May 7, 2016

Buddy Program 2017




Welcome to Schulich!

GBC Buddy Program helps incoming international students to connect with a current student who will utilize his / her experience and knowledge to help you transition to your life in Toronto and Schulich School of Business.

Buddies are your friendly seniors that provide a  helping hand, and assist you navigate a new environment.

The Buddy Program will pair volunteers and new students on a rolling basis, allowing incoming students to be in touch with their buddies before their arrival in Toronto. There is no hard deadline for signing up, although it is highly recommended for both volunteers and new students to sign up before the term begins.

The Buddy Program offers volunteers:

  • A chance to help incoming students
  • A chance to learn a different culture
  • A chance to make a new friend
  • A chance to win exciting prizes


The Buddy Program offers you direct support from a current student that may include:

  • Experience at Schulich and in Toronto
  • Help finding a residence
  • Locating banks, grocery stores near the University
  • Showing students around campus
  • Chatting over a cup of coffee

International Affairs, GBC 2017-18