Lessons Learned from International Students
1 They are the first in line to offer help.
During COVID-19, they have reached out to see how they can serve, everything from volunteering at food banks and shelters to being compassionate listeners.
2 They hunger for mentorship and to mentor others.
They are champions for the Fanshawe InSPIRE program.
3 They are future focused.
They have left their homes, their families and their safety behind to follow their dreams, pursue their education and start new lives.
4 They bring the world to our doorstep.
We learn from them, their cultures, their values and their traditions. They offer us a broader perspective on our world view.
5 They are ambassadors for the College.
They always pay it forward.
6 They are advocates for diversity and inclusivity.
7 They are working in the front lines of essential services during COVID-19.
Many have also responded to the call for internationally trained health professionals.
8 They have an indomitable spirit and resiliency.
Not even COVID-19 can stop them from achieving their goals.
9 They are continuous learners.
They are active participants in all co-curricular events and learning activities.
10 They strive to become Canadians.
When they do, they will teach us, enhance our economy and further beautify this majestic mosaic we call Canada!
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