Black Student Wellness

The Black Student Success Centre is dedicated to supporting and championing the holistic (academic, personal, and professional) success and overall well-being of Black/African descent students and fostering a positive Black student and athlete experience.

The Black student success centre offers one-on-one mental health counselling and culturally situated group wellness supports to Black students, offering a comprehensive range of psychoeducational services that acknowledge the multiplicity of Black intersectional identities.

Our experienced Black Student Wellness Counsellor offers a warm and supportive space throughout your undergraduate and graduate journey. Through a first consultation appointment, they will explore your needs and together, you can find a direction forward that feels authentic and fulfilling to you.


Meet our Black Wellness Counsellor, Ola Kuforiji


Ola brings 10 years of experience working in the field of mental health across community-based, non-profit and institutional healthcare settings. Ola began his career working as a research assistant at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the Toronto General Research Institute and the Sunnybrook Research Institute.  He is a person-centred counsellor who draws on the modality of CBT  in his work.  Through his counselling practice, he has effectively supported young people and adults from diverse backgrounds.  For a number of years, Ola volunteered with Ujima House, an Afrocentric father-focused parenting centre and community hub in Toronto Ontario. Ola holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Toronto and a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in New Brunswick.