Student Fellowships

As part of its mission, the School of Cities Student Fellowship Award provides a forum for urban-focused interdisciplinary and collaborative learning. 

2019 Fellows 

SofC Student Fellows are current U of T students with strong interest in and passion for urban issues and critical challenges and are leading an innovative and impactful project this term. Meet our 2019 Fellows: 

Undergraduate Fellows

Name Project
Mohamed Ali Climate Change, Energy Transitions, and the African Urban Landscape: Prospects for the Future
Savannah Bein From Vauban to Toronto – Urban Sustainability Working Group
Julia Giraudi  Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Understanding Activism
Andrew Kidd Developing a Community of Practice at the Intersection of Urban Communities and Machine Learning
Hodan Mohamud Re-thinking Urban Parks in Toronto: How Can We Make Them Better
Rushay Naik RENEWAL: History built the city. Can it build the future, too?
Antony Ndugi  Decaying Cities
Heeho Ryu Toronto Past, Today, Tomorrow
Keisha St. Louis-McBurnie  Creating Equitable and Inclusive ‘Smart’ Communities: A Cross-Jurisdiction Analysis and Evaluation of North American and European Case Studies
Hazelmae Valenzuela Building Inclusive Cities – A Suburban Perspective


Graduate Fellows

Name Project
Lamia Aganagic Ogimaakwe – Facilitating Mindfulness and Fostering Leadership for Indigenous Women
Ramz Aziz Toronto’s AI Transformation – Building a Smarter, Richer and (hopefully) Fairer City
Rebecca Beaulne-Stuebing Mashkiki gitigaanan omaa akiing: Indigenous Medicine(s) in the City
Jennifer Chau Tran  The Wastebelt
Niyosha Keyzad Scarborough Plaza Workshop Series
Vanessa Kiley Red Embers – School of Cities Collaborative Research Initiative
Joanna Kocsis and Rebecca McMillan Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership (UCRSEA)
Linxi Mytkolli Evaluating and Redefining the Health of the Canadian Health Care System in a Changing World: How Youth can Help Build Sustainable and Healthy Communities in Canada
Adrien Roy Promoting and Enabling an Urban Circular Economy
Igor Samardzic Challenging the Status Quo through Productive "Disruption"
Jessika Tremblay Toronto Smart City: A Future in the Present