Success Stories

From tragedy to triumph

Megan is a successful graduate of Stenberg College’s Nursing Unit Clerk Diploma program. Read her story today!

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Clerk before you leap

Jasleen is a successful graduate of Stenberg College’s Hospital Support Specialist Diploma program to become a Hospital Clerk. Read her story today!

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Fairy tales do come true

Gurpreet found Stenberg College’s Medical Lab Assistant (MLA) Diploma program. “I wanted to work in health care but I wanted a quick program. I had tried other jobs but didn’t feel fulfilled.” Almost immediately after starting the MLA program, Gurpreet regained her sense of purpose.

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With an open heart and an open door

Jes excelled at harnessing external resources, such as community services and family support. However, something was missing. She recognized that having the ability to support clients’ internal resources, such as resiliency and emotions, could create permanent change.

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A legacy of love: Inspired by loss, driven by hope

Ericka graduated from Pharmacy Technician Diploma with a 98 percent GPA and as Student of the Year 2020 Finalist for her program.

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“Get this girl a cape”

Megan is a successful graduate of Stenberg College’s Therapeutic Recreation Assistant Diploma program. Read her story today!

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Rewriting her story: How purpose and faith gave Ji the courage to change

So passionate and driven, it is surprising to learn that for most of her life, Ji’s career aspirations were “to just clock in and out of a mundane job.” How does someone with such indifference toward a career end up becoming a Practical Nurse and winning Stenberg College’s prestigious Student of the Year award? Let’s start from the beginning.

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The art of teaching: Philippa perfects her craft in support of children

Trained as an artist, Philippa Glossop never imagined a career as an educator. However, a request from a neighbour to teach her daughter to draw changed all that. From that moment, Philippa found joy and purpose in teaching. Filled with inspiration, Philippa transitioned her art studio into an after-school program. “I wanted to make a difference in the world,” she says with certainty.

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Living my dream as an ECE

How difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations. Neetu Nagpal proudly held up the children’s book she authored and illustrated while reading the final page, “Now we know that flowers need sun and water to grow.” Neetu’s book is beautifully bound and filled with colours, rhymes, and most importantly, lessons.

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The transformative power of education

Nelofar Rahimi, or Nelly as friends know her, was born in Pakistan, the child of Afghan refugees. When she was just five years old, Nelly and her family immigrated to Canada and settled in Burnaby. Recalling the sacrifices her parents made to get her and her three younger siblings to Canada, Nelly tears up. “As a child, I never realized

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