Common Ties Mentorship

Your ultimate social network


Social media is a great way to expand your circles. But nothing beats face to face. That's why mentorship is invaluable in a young person’s life. Mentors are like your own personal life coaches. Increase your self-confidence. Enhance your ability to overcome obstacles, make decisions and realize goals.

Common Ties is a vibrant network of UCC students, Old Boys, parents and friends. The ability to connect mentors with less experienced mentees to guide their professional, personal and educational growth is at the heart of it all.

Our mission? To facilitate mentoring relationships between students, alumni and community members and develop skills and expertise to excel in all areas of life.

Common Ties offers two mentoring programs:

Upcoming Common Ties Networking Events

For registration for any of the below events, please contact Lindsay Tarvit, Manager, Alumni Relations and Common Ties, at

Thursday, February 13       “Future of Journalism in Canada” with John Stackhouse ‘81
Thursday, March 27       “Medical Dinner with 12 Strangers”
Wednesday, April 9       Finance Networking Reception
Boston, Bain Capital Consulting
Thursday, April 10       Nuit Bleue: Old Boys in the Arts Reception
Toronto, Upper Canada College
April 24-May 4       Hot Docs Film and Reception
(Exact date and location to be determined)
Thursday, June 12       8th Annual Finance LunchNet
Fasken Martineau, Toronto
Tuesday, July 1       UCC Celebrates Canada Day
London, UK
September 2014       Old Boys in Real Estate: Networking Reception
(Exact date and location to be determined)
October 2014       Legal LunchNet
(Exact date and location to be determined)
November 2014       NYC: Tom Szaky ‘01 Upcycles to Success
Speaker & Networking Reception
(Exact date and location to be determined)

Interested? Contact alumni relations and Common Ties manager Lindsay Tarvit at 416-488-1125, ext. 3357 or or register now.


 Binkly Clark

Mentee Andrew Binkley '02 and mentor Kevin Clark '77.