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An Inventory of BC’s Bridging Programs for Immigrant Professionals.

November 15, 2013 – 7:50 am | 855 views

DiversityCLUES Consulting was retained by  UBC – Centre for Intercultural Communication to conduct an environmental scan of BC’s bridging programs for internationally-trained professionals.
Project: Environmental Scan of BC’s Bridging Programs for Internationally-Trained Professionals
Client:  UBC, Continuing Education, Centre for …

Investigating the Barriers and Challenges of the Foreign Credential Recognition Process for Internationally Trained Professionals

February 7, 2013 – 3:37 pm | 1,872 views

In collaboration with the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foreign Credential Recognition (FCR) Loan Project, Life Strategies is conducting four focus groups with ITPs, one for each of the following sectors: health care, engineering, finance and accounting, and legal. …

Do policies of the lowest common denominator bring about system-level, change?

July 1, 2012 – 6:54 am | 1,452 views

In 2012, Olga Shcherbyna defended her thesis as a part of her graduate studies at the UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning. A two-year study examined the success factors of the Toronto Region Immigrant …

Positive attitude is one of the most important factors for immigrant success in Canada

December 3, 2010 – 9:30 pm | 1,290 views

New study conducted by UBC phsychology professor Noram Amundson in partnership with immigrant-serving agency in Vancouver, SUCCESS, was released this Wednesday. The research looked at critical success factors for immigrant employability. The study found that …

Poor diets and lack of social networks lead to immigrant deteriorating health

May 3, 2010 – 9:36 pm | 1,136 views

“A report released today by York University health researchers offers Canadians the opportunity to learn how their living conditions will determine whether they stay healthy or become ill. Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts shows …