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  • 2014-07-29 /Career Services

    Industry Panel Series-Foreign Credential Recognition

    ISSofBC Skills Connect and Employer Solutions hosted a successful industry event yesterday sharing valuable information on how to fastrack foreign credential recognition and different career opportunities inside the Engineering and Manufacturing sector.

  • 2014-07-28 /Settlement Services

    Immigrant Women’s Peer Support Program

    Are you an immigrant or refugee woman interested in helping other newcomer women adjust to their new lives in Canada? This program may be for you!

  • 2014-07-25 /Career Services, Settlement Services

    Immigrant Connections eNews Resource

    Need an indepth client driven guide to help you schedule workshops, classes, programs and activities at ISSofBC? Look no further this Enews resource packed full of everything language, employment and settlement.

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“Since coming to ISSofBC I am confident that I can handle different people and situations in my new home.”

- Josefina, Philippines - Settlement Services client

“I got tremendous help from Skills Connect...acquiring the useful tools which empowered me to accept and face all the challenges and look for the opportunities whenever they appeared.”

- Ravi, India - Skills Connect client

“It’s a great opportunity to study here and meet different people from all around the world.”

- Marlon, Brazil - LCC student

“I’ve noticed that people often congratulate me on speaking English so well. I came to ISSofBC with bad English habits and left with great knowledge. My self-confidence has increased.”

- Kushtrim, Germany - LCC student

“Once you have a mentor, your mentor helps you focus on where you want to go. I learned a lot from my mentor, and when I adopted these new strategies, I got a job.”

- Tully, Tanzania - Mentoring Connections client

“To get the right information and direction in the first days of settlement in a new country is crucial. Special thanks to my settlement worker for her expertise and wisdom. ”

- Irina, Russia - Building Together client

“This program gave me a good chance to learn and practice my English. I also met some new friends like my mentor. We became good friends. We still keep in touch every week. I really like this program.”

- Jason, China - Volunteer Connections Program mentee

“I have so much more confidence about my abilities and my career outlook now and a much more positive attitude about life in general. I feel so grateful toward everyone at the ISSofBC who helped me get to this place. ”

- Danielle B - Job Options client

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