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

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

Project: Environmental Scan of BC’s Bridging Programs for Internationally-Trained Professionals
Client:  UBC, Continuing Education, Centre for Intercultural Communication
Project Timeline: 2013
Area of Expertise: Project Management / Research / Policy Development / Best practice research
Team members: Olga Shcherbyna, as a project manager …

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

February 7, 2013 – 3:37 pm | 1,715 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? Examining the success factors of the Toronto Regional Immigrant Employment Council. 2012

July 1, 2012 – 6:54 am | 1,309 views

Olga Shcherbyna’s thesis written as a part the graduate studies at the School of Community and Regional Planning.
The employment outcomes of Canadian immigrants have been deteriorating over the last two decades. Given the scope of …

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

December 3, 2010 – 9:30 pm | 1,157 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 | 1,028 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 …