Mentoring Centre of the Faculty of Health Sciences

We support undergraduate students in their studies and academic life. We help them thrive as University of Ottawa students. If you are looking for ways to achieve your full potential, to learn new study techniques, to network with your peers or if you want to know the secrets to academic success, come see us. All services are free of charge!


Are you a graduate student? If so, visit the Graduate Studies Mentoring Centre.

The Mentors of the Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Are accomplished students who serve as role models and represent an important source of information and guidance.
  • Take advantage of campus supports and help fellow students tap into these resources.
  • Facilitate study groups, help you learn theory and concepts. They are not tutors or Teaching Assistants.
  • Are available during office hours to offer additional support to fellow students.
The mentors
Amrit Brar- Mentor 2020-2021

Amrit Brar 

Study groups : ANP1105 & APA2114/APA2301/APA2314

Program: Honours BSc. Human Kinetics
Year of study: 2
Languages spoken: French, English, Punjabi

Useful tip for students: Small doses of stress can be good! Channel your stress as a motivator, but don't let it be a constant overwhelming factor.

 


Chris Flynn- Mentor 2020

Chris Flynn

 

Study groups : ANP1105 & APA2114/APA2301/APA2314

Program: Honours BSc. Human Kinetics
Year of study: 3

Languages spoken: French, English

Useful tip for students: Create a balanced agenda that prioritizes what is most important to you! Also, recognize and celebrate your unique skills and abilities.

 


Danny Bojic- Mentor 2020

Danny Bojic

Study groups : HSS1100 & ANP1107

Program: Honours Bachelor of Science in Translational and Molecular Medicine
Year of study: 4

Languages spoken: French, English, Serbian/Bosnian/Croatian

Useful tip for students: Write down your goals and put them somewhere you can always see them. This way you will never forget what you are working towards.

 


Jifang Xu- Mentor 2020

Jifang Xu

 

Study groups : ANP1507 & PHA3512

Program: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Year of study: 2

Languages spoken: French, English, Chinese Mandarin

Useful tip for students: Figure out how you learn best for each class, learn actively and use the resources.

 


Mohamed Gemae- Mentor 2020

Mohamed Gemae

Study groups : ANP1107

Program: Honours BSc. Human Kinetics
Year of study: 4

Languages spoken: French, English, Arabic, Spanish

Useful tip for students: Make time for your favourite activities and build a good support system!

 

 


Myriam Beauregard- Mentor 2020

Myriam Beauregard

 

Study groups : ANP1507 & APA2514/APA2701/APA2714

Program: Honours BSc. Human Kinetics
Year of study: 3

Languages spoken: French, English

Useful tip for students: Don't be too hard on yourself. Celebrate the small wins.


Nicky Dunn- Mentor 2020

Nicky Dunn

 

Study groups : ANP1106 & PHA3112

Program: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (French Immersion)
Year of study: 2

Languages spoken: French, English

Useful tip for students : Don't get stuck on your study strategies from high school. Do some research and experiment with new methods.


Noémie Beauregard

Noémie Beauregard- Mentor 2020

 

Study groups : ANP1505 & NUT2721

Program: Honours Bachelor in Food and Nutrition Sciences- Nutrition Science Option
Year of study: 2

Languages spoken: French, English

Useful tip for students: Plan a schedule that includes all of your priorities (homeworks, work, sports, time with friends or family etc.) Make sure to take some time to take care of  your mental and physical health. To make the most of your study sessions, leave all distractions behind (this includes your phone), this will help you be a lot more productive!


Paul Djanga Wonganombe- Mentor 2020

Paul Djanga wonganombe

 

Study groups : ANP1506 & HSS1500

Program: Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences
Year of study: 2

Languages spoken: French, English, Lingala

Useful tip for students: Make study strategies, keep on Studying every day planned, be persistent, take some time for fun.

 


Sandra Bojic- Mentor 2020

Sandra Bojic

 

Study groups: HSS1100

Program: Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences
Year of study: 3

Languages spoken: French, English, Serbian/Bosnian/Croatian

Useful tip for students: Make a schedule and set aside adequate time for homework, study, sleep, relationships, work, and fun :)


Sarah Moussa- Mentor 2020

Sarah Moussa

 

Study groups : ANP1106

Program: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Year of study: 4

Languages spoken: French, English, Arabic

Useful tip for students: Study smarter, not harder! Keep track of what works for you and what doesn't! Seek out help from experts when needed.


Véronique Lapierre- Mentor 2020

Véronique Lapierre

 

Study groups : ANP1506 & HSS1500

Program: Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences
Year of study: 2

Languages spoken: French, English

Useful tip for students: Don't study at the last minute for your exams! Start your preparation a few weeks before to assure that you master the concepts, and you clarified any misunderstandings.


Zoé Caissy- Mentor 2020

Zoé Caissy

 

Study groups : NUT1524 & NUT2721

Program: Honours Bachelor in Food and Nutrition Sciences- Nutrition Science Option
Year of study: 2

Languages spoken: French, English

Useful tip for students: Use the resources available to you! University can be a source of stress for many and it is important to remember that you are not alone and that many people are there to help you.

Study groups

Mentoring Centre activities have all moved online!

Study groups are specific to individual courses. The mentors are there as facilitators to guide the discussion while reviewing important concepts, theories and material seen in class. 

Click on the course code below to join the Team

Study group schedule

Fall 2020

Course code Day Time Student Mentor(s)
ANP1105 Wednesday 2:30pm-4pm Chris & Amrit
ANP1106 TBD TBD Sarah & Nicky
ANP1107 Wednesday 10am-11:30am Danny & Mo
ANP1505 Thursday 11:30am-1pm Noémie
ANP1506 Friday 10am-11:30am Paul & Véronique
ANP1507 Monday 5:30pm-7pm Myriam & Jifang
HSS1100 Friday 4pm-5:30pm Sandra & Danny
HSS1500 Monday 4pm-5:30pm Paul & Véronique
APA2114/2301/2314 Tuesday 2:30pm-4pm Chris & Amrit
APA2514/2701/2714 Tuesday 10am-11:30am Myriam
NUT1524 Wednesday 1pm-2:30pm Zoé
NUT2721 Tuesday 11:30am-1pm Noémie & Zoé
PHA3112 Tuesday 2:30pm-4pm Nicky
PHA3512 Monday 11:30am-1pm Jifang

 

Office Hours | Individual mentoring sessions

Want to improve your study skills? Individual consultations are a good way to improve topics such as:

  • Study techniques
  • Exam preparation
  • Memorization
  • Time management
  • Stress management
  • and much much more...

Examples of questions/subjects asked by the students:

  • How can I increase my grade point average?
  • How do I improve my study skills?
  • Where can I find a specific service on campus?
  • What do I need to include in a weekly calendar?
  • How can I find work-life balance?

By appointment

Reserve a half hour meeting with a mentor.

You can book directly through Microsoft Bookings or you can chat with a mentor on the Academic GPS.


 

 
Workshops

MS Teams workshops! 

Please visit the Academic GPS for all workshops available this winter!

 

Contact us

* All of our services will be offered virtually until further notice *

Book a virtual appointment with a mentor through Microsoft Bookings or chat with a mentor on the Academic GPS live chat

Email us directly: health.mentors.sante@uottawa.ca

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