10 Ways my Life Changed in University Strategies for Becoming a Successful Learner Feeling Stress and Thriving Becoming a Better Language Learner Nurturing Powerful Networks and Relationships Connect to University Life – Conversation with Glendon Students 2: JUMPSTART
  9. 9. 2: GO DAY • Obligatoire • Need-to-know info about student life, services, resources on campus • Meet and Greet: Meet profs in your program, Get to know other new students, your Student Union, student organizations & YOUR personal Peer Mentor • Participate in activities, grab a bite to eat, ask questions • We look forward to seeing you there!
  10. 10. 3: PEER MENTORS • Share personal experience + pass on tips for success • There to listen to you • Myth that in Uni, you are all alone and it is "every man for himself"…  PM guides & helps you  They are accountability buddies – keep you on the right path while maintaining a friendship  Emails + meet ups on campus once a month, every few weeks – whatever works for your schedules • Improved resiliency; • strengthened peer relationships; • Increased sense of belonging in GL community
  11. 11. 3: MAXIMING YOUR EXPERIENCE Les activités du Kiosque Lion's Den Peer Mentor Meetups Clubs Day Leadership + Growth Opportunities (Plusieurs ateliers pendant l'année scolaire) GL Lead : 7 skills to effectively manage complex conversations Goal Setting Career Development LGBTQ workshops
  12. 12. QUESTIONS
  13. 13. ACTIVITY: #ONEWORDTREATSERIES INSTRUCTIONS: 1. GRAB 1 TREAT FROM YERRO/AUSTIN FROM THE BOX! (BUT DON'T EAT IT YET!) 2. TALK ABOUT THE WORD IN PAIRS/WITH THOSE AROUND YOU HOW IS THIS RELEVANT? HOW DO YOU SEE YOURSELF USING THIS? 3. WRITE YOUR THOUGHTS ON A STICKY 4. SHARE WITH THE REST OF THE GROUP 5. POST YOUR STICKYNOTE AS YOU EXIT ! & ENJOY YOUR TREAT! THANK YOU :)

Learn about the vibrant Glendon community and support programs for student success. Découvrez la communauté soudée de Glendon et les services offerts pour maximiser votre succès.

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