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In Canada, education never stops. As an internationally-educated professional, there is a wealth of resources such as bridging programs, English and French language training and continuing education options to help you equip yourself for professional success. Gain the credentials you need to get the job you want. Discover these avenues and more in this section.

Advice from Chang School alumni: Tips for career success (in Canada)

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As part of Ryerson University’s Alumni Weekend on October 1, 2016 The Chang School of Continuing Education held a panel discussion with five grads from our most popular certificate programs. The career-focused discussion covered a wide range of topics – from industry specific skills to the importance of networking and mentorship. Below are the top 5 takeaways from […]

OSLT at Humber College helps newcomers adjust to working in Canada

Bridging programs speed up entry to job market

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Bridging programs are giving newcomers an opportunity to gain new skills and integrate more easily into the Canadian job market. Kamo Mailyan studied public administration, worked in hospitality and promoted civic participation in his native Armenia. Now in Canada, he works as an international commodities trader, thanks to a bridging program offered at Toronto’s York […]

Windmill Microlending is the new face of IAF Canada

Supporting internationally trained mental health professionals

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The Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto (MNLC) has a long history of supporting immigrants and the community in general. , helping them settle down in their new country. One such service is the community mental health program started about 20 years ago where it enlisted the services of internationally trained mental health professionals as […]

Networking in Canada: How to get started

The Chang School’s Workplace Communication in Canada program

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Communicating in an assertive, yet collaborative way The fully online and in-class Workplace Communication in Canada program offered by The Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University focuses on helping immigrants conquer the little gaps in communications skills that they face in Canada . It is designed to help newcomers acquire public speaking skills […]

Virtual career fair connects international job seekers with Canadian employers

Gateway for International Professionals’ midwifery bridging program

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When Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education realized that the pass rate of internationally trained midwives (ITMs) at the mandatory Canadian Midwifery Registration Examination (CMRE) was as low as 32%, it launched a unique bridging program to support them. This was in 2001. The program incorporates professional language competency program and has a simulation […]

The Chang School’s Workplace Communication in Canada program

IPLAN supports internationally trained architects

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Like all other professionals moving to Canada, internationally trained architects come with skills and experience but find it difficult to find work in their field. Apart from the absence of a network to help these internationally trained architects with their job search, there is one other significant factor that hinders them. It is the lack […]

The Chang School’s Workplace Communication in Canada program

IAF: Providing micro loans to immigrants

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Newcomers come with tons of qualifications but struggle to find jobs because they cannot get their qualifications assessed, pay licensing fees or add Canadian qualifications, because they lack financial resources. Banks do not provide loans for licensing fees or credential assessment. That is where Immigrant Access Fund steps in with micro loans to skilled immigrants […]

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Bridging programs: how can they help newcomers to Canada?

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In this interview, Dean of The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University, Dr. Marie Bountrogianni explains the unique difference between a bridging program and a regular education program and talks about how it can improve employment outcomes for newcomers to Canada. “It is important to know the expectations in a new […]

‘Immigrants are creating jobs – not taking them’: New Horizons Media Inc. on Global News

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