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Information sessions poster/credit: Jerin Raj for International Youth Canada

Canada to host International Student Information Sessions to support learners

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 26 Jan 2022, 12:33 am

Toronto/IBNS: International Student Information Sessions will be hosted virtually on Jan 29 from 10 AM-12:30 PM by the International Youth, a non-profit organization established three years ago by Jerin Raj, to provide programs to support international learners before, during, and after their studies in Canada.

Supported by the Consulate General of India, Toronto, the event will host a series of speakers and a panel discussion for the benefit of international students studying and settling in Canada. 

The event will provide much-needed information about international student services offered by academic institutions, sessions by immigration, refugees and citizenship Canada on pathways to Permanent Residency, and navigating the Canadian social landscape.   

The event is open to any international student. 

Below is the list of speakers:

Apoorva Srivastava, Consul General of India in Toronto to speak on “Why should International students connect with their consulate in Canada?”

Amarjot Sandhu, Member of Provincial Parliament, BRAMPTON WEST to provide information on “Transition from an International student to Member of Provincial Parliament”

Hariana Brooks, Outreach Officer at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to highlight information on “Pathways to Permanent Residency in Canada”

Keith Monrose, Executive Director, Seneca International, Seneca College in “Panel Discussion — Different support services offered by academic institutions”

Sunand Sharma, Associate Dean (Community Citizenship, Student Leadership & Engagement), Sheridan College in the “Panel Discussion — Different support services offered by academic institutions"

Achuth Kesavan, International Student Advisor, Centennial College in “Panel Discussion — Different support services offered by academic institutions”

Gary Hallam, Vice President, International Education, and Executive Dean, Business and Hospitality, Conestoga College in “Panel Discussion — Different support services offered by academic institutions.”

(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)