International Student Transition Advising

Asim Ashraf

Asim Ashraf, CIE

Whether you are an international student or new to Toronto, a Transition Advisor can provide support for an effective transition into academic and cultural life at the University of Toronto. Asim Ashraf from the Centre for International Experience (CIE) is available to meet with students and offer valuable guidance. Asim works alongside the First Year Office and Engineering departments.

Issues you wish to discuss may include:

• Immigration questions
• Cultural challenges and relieving homesickness
• Adjusting to Canadian weather
• Academic challenges and adjustments
• Searching for leadership, volunteer or exchange opportunities and more

Asim can also provide helpful advice to students who are seeking global learning opportunities. To learn about the University’s multiple partnerships around the world, and discover which international opportunities fit best with your academic and career goals, stop by Asim’s office.

Asim’s drop-in hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Galbraith building, Room 141. You can drop by, or book an appointment online through the Career Learning Network.