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Starting Fresh: The changes from Mexico to Canada as an International Student

Amanda, Current Student – Sport Management

Ximena Paredes, Current Student – Psychology Co-op

In this episode, Amanda sits down with Ximena Paredes, a third-year psychology co-op student in the research stream at Brock University. Ximena is an international student from Mexico and has been awarded the International Ambassador Award for the past two years. This award recognizes international students with significant academic achievements and community involvement. Ximena has been heavily involved with the Brock community with on-campus jobs and Varsity Tennis. Ximena shares her experiences as an international student, the various supports available at her “home away from home”, as well as her journey coming to Canada and being a part of the Brock community.

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