Student Ambassadors

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Our student ambassadors are happy to share their insights, experiences and advice with you.  In addition to participating in our Open House, Welcome Day for Admitted Students and various recruitment events and fairs, they are available, upon request, to provide tours of the Law School, the Osgoode Chambers residences and the York University campus.

Contact the Student Recruitment Coordinator or one of the ambassadors listed below to get the inside scoop!

Student Ambassador Contact List

Name Class of Academic Background Ask me about…
Bianca Benincasa 2020 University of Toronto, Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, Sociology Criminal law, Criminal Law Intensive, Orientation Week, Career Services, Experiential Education
Annesta Duodu 2020 University of Toronto, English, Music and Political Science International Legal Partnerships, Black Law Students’ Association, LAWS, Intellectual Property Law and Technology intensive
Dhananjay Ghildyal 2020 University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering JD/MBA program, careers in business, Business Clinic, mooting, OCI process
Dave Heppenstall 2021 University of Guelph, Computer Science First-year experience, being a mature student, mooting, Law Journal, Innovation clinic, Investor Protection clinic
Xin Jiang 2022 University of Waterloo, Political Science JD/MBA program, first-year experience, living on-campus, Institute for the Future of Law Practice
Karin Kazakevich 2021 Ryerson University, Media Production 1L recruitment process, Mediation clinic, Legal & Literary Society, creative arts and the law, commuting
Alina Lakhani 2021 McGill University, Physiology 1L Calgary firm recruitment process, living on-campus, being from out-of-province, Legal & Literary Society, Criminal law intensive
Antoinette Monardo 2021 Western University, Anthropology and Philosophy Living on-campus, Pro Bono Students Canada, Clinical program application process, Poverty Law Intensive at Parkdale, Toronto On Campus Interview process (OCI)
Elysia Nocida 2022 University of Guelph, Criminal Justice, Public Policy and Political Science Living off-campus, commuting, applying to law school, student experience, LGBTQ+ law student
Ashley Ramnaraine



2020 University of Toronto, Ethics, Society and Law, History, Philosophy of Science and Technology, Sociology Toronto articling recruitment process, Community and Legal Aid Services Program, experience working in-house versus firm, business and tax law
Nilufer Walimohamed 2021 York University, Law and Society Applying to law school, student experience, commuting, Pro Bono Students Canada, Community and Legal Aid Services Program, Toronto On-Campus Interview (OCI) process
Jonathan Wallace 2022 University of Guelph, Criminal Justice, Public Policy and Political Science Applying to law school, first-year experience, Community and Legal Aid Services Program, Black Law Students’ Association, intramurals
Xin (Kevin) Wu 2022 York University, Business Administration Living on-campus, first-year experience, Osgoode Business clinic, applications to Osgoode