- Student Info
Judy Wong has worked in higher education for the last decade. After editing several academic works, including a doctoral thesis, she became interested in developing her editing skills further.
As a recent university graduate who has worked in post-secondary institutions, Harla Sidhu knows the importance of education. She decided to pursue the Project Management Certificate as a strategic investment in her career that will enhance her skills for a competitive job market.
Currently working in municipal communication, Michelle Gaudet joined the Climate Action program to prepare for the day when climate and environmental communication will form a major part of her work. “I believe every job can be a climate job, and my goal is to use the skills I already have in communication and retool myself for the future we’re facing,” she says.
A retired naturopath who ran her own business for 22 years, Jane Reside was ready to pivot to a new career. She turned to the Editing Certificate program to build on the editing work she’d been doing on the side for several years. “I truly believe this certificate will open doors for me,” she explains.
After moving to Vancouver to complete her master’s degree, Sarah Xie has spent the past 13 years raising her three children. Now ready to start a career, she settled on the Medical Translation and Interpretation program as a first step.
Laura Harrison is a Licensed Practical Nurse with Island Health Authority who’s worked in a project position for the past two years supporting nursing workflow through implementation and change. She was drawn to the Project Management program to build her knowledge and skills and apply them to the work she’s doing.
Ann Honcharova moved to Canada from Ukraine three years ago with a dream to one day open her own bakery. Thanks to the Business Management Certificate program, she’s now building the skills and knowledge she needs to become a successful business owner.
Getting the training you need to further your career can be a challenge when you’re raising a young family and have limited resources, says Jennifer Vanderlei, a part-time research assistant in the healthcare field.