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Guest Blog - What it Means to be a Global Citizen
Monday, October 1, 2018 in General Interest

The following blog post was submitted by Claire Brierley. Claire is taking part in an internship through College of the Rockies in Mwanza, Tanzania where she is serving as a Gender Equality Officer with the Mwanza Regional Vocational Training Service Centre. Her role is to encourage women in trades and promote gender equality. Claire graduated in 2018 with a Combined Honours Bachelors Degree in International Development and Sociology from Dalhousie University. Her studies focused on inequality among nations as well as between nations. While at university, Claire worked with newcomers to Canada, and studied in Australia for a semester.

Claire has always had an interest in traveling, learning about new cultures and people, and exploring the world. She aspires to contribute to diminishing the problems that contribute to unemployment, inequality, and poverty. In her free time, Claire enjoys synchronized swimming, hanging out with friends, and going to the beach.

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Taking Care of Yourself - The First Key to Success in College
Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Services

With the start of a new semester, now is a great time to revisit an earlier blog post about the importance of taking care of your mental health. If you find yourself in need, please reach out.

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What is a Skilled Trade?
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in Programs

We have all heard that skilled tradespeople are in high demand - but what exactly is a skilled trade?

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