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Emad Alrefai

English Language Studies Alumnus

My first intention was to become an engineer and I spent a year in university in Saudi Arabia. I wanted something that combined business and math—my brother recommended KPU. Coming to Canada pushed me out of my comfort zone. I was in a new environment, with a different language, in a society with different customs. But if you want to overcome your fears forever, face them. The instructors at KPU are incredibly knowledgeable. You learn what to expect in the real world and develop real connections here.

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Calvin Tiu

Bachelor of Arts Alumnus

Calvin Tiu

I'm always waiting for an opportunity to surprise people. Having cerebral palsy, and growing up with a physical disability, I was told that I...

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Stuart Chase

Journalism and Public Relations Alumnus

Stuart Chase

I wanted a more focused, one-on-one type learning environment which is exactly what I got here. KPU gave me confidence and shaped my critical...

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Alisa Yao

Product Design Student

Alisa Yao

I started my post-secondary education at another school, pursuing engineering, but I wasn’t enjoying being in large lectures with so many other...

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April Holland

Psychiatric Nursing Student

April Holland

I have always had an interest in health promotion and helping others, and psychiatric nursing at KPU was the perfect fit. A year into my program at...

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Sarah Pucek

Urban Ecosystems Student

Sarah Pucek

I finished high school and started boxing. I did amateur competitions for a few years before turning professional and I’m currently the North...

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Aaron Sask

Carpentry Alumnus

Aaron Sask

When I graduated high school, I wasn't sure what I wanted to do. My natural abilities became apparent when I started carpentry at KPU. It’s...

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