Our admissions team is here for you every step of the way — starting with your initial contact, right up to your arrival on campus.

If you have any questions, please contact an admissions counsellor responsible for your area (see below). If you are not sure who to ask, send a message to admissions@mta.ca and your e-mail will be directed to the right person.

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Registrar's Office
Mount Allison University, 62 York Street 
Sackville, NB  E4L 1E2  
CANADA
admissions@mta.ca 
 |  (506) 364-2269


Admissions counsellors:

allison ball 
Allison Ball, Admissions Counsellor Campus Liaison
(506) 364-2257 | aball@mta.ca

Regions: New Brunswick — anglophone students (Saint John), transfer students, mature students

Raised on the Kingston Peninsula in New Brunswick, Allison Ball ('07) has made Sackville home since the day she moved to campus as a student in 2003. She also worked for the Dean of Science doing summer research, worked at the campus pub, and lived in Hunton House. After graduating with a major in geography, Allison worked for the New Brunswick government for two years, then took an entrepreneurial leave to start her own environmental company. After three years of running her own business, she decided to become part of our dynamic admissions team, helping prospective students learn about all the exciting things Mount Allison has to offer. She'd love to hear from you!


Saniya Korhalkar - AC 
Saniya Korhalkar, Recruitment & Admissions Counsellor
(506) 364-2110 | saniya@mta.ca
 
Regions: Western & Northern Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut)

Saniya came to Mount Allison from Banff, AB and studied commerce, psychology, and international economics and business. During her time at Mount A, Saniya was involved in a broad range of organizations. She was the President of The Quench Inc., a student-run smoothie business, and Mosaic, and was also on the executive teams of the Commerce Society and the 2018 Grad Class. Saniya loves doing pottery and other forms of art, as well as listening to podcasts, and she enjoys a slice of cake on any day! She is always excited to chat about entrepreneurship, getting involved on campus, or the transition to the East Coast life.


Saurabh Kulkarni 
Saurabh Kulkarni, Admissions Counsellor Prospect Management
(506) 364-2220 | saurabh@mta.ca

Regions: New Brunswick — anglophone students (Greater Moncton area)

Saurabh Kulkarni ('18) came to study at Mount Allison as an international student from Aurangabad, India, and graduated with an honours in political science with minors in international politics and sociology. While a student, Saurabh was the President of MOSAIC, a residence assistant in Windsor Hall and the social media intern for the admissions team. After graduating, Saurabh spent 6 months travelling across Canada recruiting students. As a self-declared ambassador of the Maritimes, Saurabh is always happy to talk being successful at MtA, on what makes New Brunswick so special and why Mount Allison prepares you to be a leader in this constantly evolving world!


Mark Lasanowski AC  

Mark Lasanowski, Recruitment & Admissions Counsellor
mark@mta.ca

Regions: Ontario, New Brunswick — francophone students, Quebec, Latin/South America

Hailing from Guelph, Ontario, Mark Lasanowski ('04) moved over a thousand miles to study commerce, economics, French and Spanish at Mount Allison and this nomad hasn't stopped exploring since, travelling to six continents and over 50 countries. After four jam-packed years at Mount A ― punctuated by extensive involvement with the student union, campus radio CHMA, teaching assistant jobs in French, Spanish and computer science, and a year spent studying abroad in Strasbourg, France ― Mark hit the road, putting his love of the planet and its people to work as a guidance counsellor for university-bound students, writer, disaster relief coordinator and advocate of environmental and mobility issues. Ask Mark how a liberal arts and sciences education can prepare you for anything ― and everything!


Ashley Mah, recruitment and admissions officer 
Ashley Mah, Recruitment & Admissions Counsellor
(506) 364-2626 | ashley@mta.ca
 
Regions: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador

A recent graduate, Ashley Mah (’16) is excited to return to Sackville and continue her involvement with the Mount Allison community. Throughout her time at MtA, Ashley was able to pursue studies in her two main fields of interest, biology and commerce, which she continued to study during her exchange in Hong Kong. During her time in Sackville, Ashley has been involved with organisations such as Global Brigades, and was a group leader during the Mansbridge Summit, a panel discussion led by the University’s Chancellor Peter Mansbridge. Known as a foodie with a big case of wanderlust by her friends and family, Ashley would be happy to talk to you about food, travel, and the endless possibilities Mount Allison offers to students!


Curtis Michaelis, recruitment and admissions coordinator
Curtis Michaelis, Recruitment & Admissions Co-ordinator

(506) 364-2640
 | curtis@mta.ca

Regions: USA, Bermuda, Indigenous students, New Brunswick — anglophone students

Curtis Michaelis ('09) is a proud MtA alumnus with interests in performing arts, athletics, and leadership – whether you're curious about student life, how to get involved to make a difference in your community, how to maximize your scholarship potential, or just want to philosophically discuss the many complexities of our modern world, he always has some helpful information and advice to share!


AC Izzy Spinney 
Izzy Spinney, Admissions Officer
(506) 364-2394 | izzy@mta.ca

Izzy Spinney (she/her) (‘19) dedicated her time on campus to pursuing a double degree, studying biochemistry and psychology. She is open to chatting about how a broad liberal arts and science education allowed her to pursue her academic interests in many different fields including immunology, criminality, parasitology, aging, neuroscience, and adolescent development. Izzy also thinks that involvements outside of the classroom are just as important as those inside, and was very committed to volunteer, employment, advocacy, athletic and leadership activities during her time as a student. Feel free to chat with Izzy about inclusivity and diversity on campus, supports and resources available to students, the residence life experience, and how to get the most out of your time in Sackville!


Alana Green - AC 
Alana Green, International Recruitment & Admissions Officer
(506) 540-1054 | international@mta.ca 
WeChat: MtA_Admissions   LINE: mta_intl_admissions

Regions: international students (outside of USA and Latin/South America)

Alana Green lived in Bathurst, New Brunswick until the age of 16, when she moved with her family to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. This experience was the beginning of a life-long love of travelling and learning about other cultures. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce, Alana taught English to high school students in Iwate, Japan for 3 years. Alana continues to enjoy Japanese culture through cooking and language study. Before returning home to New Brunswick to work at Mount Allison University, Alana spent two years living in London, England recruiting international students. Through these experiences, Alana has developed a keen interest in supporting international students in their journey. She is happy to speak to you about Canada and the unique experience of studying at Mount Allison.


Sarah Cormier - AC 
Sarah Cormier, Admissions Counsellor First-Year Academic Advisor
(506) 364-3287 | scormier@mta.ca

Regions: transfer students, mature students

Born and raised in Sackville, Sarah Cormier ('12) always knew that she wanted to study at Mount Allison. While a student, Sarah was a member of the Psych Society, and worked at Jennings Dining Hall. After graduating with a major in psychology, Sarah worked as a career practitioner before being drawn back to the Mount Allison community in 2013 as the Transfer Credit Coordinator. Sarah loves reading, baking bread and pies (her apple pie is rumored to be the best), and working with students on their journey to Mount Allison!


Other admissions staff:

chris parker registar mount allison 
Chris Parker, Registrar

(506) 364-3301
 | cparker@mta.ca

Kutay Ulkuer, director
Kutay Ulkuer, Director of Recruitment, Admissions & Awards

(506) 364-3294
 | kulkuer@mta.ca

Jane Theriault, student service 
Jane Theriault, Student Service Co-ordinator Admissions

(506) 364-3290 | jtheriault@mta.ca

suzette kean office coordinator 
Suzette Kean, Office Co-ordinator

(506) 364-2113 | skean@mta.ca