Sesen Mehari 

Looking back 5 years ago, I never thought that I would successfully accomplish my degree and be able to wear that gown and smile for the camera to capture the moment. I was raised to appreciate academic excellence and always aspired to it from a young age. In February 2016 my father passed away, I […]

There is always hope of becoming successful

My name is Isaac Wani. I came to Canada in December 2020 through the Student Refugee Program (SRP) from Maaji II refugee settlement in Adjumani District, Uganda. I am originally from South Sudan (Kajo-Keji). I am currently pursuing an honors undergraduate degree in Economics and a Minor in Mathematics at Huron University College in London, […]

Ubuntu, Ngumuntu, Ngabantu ‘A person is a person through other people’

Acha Patandjila, is a Congolese national privileged to study Media Communications in Canada at Humber College. She heard about the Student Refugee Program (SRP) from a friend. She applied and was admitted at Humber College to pursue her dreams. Acha shares her academic journey and life in Canada so far. Life in Canada for me […]

Blessed To Bless Others

I would say God blesses people to enable them bless others. My life is a product of such cyclic good fortunes. I am Dhieu Mayom Deng, former refugee from Uganda who currently lives in Toronto as a permanent resident. I left my country of origin, South Sudan in 2015 due to the 2013 civil war […]