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My name is Zaida and I cam from Dominican Republic. I have been in Vancouver attending Tamwood Career's Programs. I am in my Co-op term for my second program, Digital Marketing, now and really enjoying it!       I decided to come to Canada in 2019 and for me, it was the best choice to start a new journey in my life. I came to Vancouver, BC alone without having anyone in this country and I didn’t speak English very well, but I challenge myself to do my best and go come here

I arrived to Canada on January 30, 2020, and my first day of classes was February 3rd, 2020. When I came to Tamwood, the first person I met was Kim Feuchter (Campus Manager) and I was very nervous because I did not know how to speak English. I could understand some words but not speak it yet. In my first 2 months, I did not learn much English since I spoke with people who spoke Spanish. After the pandemic happened, I made a decision to suspend my classes for 6

My name is Hitomi and I cam from Japan. I have been in Vancouver attending Tamwood General English program for about 4 months now. It has been a very fast and exciting four months for me. During my first two weeks in Vancouver, I was in isolation and took online classes at Tamwood. It was easy to get back into the rhythm because I was able to take classes online. On the other hand, I had a very hard time with jet lag during the first week. However, I had daily

Read about success story of Carlo, who received the sponsorship to stay in Canada and apply for a Permanent residency application!   Hi, I'm Carlo from the Philippines. I graduated in Hospitality management back home. I believed that gaining international experience would help to expand my knowledge and enhance my skills and since I was really into this industry, I decided to take a FB program. I was right - with this program I was able to have a Canadian education that would prepare me to work in my professional career. The campus location

My arrival at Tamwood College in Vancouver: When you decide to leave your country to spend a year abroad, a lot of feelings, doubts and questions come to your mind: “Is this the right decision?” - “What if I do something wrong?” - “Will I be okay?” Honestly, I shouldn’t have worried this much! It was the best experience that I could ever have, although my arrival in Vancouver was a little bit chaotic, but thinking about it now, also funny.   On August 11 2018, I was ready to start my adventure. I

Studying at Tamwood in Whistler was a life-changing experience for me because I could connect with people from countries I never thought I would know. Whistler Resort was the perfect place for me to take the Essentials in Hospitality, Service and Tourism Co-op Diploma because Whistler is one of the most popular tourism destination in British Columbia, there are many renown hotels ready to hire you for your Co-Op practice and its beautiful landscapes proves that the sustainable tourism is a must in this city.   At first, one the biggest challenges I

My experience at Tamwood as student was unforgettable. More than a college, Tamwood is a family and the staff is very approachable and kind. I had the opportunity to meet people from all around the world. Taking classes in this kind of environment allowed me to learn more about culture and how people think with different perspectives depending where they came from while I was improving my English communication skills.   It might sound perfect, just like a fairytale, but the truth is that I arrived just right before Covid-19 pandemic started