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Inder

Hello my name is Inderdeep Singh Ghatora. You can call me “Inder”. I am from Ludhiana, Punjab, India which a textile manufacturing hub in India. I came to Canada in Dec 2014 to pursue my higher education. I completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Management which was quite interesting and exciting. After finishing my certificate I started studying Computer Information System which is challenging and exciting as I learn many new concepts in the field of technology. I love the campus as I find  the people friendly, warm, and welcoming. The best part of studying at UFV is its diverse culture and accepting community.  I am an active student on campus who participates and volunteer in many events. At UFV there is always an opportunity for you to shine. UFV is the best! 

You can contact me through gsa@ufv.ca or on Facebook: Inder ufv Singh. 


Ming Yang

Hello! My name is Ming Yang and I am from Taiwan. I graduated from high school in Canada and went to other institution before I found my home at UFV. I am majoring in Bachelor of Computer Information System program (BCIS) and minoring in Business Administration and Communication. Studying at UFV is one of the must have experience in my life. The education environment at UFV is exceptional because the class size of UFV varies from 20 to 35 students which enables me to interact with my instructors, fellow students and mentors. I am working at the UFV’s library in Abbotsford, which give me a great chance to interact with international students and spend time outside of school to be more familiar with each other’s culture.  

I would like to share my experiences with you and help you as adjust to student life at UFV. Message me at gsa@ufv.caor on WeChat: ufvinternational


‌Min

Hello!  My name is Min Ni. I am from China. I have studied for one and half years in China and now I am in my third year studies in Bachelor of Science with Biology major at UFV.  I have experienced diverse student life here. The campus is very lovely with nice professors and students. I also a work on campus gaining more valuable experiences. As a science student, I enjoy the lab with lots of interesting experiments. I also have a chance to communicate with professors during their office hour to know more about science. During my leisure time, I am involved with various events happening around campus. I have made lots of friends from different culture. I will cherish my student life at UFV forever.      

Please come and join us! I would like to hear about your experiences. If you have any questions about UFV, please contact me at gsa@ufv.ca or wechat at “ufvinternational” 


‌‌Monii

Hola! My name is Monica, however I’m better known as Monii. I’m from Mexico and have been living in Canada for half of my life. I speak Spanish, English and French.

My experience at UFV began in 2012 after graduating high school and I have enjoyed it ever since. My field of study is French and Latin American Studies.

In my personal experience, UFV has taught me how to positively grow as a person and create meaningful connection. I have been involved with the university through academic and extra-curricular activities such as being the president of UFV Latin American Club.

My GSA role with UFV international is to facilitate the program Friends Without Borders program interacting with both international and domestic students.

If you ever have any questions about Friends Without Borders, my experiences, or UFV please don’t hesitate to contact me! Contact me through gsa@ufv.ca or on Facebook at Monii ufv Coppola. 

 


Waleed

Hey there! My name is Waleed Abozaid and I am from Egypt. I heard about UFV from my college back in Qatar that they are accepting credits after graduating with a diploma. Applying to UFV was one of my best life decisions that I’ve taken. Studying at UFV taught me a lot about diversity and different cultures by meeting new friends coming from different part of the world. Being a student at UFV gives you the opportunity to interact with your professor and students to participate more because of the small classes size of 20 to 35 students.  Students at UFV have to the opportunity to get involved with events, workshops, and so much more which will develop for them better leadership skills. The best thing about UFV is you feel  you are home becuase of the caring people.

I encourage you to join me in this amazing journey which will be a big part of your life to find yourself. If you would like to know more about my journey and social experiences, or any inquires regarding UFV,  please contact me through gsa@ufv.ca or through Facebook (Waleed UFV Abozaid)! 


Savannah

Why hello there! My name is Savannah and I was born and raised in Canada. I am studying Kinesiology here at UFV, with an extended minor in French. I am fluent in Polish and English. I am currently studying French and Spanish. Choosing to study at UFV was a fantastic decision. I feel like I can connect with my professors through our small class sizes.

UFV has taught me that there is more to university then just textbooks and exams. I have made a lot of amazing friends and have had the opportunity to interact with others in a multicultural environment. UFV is a place where you can really discover who you are and teaches you skills which you will use for the rest of your life.

If you are looking for your next adventure, UFV is the place to be. I hope to see you here! If you are interested in hearing more about my experiences or have any questions regarding UFV please do not hesitate to contact me at: gsa@ufv.ca or Facebook!

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