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2021-2022 Brock Ambassadors

Meet our Brock Ambassadors!

Learn more about where they’re from, their program of study, future plans, and more.

Abbey

Abbey

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Oakville, ON

Program:  4th year, Concurrent Education – Intermediate/Senior – Mathematics and Physical Education

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to become a high school math teacher. I also hope to obtain Additional Qualifications in History and Special Education.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Throughout my time at Brock, I have been involved in a variety of different extracurriculars. I am a member, teacher, and Co-President of Brock Dance, and have been involved with volleyball intramurals and the Concurrent Education Student Association. I have also been a volunteer tutor with the LDANR, a notetaker with Student Accessibility Services, worked as a Peer Mentor in Student Life, and am a Teaching Assistant for a course in the Mathematics Department.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there. You never know who you will meet with just a simple “hi”, and you are not the only one who is looking to make friends in the Brock community.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The amazing scenery! Brock is surrounded by so much nature on the Escarpment, not to mention the Niagara Gorge and Niagara Falls just a few minutes away.

Amaka

Amaka

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Mississauga, ON

Program:  3rd year, Concurrent Education – Intermediate/Senior – English & History

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to go back to my hometown school board to teach for a few years and then come back to Brock for my Master of Education. Somewhere in between I would like to do some international teaching and learn in different parts of the world.

Extracurriculars at Brock: This past summer I was part of the Smart Start Orientation program and I’ve volunteered with the Concurrent Education Students Association since first year. I am also President of Brock’s English Students’ Association and during the year, I tutor for A-Z Learning Services.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Be Boomer the Badger

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Attempt to try everything once! There are so many opportunities to get involved and meet great people so volunteer for events, try out for teams, and do things you never thought you would.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The Write Bookshop on St Paul Street because the owner is always so nice and I find the best books there!

Andrea

Andrea

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Essex, ON

Program:  4th year, Political Science

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to go to law school and pursue a career as a lawyer.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I am Co-President of Brock Model United Nations as well as a member of the Brock Pre-Law Society. To keep me active throughout the year, I also enjoy playing Intramural volleyball during the fall and winter semesters.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Complete the Campus-Wide Co-Curriculum and earn red cords at convocation!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Get involved! It’s a great way to expand and explore your interests as well as meet new people.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The unique culture of the region and the abundance of events, things to see, and things to do!

Ayushi

Ayushi

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Program:  4th year Honours, Bachelor of Business Administration, concentration in Operations Management

Plan for life after Brock: I want to get a job in the Supply Chain/Logistics field and get a Masters degree later on. I also want to travel because I love learning about different cultures!

Extracurriculars at Brock: Board of Directors at Brock University Student’s Union, President at Her Campus Brock, BUSAC Student at Large, Treasurer at Brock Niagara Rotaract, Director of Events for Goodman BSA, Goodman Student Ambassador, Badger Brigade Volunteer, Tutor with A- Z Learning, Engagement Community Peer Mentor and Brock Ambassador

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Complete my Campus Wide Co-Curriculum (CWC)

Advice I would give my 1st year self: To get involved! I remember being extremely shy and intimidated but once I got involved with becoming a member of a club, it got me motivated. Three years later, I’ve started my own club! Also to not be afraid to talk/network with upper year students and alumni, their experiences are extremely valuable.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Beechwood Doughnuts (coconut cream is the best flavour!) and the hiking trails! I love going to the Niagara Gorge.

Colleen

Colleen

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Mississauga, ON

Program:  5th year, Concurrent Education – Primary/Junior, Minor in French Studies

Plan for life after Brock: To become an Elementary School French Teacher. I am also interested in pursuing a Master of Education or Clinical Psychology.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Throughout my time at Brock, I have been involved with the Brock Ambassador Team, the Concurrent Education Student Association, The Annual Fund, and the Brock French Club. I spent summer 2020 as a Smart Start Team Assistant and I am also an active participant in campus events and Brock recreation.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Get a picture with Boomer!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Get involved! Explore all the extracurricular opportunities that Brock has to offer as early as possible.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The nature! Brock and the Niagara Region are surrounded by beautiful trails, parks and the Falls of course!

Hannah

Hannah

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Oshawa, ON

Program:  4th year, Medical Sciences

Plan for life after Brock: I’m planning to go to Medical School to become a doctor after my time at Brock.

Extracurriculars at Brock: During my time at Brock I have been involved in the Brock Chapter of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Brock Model UN, Intramurals, volunteering with St. John Ambulance Niagara, and much more.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The #1 item on my Brock Bucket List is the Steel Blade Classic hockey game which takes place during Homecoming.

