Student of the Year

From if to when

It’s hard to believe that less than 10 years ago, Oksana was terrified to leave Ukraine and start over in Canada… but she did. Today, she is a happy, successful, and confident Registered Psychiatric Nurse who makes a difference in…
Oksana in her grad cap and gown smiling at the camera.

A nurse is born

“When I saw my grandma getting older, I wanted to take care of her, but didn’t know how.” Seeing family members face health challenges cemented Justine’s future. “I finally found my purpose. Nursing would allow me to help my family…
Justine Jimeno Licensed Practical Nurse | Stenberg College

Rewriting her Story

So passionate and driven, it is surprising to learn that for most of her life, Ji’s career aspirations were “to just clock in and out of a mundane job.” How does someone with such indifference toward a career end up…
Ji in graduation gown

The transformative power of education

Nelofar Rahimi, or Nelly as friends know her, was born in Pakistan, the child of Afghan refugees. When she was just five years old, Nelly and her family immigrated to Canada and settled in Burnaby. Recalling the sacrifices her parents…

Scars and all

“The Counselling Therapist program has given me tools I can use for myself. And I have. They are tools I can share with my clients. They’ve helped me learn that…
V wearing her Grad gown. She was nominated as Student of the Year by her Counselling instructors and classmates.

Race to success

Janelle Hay proves winners never quit. Her can-do attitude is uncommon in someone so young and her determination to achieve is rarer. Janelle’s path to becoming a Cardiology Technologist was…
Janelle Hay, Stenberg Cardiologist Technologist graduate and 2019 Student of the Year winner.

Fawzi Ahmad: on a Winning Streak

On April 26th, 2013 at the National Association of Career College (NACC) Conference & AGM, Stenberg graduate, Fawzi Ahmad, was honoured as the NACC Graduate of the Year. He was chosen from a competitive field of fellow graduates from over 400…
Stenberg college outside

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