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What Students Say

Joseph Odeh, student, Associate of Science Program, Castlegar Campus
Once I am done with Selkirk College I will be transferring to the University of Calgary to complete my undergraduate degree and then my Master’s in Petroleum Engineering. Then I hope to make the world a better place.
Joseph Odeh
Tarunjit Jassar
“ Learning from the Canadian perspective was quite different – it gives a taste of practical knowledge. The most valuable lesson I learned is that you get nothing until you ask for it.”  
Tarunjit Jassar, Alumnus and Employee at Selkirk College
Lu Wenhui, visiting professor from China, Castlegar Campus
There are many dedicated and admirable teachers at Selkirk College. They are very experienced in their academic fields. Their professional dedication deserves to be admired and praised. This has a great influence on me. I can learn about advanced English teaching theories, new teaching methods and styles, which expand my horizons.
Lu Wenhui, visiting professor from China, Castlegar Campus
Xóchitl Donají Faustino Montoya
I won something very valuable during my practicum. Confidence. Cooking is more than just coming up with a good dish. It is a sum of work and personal skills and talents that need to be developed.
Xóchitl Donají Faustino Montoya, Post-Grad Culinary Management
Ana Luisa Alves Musialak, student, Associate of Science Program, Castlegar Campus
Studying in Selkirk College is an incredible experience. The staff and students are very helpful and attentive. Being an international college we are able to learn about other cultures and extend our knowledge out of the classroom.
Ana Luisa Alves Musialak
Haruna Hirayama, student, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Selkirk College provides a lot of activities for the international students. For example, there is a kayaking trip, a trip to the Pass Creek Fall Fair, a Halloween party, and a hike. These activities give me some ideas of Canadian life and culture.
Haruna Hirayama
Patricia, student, English Language Program, Castlegar Campus
Selkirk College is contributing to my post-secondary education by improving my English skills, challenging me, giving me the chance to enjoy life, to grow, to live beautiful experiences, to see wonderful landscapes, and to meet extraordinary people. Read more testimonials.  
Patricia Sirois, student, English Language Program, Castlegar Campus
Jaewon (Woney) Kim, student, English Language Program & Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program, Castlegar Campus
I am going to tell my friends Selkirk College is a very warm-hearted and active place to study. All the instructors are so passionate, positive and friendly to the international students. They are encouraging me to study and keep concentrating on English a lot.
Jaewon (Woney) Kim
Taiwanese Student in Resort and Hotel program
I feel lucky and blessed that I chose Selkirk College as my life's turning point.  It has become the best choice in my life so far.
- Chen-Min Yeh (Taiwan) ELP and Resort and Hotel Management Graduate.
Abhishek Kapahtia, student, Resort & Hotel Management Program, Nelson Campus
Selkirk College is the best place to grow personally and professionally as the college has a good blend of different cultures, which helps me learn more about the world. The curriculum of studies is practical and interactive. This makes me more confident in facing the challenges of the world. Check out Selkirk International on Facebook.
Abhishek Kapahtia
TESOL student Grace's Testimonial
I am happy that I was a part of TESOL program. I could develop so many things like public speaking, group work and confidence in English from the program. It is also helpful to me to make it through the business program that I am in. 테솔 프로그램을 통해서 정말 많은 것을 배울 수 있었는데요, 특히, 이 프로그램을 통한 영어에 대한 자신감, 의사소통 능력, 팀워크는 제가 지금 공부하고 있는 비즈니스 프로그램에 정말 많은 도움이 되고 있습니다.
- Grace (Korea) TESOL Program.
Felipe Martini Pantaleão, student, English Language Program, Castlegar Campus
I come into contact with many cultures at the same time, in the same place. The College’s structure is valuable, and we have great places to study, enjoy free time, and have lunch. The instructors pay a lot of attention to our needs and help us anytime.
Felipe Martini Pantaleão