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Malawi Nursing Exchange 2015 – Mont Tremblant Pre-Departure Workshop Weekend

The six participants for the 2015 Malawi Nursing Exchange have now been selected! Congratulations to Philomina Corera, Chloée Caron, Kristal Santos, Laura Heather, Emélie Elkrief, Emilie Ducas Gagnier. Their first pre-departure workshop took place last weekend at Mont Tremblant. The theme of the weekend was team building. In preparation for their seven weeks abroad, retired Read the rest…

Environmental and Wildlife Management Internships 2014

In the winter of 2014, seven, third year students in the Department of Environmental and Wildlife Management had the opportunity to complete their final internships in three international locations. Thanks to the continued partnership between Vanier College and The Canadian Organization For Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC), four EWM students completed internship projects at Read the rest…

Training for Industrial Electronics Students in Ontario 2014

During the March Break, 14 third-year Industrial Electronics students, accompanied by two teachers, traveled to the Siemens training center in Peterborough, Ontario where they took the SMPI-Level 1 Instrumentation training course. The complimentary five-day training program has been made available to Industrial Electronics students for the third consecutive year. The Siemens Peterborough plant specializes in Read the rest…

Malawi Nursing Students in Montreal

On Saturday, March 15, 2014, eight Vanier students flew off to spend six weeks doing their final Nursing internship in Malawi, Africa. Although this is the fourth year Vanier Nursing students will go to Malawi to complete their training, it’s the first time two Malawi nursing students were able to come to Montreal to spend Read the rest…

Environmental and Wildlife Management Internships 2013

The Caño Palma Biological Station in Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica welcomed Vanier students for a six week internship in the Winter 2013 semester. The Caño Palma Biological Station is run by the Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation (COTERC) a Canadian non-profit organization, that is dedicated to conserving rainforest biodiversity through education and Read the rest…

Training for Industrial Electronics Students in Ontario 2013

In March 2013, thirteen  students from the Industrial Electronics Department had the opportunity to receive weeklong training at the Siemens World Class Center of Excellence in Peterborough, Ontario. This training is valuable to the students  as it assists them in launching their  careers. The hands-on experience Siemens provides is an excellent way to complement their Read the rest…

Malawi Nursing Exchange 2013

The six students who participated this year, in March 2013, were challenged everyday as they learned to adapt in a resource-poor country, which can be frustrating but also transformative. Their reflective blog posts express a continuum of emotions but what shines through is ultimately an appreciation of Canada’s healthcare system and a deeper understanding of health-related Read the rest…

Vanier Students in Belgium

Four  second year Vanier College Business Administration students have been offered the opportunity to study for one semester at the Haute École de la Province Liege in Belgium.  The courses run from September to December and students are enrolled in classrooms with thirty to forty European students from various countries. Their curriculum includes Entrepreneurship, Oversea Exports, International Marketing, Read the rest…

Business Administration Internships Abroad

In April 2013, eight students from Business Administration completed a six week stage in two partner institutions in France. Students were placed in local businesses and organizations as part of a credited stage course. The participants, Sara Petion, Maximo Paredes Espinal, Camilo Lara-Menendez, Shawn Filion-Dubuc, Cong Minh Nguyen, Mark Clarizio,Samantha Hughes, and Stephanie Leylekian were Read the rest…