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Student Ambassador Program

If you’re a high school student who wants to be involved in your school community and earn your volunteer hours, you can apply to become a MiWay Student Ambassador.

You’ll help to promote the benefits of public transit to your peers. It’s also a great way to learn about event planning, public speaking, digital communication and leadership.

Check the leaderboard to see the number of points your school has earned so far this year.

See where your school is currently ranked.

Last updated: April 1, 2020

Rank School Points
1 St. Joseph Secondary School 81
1 John Cabot Secondary School 81
2 Port Credit Secondary School 76
3 Rick Hansen Secondary School 74
4 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Secondary School 73
5 St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School 70
6 Erindale Secondary School 66
7 Mississauga Secondary School 56
8 West Credit Secondary School 45
9 St. Paul Secondary School 44
10 The Woodlands Secondary School 42.5
11 St. Martin Secondary School 42
11 Loyola Catholic Secondary School 42
12 John Fraser Secondary School 36
13 Stephen Lewis Secondary School 33
14 Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School 29
15 Meadowvale Secondary School 28.5
16 Iona Secondary School 28
16 T.L Kennedy Secondary School 28
17 St. Francis Xavier Secondary School 24.5
18 Glenforest Secondary School 23
19 St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Secondary School 22
20 Applewood Heights Secondary School 20
21 Streetsville Secondary School 18
22 Lorne Park Secondary School 16
23 Cawthra Park Secondary School 15
24 St. Marcellinus Secondary School 13
25 Father Michael Goetz Secondary School 10
26 Clarkson Secondary School 8.5

Who can apply

You must be a registered student at a school in the Peel District School Board or Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board. You can apply as an individual or as a team of two. Only one individual or team will be chosen from each school.

Applications are now open for the 2020 to 2021 school year.

Apply to be an Ambassador

What an ambassador does

As an Ambassador, your role is to promote MiWay and help educate your peers about the benefits of public transit.

You’ll do different activities throughout the school year, like:

  • Attend the kick off meeting and network with Ambassadors from other schools
  • Create and share social media content
  • Produce videos and radio-style advertisements
  • Host a MiWay information table or other special events at your school

Prizes and perks

You’ll earn points for each activity you complete throughout the year. The Ambassadors who earn the most points will earn prizes like gift cards, a smart watch, or free transit for an entire year.

Ambassadors representing the top three schools will also be recognized at a Mississauga City Council meeting. All participating schools will receive pre-loaded PRESTO cards for students.

Contact us

If you have any questions about your application or throughout the program email us at

Past winners

The winning ambassadors from previous years were:

  • Kaamil Quidwai from Meadowvale Secondary School – 2018 to 2019
  • Cliantha Fernandes and Alwin George from St. Marcellinus Secondary School – 2017 to 2018
  • Shambhavi Sole and Sandy Liang from Rick Hansen Secondary School – 2016 to 2017
  • Menatalla Ibrahim from Father Michael Goetz Secondary School – 2015 to 2016
  • Jane Jomy and Uswa Zahoor from Glenforest Secondary School – 2014 to 2015
  • Nareshi Babu and Nikhita Kapoor from Stephen Lewis Secondary School – 2013 to 2014
  • Scott Hladun and Devika Matkar from Stephen Lewis Secondary School – 2012 to 2013
  • Syed Kamran and Umar Bhutta from Gordon Graydon Secondary School – 2011 to 2012
  • Miranda Pinto from Erindale Secondary School and Samriti Chand and Dhyani Patel from Port Credit Secondary School – 2010 to 2011
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