Student Experiences

Pick an episode and press ‘Play’

On this session of  the Caribbean Students to Atlantic Canada Podcast we talk with Beautisca King, a third year Chemistry major student at Dalhousie University and future physician.

Born and raised in the Bahamas, King  attended C.R. Walker and then the College of the Bahamas. With a full calendar of extra curriculars , and a demanding undergrad she found time to chat with us about her degree, scholarship, part-time job . . .

On this session of the Caribbean Students to Atlantic Canada Podcast we talk with Samara Burton, a second year Applied Computer Science major at  Dalhousie University  in Nova Scotia. Born in Dominica, Samara attended Rothesay Netherwood School in New Brunswick before attending Dalhousie.  She tells us about her first coding experience, her current scholarship and how she is preparing for her first co-op experience. Samara does a great job of breaking down the difference between Computer Science and her degree, Applied Computer Science 

On this session, we talk with Kenya Dames, a recent graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she pursued a Public Relations degree with a minor in Marketing.  Kenya, graduated from Grand Bahama Catholic High School in the Bahamas and headed to university after graduating. She delves into the details of her degree, apartment set up and job advice for students . She also talks about how her co-op work experience through MSVU led to a full-time position with the Canadian government after graduation …

On this session of  the Caribbean Students to Atlantic Canada Podcast we talk with Raven-Lee Mills, a second-year Software Engineering student at the University of New Brunswick. This is a great interview because Raven does a great job of breaking down the details of her paperwork, on-campus jobs, engineering program and her first co-op placement. 

On this session of the Caribbean Students to Atlantic Canada Podcast we talk with Keagan Marcus, a Trinidadian making strides as a businessman and entrepreneur in New Brunswick. Keagan obtained both his Bachelors in Finance and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of New Brunswick .  Listen as he walks us through his time as a student athlete (on a soccer scholarship), how he earned spending money as a student and how he went about finding pre-owned appliances for his dorm room.

EPISODE #001 :

On this session of  the Caribbean Students to Atlantic Canada Podcast we talk with Andy, a past Computer Engineering student at the University of New Brunswick. Andy takes us through his process of dorm set-up, cell phone acquisition and opening a Canadian bank account. He also dives into the details of his scholarship and  paid work co-op.