Alice Ferguson-O’Brien (She/Her)

Laidlaw Scholar (2023), University of Toronto

About Alice Ferguson-O’Brien

My name is Alice (she/her) and I have just finished my first year at the University of Toronto studying Cognitive Science, and Philosophy as a National Scholar. I am from a small province called Newfoundland and Labrador, but studied for two years at Pearson College UWC in Victoria, British Columbia. I am really passionate about mental illness - specifically about how our conception of mental illness shapes the way we treat people with mental illness in medical institutions, and in society. I am also very invested in the climate justice movement. 

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Undergraduate Leadership & Research Scholar


University of Toronto

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English French

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Film & TV Hiking/walking Music Nature & environment Politics & current events Swimming Theatre Travelling Volunteering

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