Advice I would give my 1st year self: The advice I would give to my first year self is to take advantage of all the wonderful opportunities offered at Brock and get involved in a variety of ways on campus.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… There’s lots of beautiful hiking in the area.

Jamie

Jamie

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Jordan Station, ON

Program:  3rd year, Medical Sciences

Plan for life after Brock: I plan to go to medical school and become a physician; I also hope to do work in health care improvement in north of Ontario and Canada.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I am apart of the Med Plus co-curricular program, as well as a Med Plus mentor for first year students. I am an executive for Brock Redefined, as well as a member of a handful of clubs. I am also in the Golden Key Honours Society.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Be able to go in the CL3 (containment level 3) lab in the Roy and Lois Cairns Bioscience Research Complex!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to reach out the supports on campus, they’re there to help you succeed!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… So many places for hiking as well as our beautiful wineries.

Jana

Jana

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: St. Catharines, ON

Program:  3rd year, Medical Sciences

Plan for life after Brock: Pediatric care, child healthcare.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Med Plus, Brock Leaders Citizenship Society (BLCS), Match of Minds

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Finishing every item on the Campus Wide Co-Curriculum

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t worry, everyone here is super nice and you got this.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The mix of city and country in one place.

Jordan

Jordan

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Guelph, ON

Program:  3rd year, Biological Sciences, minor in Classics

Plan for life after Brock: My goal is to either attend veterinary or medical school. The next two years I will use to hone down on which specific area of medicine I truly want to enter, humans or animals!

Extracurriculars at Brock: At Brock University, I have been involved in a variety of clubs, leading in executive roles. Some clubs I have lead, either presently or in the past, are Brock Stem Cell Club, Brock HOSA, Brock U Mental Health Association, and the Faculty of Mathematics and Science Council. I have also been participating in the Campus Wide Co-Curriculum which is a fantastic resource to undergo both personal and professional development while enhancing your experience at Brock.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: I would say the number 1 item on my Brock bucket List is walking the Bruce Trail; perhaps slightly overambitious, it would be quite the feat to walk the whole 900 km!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Step out of your comfort zone and participate in clubs or other extracurriculars. I would strongly push for attendance at professor office hours; those timeslots are there for your benefit and are a fantastic way to gain clarity on challenging concepts while getting to build rapport with your professor.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Niagara Falls, a world heritage site, and the Niagara Escarpment which Brock backs onto.

Karoline

Karoline

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Hamilton, ON

Program:  6th year, Child Health (second degree), Social Sciences Graduate

Plan for life after Brock: I would love to get into my Masters at McMaster University for Child Life, and then pursue a career working in a hospital as a Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS).

Extracurriculars at Brock: I was on the Concurrent Education Student Association for 4 years. Now, I’m the Chair of Community Outreach on HOSA Future Health Professionals, the Chair of Student Engagement on Brock Women in Medicine, and the Secretary for Brock Health Sciences Council. I also worked at the Campus Store for 3.5 years!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Finish my Campus Wide Co-curriculum (CWC)!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t compare your journey to everyone else’s. Your time at Brock is going to look different compared to everyone else, so just focus on doing what you love and what you’re passionate about. Some people might not like what you do or how you do it, but it’s your journey at the end of the day.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All of the scenery and nature. I love finding new places to go for hikes and bike rides, and just being outside. I live right on the Welland Canal and it’s a pretty beautiful place to have a backyard!

Lauren

Lauren

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Burlington, ON

Program:  5th year, Concurrent Education – Intermediate/Senior – Mathematics and Physics

Plan for life after Brock: My goal is to one day become a senior level math teacher! I also hope to complete my Master of Education so I can become a principal!

Extracurriculars at Brock: I was a part of the Residence Action Council in my first year and was a Residence Tour Attendant showing my residence room on campus tours. I have been a participant in many intramural sports over my four years at Brock as well. This is my second year as a Brock Ambassador giving campus tours and working in other recruitment initiatives.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Going to Alphie’s Trough!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Socialize lots and don’t be shy! Everyone is just as nervous starting at a new school and moving away from home, so make lots of friends! I would also tell my first-year self that there is more to university than just academics… Get involved!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The hiking trails. The Niagara Glen Trail is always my go to.

Liam

Liam

Pronouns: he/him

Hometown: Stellarton, Nova Scotia

Program:  4th year, Sport Management, minor in Film Studies

Plan for life after Brock: To either work in higher education, or in the non-profit sports sector.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Smart Start Team Member, Brock Ambassador, 2022 Canada Summer Games Volunteer, Residence Action Council, Brock Sport Management Council, The Brock Press.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Travel to another country on a Brock-related trip.

