International Stories

Below are successes and experiences from some of our international students, alumni and services at the college!

  International Alumni Spotlight

  Student Profile

Vlad and Anastasiia

Vlad and Anastasiia

These two from Ukraine wanted to immigrate to Canada and saw education as their opportunity to do so. They both enrolled in programs at NBCC.

In 2016 Vlad and Anastasiia met on campus at an international student meeting.

Combining their previous education with an NBCC diplomas allowed them to employment after graduation with major high-tech firms in Fredericton.

Vlad and Anastasiia were able to secure employment in Canada with their PGWP as well give them the foundation to apply for their Permanent Residency via express entry.

Since living in New Brunswick they have gotten married and purchased a home in Fredericton.

  Article: Never too late to learn

After two Master’s degrees, a Fulbright Scholarship, a 10-year career in communications technology and a 10-year stint at the American embassy, Silvia Moreno of Ecuador still felt she had more to learn. She was bringing up two children on her own, her job at the embassy had been eliminated and her sons wanted to study in Canada... [Click to read full story]

  Alumni Business Spotlight

Meet Ning Hou

An International and Hotel & Restaurant Operations alumni who originated from China and has put up roots in Millidgeville, New Brunswick with his traditional Chinese cuisine restaurant, Mimimi!

  Article: New classroom, new country

A few short years ago, Keisha Peters was teaching high school students in her home country of Jamaica. Since then, a lot has happened – a new country, a new course of study and a new job, as an instructor at New Brunswick Community College’s Fredericton Campus... [Click to read full story]

  Article: From Kenya to Canada: Supporting sustainable development on a global scale

It’s been almost two years since Kaylie Broome and Michelle Melanson returned home from the Masaai Mara region of Kenya, but the time they spent there has had in impact on their lives every day since.... [Click to read full story]

  Article: Recent alumnus gives back to community

When the staff at NBCC talked about community leadership, Kevin Laguerta was paying attention. When he saw people in his community suffering financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, he put his service learning experience to work..... [ Click to read full story]

  Article: Virtual fundraiser with NBCC a success for literacy group

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Laubach Literacy NB (LLNB), like so many community organizations, to rethink its engagement strategy in light of COVID-19. In a typical year, the adult literacy program would plan a variety of fundraising events..... [ Click to read full story]

  Article: A surprise return to the classroom pays off

Daniela Buzatu never expected to be going back to college. Working, raising her family, and starting a new life in Canada kept her busy enough....Originally from Romania, she came to New Brunswick in 2013 with her husband and son.... [ Click to read full story]

  Article: Student apps for start-up solutions

In a classroom at NBCC Fredericton Campus, learners are huddled in groups around laptops, discussing projects and sharing ideas. They’re also finding solutions for some rising stars in the city’s blossoming start-up community.... [ Click to read full story]