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Student mentee to alumni mentor

A graduate from UBC's Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Bruno is using his experience to help mentor new students.
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Student mentee to alumni mentor

“Everyone's path is different; however, it is the people that you meet along the way that make the journey special. To me, being part of someone's journey and being able to help in any way that I can is something that I value. ” - Bruno T., BSc, Major in Food, Nutrition, and Health
Zahra F at Stanford

UBC International Scholar to Stanford Medical School

An aspiring Epidemiologist, Zahra advocates for first-generation and low-income students
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UBC International Scholar to Stanford Medical School

“[The International Scholar] awards are so impactful in changing the realities of students who come from backgrounds in which higher education is not the traditional pathway to success.” - Zahra F., BSc in Global Resource Systems

From Brazil to the Okanagan

How a volleyball player from Brazil found her place at UBCO
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From Brazil to the Okanagan

“I feel the instructors at UBC Okanagan are actual mentors if you give them the opportunity to help you and give you advice based on their own experiences.” – Hellen L., Civil Engineering

Experiential learning in Applied Animal Biology

By choosing a degree program that prioritizes hands-on learning Afnan is prepared to take on any challenge
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Experiential learning in Applied Animal Biology

“In my third year I was a field research assistant in northern BC. We lived in camper vans, caught sapsuckers, took DNA samples and released them back into the wild. It was an incredible experience.” Afnan A., Applied Animal Biology
 
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