Anthony (Tony) McWatt immigrated to Canada from Guyana during the 1980s to attend Scarborough College as an undergraduate student. He reflects on his both exciting and painful experiences as an international student and the ways that the sense of community at Scarborough College helped him navigate feelings of isolation in a new country. Tony recounts his time as the president of the Afro-Asian and Caribbean Students Association (ACSA), the Cultural Commissioner of the campus, and SCSU President. He also highlights the initiatives he was involved in while he held these positions, such as arranging a multi-campus sports day with other Caribbean students association and proposing the Student Centre.
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Researchers: Christine Berkowitz, Amelia Ainsworth
Date: July 2, 2020