Portrait of Paul Sileika

Paul Sileika

Manager, Academic Advising, Ryerson University

Paul is the Manager of Academic Advising at Ryerson’s business school, Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM). With nearly 11,000 students, TRSM is the largest business school in Canada. Paul’s role since 2019 has been to design, create, and manage a new academic advising team for business students at Ryerson University.

Paul’s previous role at Ryerson University was to support high-impact advising on a decentralized campus including creating and facilitating multiple training programs, developing a strong community of practice for advising, and organizing on-campus advising events. He also taught student affairs and academic advising courses at George Brown College.

Paul completed his Masters of Higher Education at the University of Toronto with a focus on vocational education and professionalization of occupations. He regularly presents at conferences including CACUSS (Canadian Association of College and University Student Services), OURA (Ontario University Registrars’ Association), OAAP (Ontario Academic Advising Professionals), among others. Paul is also on the Canadian steering committee of NACADA and supported the development of an advising administrator’s community of practice in his province. He is delighted to share his passion of advising at this event.