"My experience as a peer coach has changed the way I look at my own student experience as well as how I can improve the experience for other students." - Lacey Fontaine: Program: Business Administration - Career Advisor, Casa Loma Campus. "Peerconnect helped me to understand the benefits of a healthy and nutritional diet and as well as more effectively organizing my time." - Jaskaran Singh Bindra: Program: Wireless Networking, Second Year, Casa Loma Campus "Peerconnect reinforces the notion that balancing personal, academic and work commitments is vital to students’ wellbeing." - Philip Eng: Professor, Centre for Business : Accounting & Finance, St. James Campus "The Tutoring & Learning Centre (TLC) has collaborated with Peerconnect to provide workshops and academic supports. The TLC is proud to be a partner in student success with Peerconnect." - Meighan Sutherland: Advisor, Tutoring and Learning Centre, Casa Loma Campus "The students who get involved with Peerconnect make great strides towards reaching their goals, both academically and socially." - Amy Matchen: Manager, startGBC, Waterfront Campus "Peerconnect was instrumental in developing and delivering excellent workshops that were extremely valuable in supporting student course work including working in teams and powerful presentations." - Gary Hoyer: Professor/Coordinator, Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts, St. James Campus "As a Peer coach, I have developed soft skills and a strong belief in sustaining mental, physical and spiritual wellness which will benefit me in both my academic and career path." - Calvin Soto: Program: International Fashion Management, Casa Loma Campus "Working as a peer coach, I have become more confident and have grown professionally." - Alex Garcia: Program: International Fashion Management, Casa Loma Campus "Peerconnect has provided me with the opportunity to help my peers recognize that being unsure is a part of the process, but it is not a process they have to go through alone." - Jessica Kerridge: Program: Early Childhood Education, Ryerson Campus "I love to help people and being part of Peerconnect I am able to provide students with the tools that they will need to succeed." - Ashley Cammisa: Program: Honour Bachelors Early Childhood Leadership, Second Year, Ryerson Campus "It was nice to see students helping students through their journey at GBC." - Alexandra Coburn: Dental Office Administration, Graduate "Peerconnect gave me the insight to understand that we all go through obstacles in life and all we need is someone to help us though it. " - Alex Van Nguyen: General Arts and Science, Second Year, St. James Campus We help you connect College life? We know it well. Peerconnect is a support service for all George Brown College students at all campuses. We’re here to help every student feel like they’re part of a caring and supportive community. Students can drop by their campus Peerconnect Centre for information, to talk to a coach, to participate in a workshop or event, or just to relax and recharge. It is a place to feel at home on campus. Find Us Peer coaching: Students helping students. Nobody understands student challenges and demands better than other students. That’s why our peer coaches (who are also George Brown students) are at the centre of Peerconnect. You’ll also find our coaches everywhere—in classrooms, in the cafeteria, the lobby, the elevator. Look for our purple T-shirts! Drop by, hang out, talk to us...we’ll figure it out together! Find a coach Become a coach Peerconnect services How can we help you? Select a service below to get started: ONE-ON-ONE COACHING WORKSHOPS Quick Tips Building a culture of care at George Brown College Peerconnect is available through the Student Affairs’ Student Success Initiatives program and is proud to be a part of George Brown College’s Healthy Campus Initiative.