International Student Testimonials & Stories

What our students are saying about uLethbridge

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Arihant Sharma | India

BSc. Computer Science
I chose the University of Lethbridge because it is a prominent university providing quality education. I had heard a lot about its faculty and found... 
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Maleeka Thomas | Jamaica

B.A. Sociology/Anthropology
I was inspired to study at the University of Lethbridge because it is a world renowned top research institution. Even though we are a small campus we make incredible strides. 
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Alvis Liu | China

B.Mgt. Accounting
EAP Graduate
Deciding to study at the University of Lethbridge, boiled down to three main things: the province’s economy, work opportunities, and access to affordable education and...
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Anna Novak | Ukraine

Combined Degree, BSc./B.Mgt.
EAP Graduate
I completed the High-intermediate and Advanced classes of the English for Academic Purposes program. I believe that my communication and essay writing skills have improved as a result of these courses.
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AKM Iftekhar Khalid | Bangladesh

M.A. English
The University of Lethbridge is full of superb staff. This university will help you to grow in North America. I would advise prospective students to try this university for their future development.
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Joan Barredo | Philippines

B.Mgt. Marketing
I chose the U of L because of its Marketing Management as a Second Degree program which allows me to pursue and advance a career in Marketing while maximizing my professional experience in the field of communications management... It has been really worthwhile.
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Oscar Chan | Hong Kong

BSc. Computer Science
EAP Graduate
The EAP program has improved my English abilities. I can now speak more fluently, my reading and writing skills have improved, and I can understand different accents.

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I decided to study EAP because I wanted to join the Fine Arts program here. I learned a lot of fundamental skills, which advanced my essay writing and listening abilities. I have improved my English while having so much fun in my lessons and with my lovely classmates.
Man Fai Wong | EAP Completion Award Recipient, Summer 2022
Our Student Stories

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