• Thriving Foundations Peer Programme

Academic Success Program: First-Year Mentorship

The Academic Success Program: First-Year Mentorship is an academic mentorship program designed to connect incoming first-year students with upper-year mentors in their faculty. ASP Mentors will support their mentees:

  • Facilitate the formation of friendships between new students in common courses;
  • Answer questions about on campus resources and support wayfinding, and;
  • Coach new students as they develop the academic skills and strategies they need to thrive throughout the term and beyond.

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What are the benefits of participating in ASP as a first-year student?

Through the ASP you'll have an opportunity to:

  • Develop close friendships and a sense of belonging at Western.
  • Discover and make use of the plethora of supports available in-person and remotely.
  • Understand and apply your unique strengths to your academic studies and outside the classroom activities.
  • Develop learning skills and strategies to assist you during your university studies.

Contact Information

For general questions about the program, please e-mail jjohn387@uwo.ca or message us through our Live Chat feature on http://academicsupport.uwo.ca/.