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to get involved and try things that are outside your comfort zone. Even if things don’t go so well, you’ll still have at least 3 more years to find out where you want to be.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All of the outdoor trails, lakes, and paths that can be explored.

Lindsay

Lindsay

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Hamilton, ON

Program:  3rd year, Labour Studies and Sociology, minor in Canadian Politics

Plan for life after Brock: I hope to get a Masters degree in Library and Information Science (LIS) and become an academic librarian!

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Leaders Citizenship Society, Brock Women in House, Brock Intramurals, Sociology/Criminology Students Association, Conversation Partner, Residence Action Council (RAC), and Labour Studies Student Representative.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Complete the Campus Wide Co-curriculum (CWC) and attend the annual Grape Stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Advice I would give to my first year self is to be confident and live in the present moment.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Visiting Sunset Beach or Clifton Hill

Maahum

Maahum

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: St. Catharines, ON

Program:  5th year, Concurrent Education – Junior/Intermediate – General Science

Plan for life after Brock: After I finish my Bachelors of Education, I want to teach and do my Master of Education. I’m not sure which order those two things will come in, but there is a really awesome Masters program that Brock offers and it is perfect for my interests.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Relay for Life, Brock Champions of Change, Brock REDefined, campus jobs, and peer mentoring students in my faculty.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Finally doing the Grape Stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Learn to be easier on yourself when it comes to transitioning to university. And don’t be afraid to ask someone if they want to be friends – 9/10 times, they will say yes!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The nature, trails, and parks. It has carried me through the pandemic and been the best stress reliever for me.

Paige

Paige

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Barrie, ON

Program:  4th year, Concurrent Education – Junior/Intermediate -History and English

Plan for life after Brock: Hopefully become a teacher, see more of the world, and eat lots of good food!

Extracurriculars at Brock: I have volounteerd with the Concurrent Education Student Association, attending their Holiday Extravaganza and Spring Play Day. I also have done Brock Intramurals and have worked for Brock for two years.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to get involved and ask questions. Brock is a super welcoming place. There is something for everyone to do and there is always someone willing to help if you’re feeling confused or overwhelmed.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All the good shopping :).

Sabrina

Sabrina

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Fort Erie, ON

Program:  5th year, Concurrent Education – Intermediate/Senior – English Language & Literature and Geography

Plan for life after Brock: Master of Education and Administration. The goal is to be a superintendent!

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Cheer, Faith and Life.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Be Boomer the Badger.

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Participate! There are so many opportunities for you to explore at Brock, all you have to do is get out there and try them.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The Bruce Trail.

Sally

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Mississauga, ON

Program:  3rd year, Concurrent Education – Junior/Intermediate – French, Minor in Educational Studies and French

Plan for life after Brock: After I complete my degrees at Brock, I hope to complete a Master of Education and become a French teacher!

Extracurriculars at Brock: I am a member of the Cheerleading team, the Brock Leaders Citizenship Society (BLCS), the French Club, and Brock’s Women in Sports Committee. I also volunteer with the LDANR and I have been working towards completing the Campus Wide Co-Curriculum.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Utilize the amazing resources that Brock has to offer! There are lots of resources that are available to students that allows for a smooth transition to university. I would also say reach out to Professors/TAs and attend their office hours. They aren’t as scary as you might think, and they are very helpful and want you to succeed!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… I love exploring the region with my friends and seeing all the beautiful and fun things that Niagara has to offer.

Sarah E

Sarah E

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Waterloo, ON

Program:  5th year, Concurrent Education – Primary/ Junior

Plan for life after Brock: My goal is to become an elementary teacher and teach kindergarten. I also plan on spending a few years teaching abroad!

Extracurriculars at Brock: I have been a member of the Brock Dance club for three years and have enjoyed getting active in intramurals, playing Women’s Doubles Badminton and Co-ed Dodgeball. I was also a Building Advocate for Earp Residence in my first year. This is my third year as a Brock Ambassador and in previous years I also worked Brock’s Recruitment Call Campaign. I love to attend various arts, athletics and academic-based events as well!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Jump off the high diving board in the pool!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Don’t be afraid to jump in right away! Getting involved with clubs and other events on campus is a great way to make friends and I wish I would have become a member of some clubs sooner.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Being so close to Clifton Hill, the Niagara Outlets and Niagara-on-the-Lake! From walking by the falls, to shopping, and eating COWS ice cream, there is always something to do in Niagara!

