The Student Success Blog will update you with useful resources, services and activities in our ESL Program and throughout the college. You will also find useful links for self study and study skills tips. Visit the blog often as information is updated weekly. Submissions, links or ideas for the blog are always welcome! Have a wonderful session at the School of ESL!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Week 7 is here! Can you believe it???

Caravan 2012 
was an amazing celebration of our diversity!  
Thanks to all who participated to share aspects of your culture and make it an outstanding success!  What a fabulous community we have!!
Pictures taken by many of you are posted in albums on our Facebook Page.  If you have more pictures to share, email Dorothy: or drop by room 311 or 332 to give them to one of your Peer Leaders.

Congratulations to Maria Ofelia Orozco who won the Penny Jar competition at our recent United Way Garage Sale.

Maria guessed 900 Pennies and the actual number was 930!  Congrats, Maria and thanks for the great idea, Doug!!

What's on this week??

Exam Preparation Week 7 with your Peer Leaders:
Drop by room 311 or 332 to make an appointment to get help with your final exam review.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are the best days to get an appointment as all of your Peer Leaders are here!

  • Final Speak Up on Wednesday, 3pm, Room 330.
  • Volunteer Club Meeting:  Friday, 3pm, Room 335.
  • AGO Visit, Wednesday, 5:30-7pm (leave from lobby of 341 King at 5:30pm sharp)
Guest Speaker:  RCMP Officer, Terry Russel is coming back!!

RCMP Officer, Terry Russel will be back this week on Thursday, December 6th to host a Q & A with you on the history of the RCMP uniform as a symbol of Canada and its security, the work the RCMP perform in Canada and internationally, and on his own career as an RCMP officer.  Seating is first come, first served.
  • Room 312 from 11 to 12pm (Sched A Ss)
  • Room 313 from 12:10 to 1:10 (Sched B Ss)

International Scholarships of $1000: 
Next Competition submission date is February 15th, 2013.
Check out the 'Int'l Scholarships' link on the top of this blog.

Supports available for students:
(academic and non-academic counselling available)

For students who have completed Level 5 and above:
Career Centre:  
Consultations with a career advisor, resume and cover letter assistance, interview practice and much more.
GB Careers:
Visit the Career Centre, 200 King St. E.,Room B-155

Counselling Assessment for Career Choice:  
Type Focus careers is an online self analysis to assess your personality and strengths and learn the job that best suits you:
Visit the Counselling Centre for more information:  200 King St. E., Room 582C

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