Nine students complete introductory course to Canadian life

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick — Nine new certificates were awarded by the Continuing Education of the University of Moncton, Edmundston Campus (UMCE) to international students who have completed the introductory course in Canadian life.

The ceremony was held Wednesday, April 17, in the presence of UMCE Vice President Madeleine Dubé, who praised the students who have adapted to the reality of the region on their arrival in January, despite the snow and cold of rare intensity.

A small reception was held in their honor, and marked the conclusion of the 12th series of practical workshops to successful integration.

The class during the winter session was devoted to various elements and components of student life in the Northwest region and the country. Workshop topics were: housing maintenance; climate and coffee hour; UMCE service, help center in French and English, the access service and learning support and mentoring; health and well-being; Canadian school and university systems; visit the police station; intercultural relations; employability; Job Access Édupôle; Common kitchen in residence; healthy eating; digital/economic literacy; history of Canada and New Brunswick; and arts and traditions.

The offer of an introductory course in Canadian life was made possible through a partnership between the UMCE and the Northwest Newcomers Resource Center (CRNANO).

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