Sarah M

Sarah M

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Brampton, ON

Program:  4th year, Concurrent Education – Primary/ Junior

Plan for life after Brock: After graduating Brock, my dream career would be a position in the field of special education or child development programming and policy making. I would love to teach Special Education, or work in a hospital setting as a Child Life Specialist.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I have been an active member of Brock’s Champions of Change club and completed a volunteer placement in the Niagara Children’s Centre. I have also had a variety of on- campus jobs, including my role as an Ambassador, Smart Start Team Assistant, BU4U Senior Leader, and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Child and Youth Studies.

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Take a course at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: I would tell myself to take full advantage of electives and context credits as opportunities to explore interests outside of my program. One of the best classes that I have taken in my Undergrad was an elective I took in second year and it ignited a passion that I did not even realize I had!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Exploring the wineries!

Tara

Tara

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Hamilton, ON

Program:  2nd year, Political Science

Plan for life after Brock: I intend on attending Law School after Brock. My dream is to become an international human rights lawyer and ensure accountability for war crimes and crimes against humanity done by different countries.

Extracurriculars at Brock: I became the Director of Marketing and Content Creation of the Brock Pre-Law Society during my first year and am now the Co-Editor in Chief of the inaugural Brock Undergraduate Law Journal. I became a Brock Model United Nations Delegate last year, and have joined the executive team as the Director of Communications for the 2021-2022 school year! Lastly, I was involved with Brock Women in House and had the opportunity to job shadow a woman MP!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: My #1 item on my Brock Bucket List is kind of a silly one–I really want to attend an in-person vendor fair and clubs fair! It sounds like a lot of fun meeting different people and learning about different clubs and services!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Be ambitious. Do not let anyone disqualify you based on your age or experience level. Try, try, and try again. The worst thing that can happen is rejection, but you will always know that you tried, and you will never be stuck asking yourself “what if?”

My favourite thing about Niagara is… My favourite thing about Niagara is the Niagara Outlets! I love to shop, so you can always find me there!

Tricia

Tricia

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Oakville, ON

Program:  5th year, Concurrent Education – Junior/ Intermediate – French

Plan for life after Brock: I would love to teach abroad! Maybe Australia or somewhere in the UK. I would also love to complete a Master of Education.

Extracurriculars at Brock: Varsity Cheerleading

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: The Grape Stomp!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Take part in everything. The more involved you can get, the better.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… Downtown St. Catharines, specifically Beechwoods Doughnuts! Go try it.

Vani

Vani

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Welland, ON

Program:  4th year, Medical Sciences

Plan for life after Brock: I plan to stay in school and pursue a Masters program!

Extracurriculars at Brock: I have been an executive member of the Brock Leaders Citizenship Society and Golden Key International Honours Society, as well as a member of Brock Rotaract and Med Plus. I’ve also worked on campus as a Leadership & Honours Societies Assistant, Smart Start Team Member, and ExperienceBU Assistant. I have also been the Campus Coordinator for GoodTalk and Kids Help Phone!

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: To complete the Campus-Wide Co-Curriculum (CWC)!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Enjoy every single day and memory you make – you’ll be in 4th year before you know it.

My favourite thing about Niagara is… All the opportunities to immerse yourself in it’s natural beauty! There are so many places to hike, camp, and discover.

Zoe

Zoe

Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Port Colborne, ON

Program:  3rd year, Neuroscience Co-op (Neurobiology stream), minor in Economics

Plan for life after Brock: To attend graduate school (MSc/PhD)! I’d love to work in research and development in the future, potentially for a pharmaceutical company or with a clinical trial at a hospital. I love research!

Extracurriculars at Brock: Brock Biological Society President, Faculty of Math & Science Council, Engagement Community Peer Mentor, Research Assistant, Niagara Regional Science & Engineering Fair Committee

#1 item on my BrockU Bucket List: Join the Intramural Mystery League!

Advice I would give my 1st year self: Reach out to anyone you are interested in getting to know! Whether this is someone who works in a job you are interested in, a professor, a fellow classmate, or person in the Niagara community, it is super cool to connect with others!

My favourite thing about Niagara is… The amazing green spaces!

Interested in joining our team?

Brock Ambassadors

Brock Ambassadors welcome guests to campus and serve as the “first face” of Brock University. As student ambassadors for the Office of the Registrar and the University at large, Brock Ambassadors give tours to prospective students and their supporters, represent Brock at events, and share their authentic Brock experience.

Applications for this position open in February on CareerZone.

Badger Brigade

The Badger Brigade is a volunteer position where students can assist in recruitment events and initiatives run by Recruitment and Liaison Services. Serving as a Badger Brigade team member can you acquire valuable skills in undergraduate recruitment and is a great first step in gaining experience to apply to be a Brock Ambassador and/or Smart Start Team Assistant.