UWindsor Ten Thousand Coffees: Online Networking and Mentorship

What if every student and alumni from UWindsor had five to fifteen new connections to learn, share, and grow?

Having a diverse network:

  • Accelerates careers
  • Helps tap into the smart thinking of peers locally and globally
  • Is a powerful contribution to the UWindsor community

Introducing: UWindsor Ten Thousand Coffees

Matching together alumni with students and recent grads for a career inspiring coffee.

Take an hour every 1-3 months to meet someone new from UWindsor, create an opportunity to learn, share and answer questions.

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 Are you alumni, a recent grad or UWindsor Faculty?

  • Help shape the careers of students and young alumni by sharing your career advice and experience
  • Develop your networking and mentoring skills through real-world practice
  • Build your network of other UWindsor alumni and faculty based on your industry and interests

As a graduate from UWindsor you have valuable life and career advice to share. With 85% of jobs being filled via networking and 2.4 million jobs available over the next four years, it is key for students to receive support and advice from those in industry. The top skills companies are looking for across ALL industries are active listening, speaking, critical thinking and social perceptiveness. Everyone can improve these skills by connecting with others, sharing your story and asking thoughtful questions.

Powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, UWindsor Ten Thousand Coffees is an exclusive networking and mentoring platform that introduces you to alumni and students based on specific career interests and goals. You can schedule and set up a coffee chat in-person or online.

  • You’ll receive a monthly introduction to a student or fellow alumni based on your career interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, in-person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to share your advice and experience
  • Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to mentoring and networking
  • Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your inbox, so you don’t need to use another tool!

The easiest and quickest way to gain access is to sign-up using your alumni email address here. JOIN NOW

If you choose to use a different email, you will be placed into an approval queue where you will be reviewed by school administrators. You can request to join by clicking here.


Are you a student?

  • Gain a better understanding of what careers are available with your degree
  • Develop your networking and communications skills through real-world practice
  • Build your network of UWindsor alumni based on their industry and interests

As a student at UWindsor, you have access to alumni and industry partners with valuable life and career advice to share. With 85% of jobs being filled via networking and 2.4 million jobs available over the next four years, the time to build your network is now. The top skills companies are looking for across ALL industries are active listening, speaking, critical thinking and social perceptiveness. Improve these skills by connecting with others, sharing your story and asking thoughtful questions.

UWindsor Ten Thousand Coffees is your exclusive networking and mentoring platform. Powered by Ten Thousand Coffees, UWindsor Ten Thousand Coffees introduces you to alumni and other students based on your specific career interests and goals. You can schedule and set up a coffee chat in-person or online.

  • You’ll receive monthly introductions each year to a fellow student or alumni based on your career interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, in-person at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to share your advice and experience
  • Receive an official LinkedIn certification to recognize your commitment to continuous learning and career advancement
  • Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your preferred inbox, schedule a time, and get an invite directly to your gmail/outlook

The easiest and quickest way to gain access is to sign-up using your school email address here! JOIN NOW

If you choose to use a different email, you will be placed into an approval queue where you will be reviewed by school administrators. You can request to join by clicking here.

Login Now 


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Contact the UWindsor Alumni Association

Alumni Affairs and Donor Communications
Welcome Centre, University of Windsor

Wyandotte at Patricia
Windsor, ON  N9B 3P4
519-971-3618
alumni@uwindsor.ca