Canadian College Fair still a hit
THANKS TO the Canadian High Commission, the thought of studying in Canada can now be entertained more by the hundreds of students who took part in the organisation’s College Fair on Tuesday, November 8, at the Spanish Court Hotel. Youthlink was there and has all the highlights.
A record 28 Canadian universities and colleges had representatives on spot meeting with students from 32 local high schools throughout the day. Upon arrival, students were quickly registered then ushered into a briefing led by Yasmin Chong, senior business development officer at the Canadian High Commission. For Chong, the event speaks volumes to the long relationship between Canada and Jamaica.
“If you look in the Government, for example, there are many ministers and high executives and professionals who have been trained in Canada and have come back home to Jamaica. For Canada, the Caribbean is an important region, and Jamaica probably has the most persons taking advantage of the scholarships that are offered by the Government of Canada and the universities and colleges.”
the business programmes were what she sought the most.
“I’m pretty excited because normally, when Canadian schools