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Brad Van Dam

Welcome to snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College

I am proud to be part of a team of passionate colleagues welcoming students to Canada and ensuring all our students have the opportunity for an international experience. Langara welcomes students from our local community and from over 100 different countries around the world. The student diversity on our campus reflects the diversity in our staff and faculty, and in our South Vancouver community. 

Our office is committed to enhancing student experiences and preparing students to be global citizens. We have an engaged community on campus and are working to increase opportunities abroad for students and faculty who want to include a global perspective during their time at Langara College.  We offer a wide range of academic programs in many subject areas and our dedicated faculty are committed to supporting students through their academic journey at the college.  

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me, or to my colleagues on the Langara Global team.

Brad Van Dam
Director, Langara Global 

International Student Services Team

International Student Coordinators (ISCs) are committed to supporting international students while they are at Langara College. If you are in a post-degree program, or a full-time program in Continuing Studies, please look for the ISC supporting your program. All other students will work with an assigned ISC, usually based on the region you live in. Regions are listed in the profiles.

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Jun Wang

International Student Coordinator, RISIA

junwang@langara.ca

Jun has extensive experience in advising students in different age groups and different Langara programs. Born and raised in China, Jun came to Canada in 2011. Jun holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, is a Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor and has completed the Diversity and Inclusion Program through UBC Extended Learning. Jun enjoys working with an energetic and dynamic team that always inspires her.

Supporting students from Japan, Korea, South East Asia, Mexico, South & Central America, and India (Undergraduate)

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Manar Elbarbari

International Student Coordinator, RCIC

melbarbari@langara.ca

Manar is a Langara alumni and has been working with the international student services team for five years. Fluent in Arabic and English, her role has allowed her to support international students from diverse backgrounds for the duration of their studies at Langara. She is the team’s immigration lead and holds an RCIC designation which allows her to interpret immigration regulations and assist with immigration inquires.

Supporting PDD students in Accounting, Marketing Management, Business Administration, Nursing, Data Analytics, and Applied Planning

Prerna Bedi

Prerna Bedi

International Student Coordinator, RISIA

pbedi@langara.ca

Prerna is originally from India and came to Canada as an international student at Langara College. She speaks Hindi, Punjabi, and English. She wants to help international students by promoting the education and skills required to thrive in their lives and in their careers while making meaningful contributions to the community.

Supporting students from India (Undergraduate)

Felipe Moreira

Felipe Moreira

Manager, International Student Services

ffurtadomoreira@langara.ca

Originally from Brazil, Felipe entered Langara College as an international student and never left. He has lived in three countries, speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish, and has developed a sense of cultural intelligence to become an inclusive leader with an empathetic approach and strong intercultural abilities. Felipe is passionate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion from his multi-ethnic roots, which has only been intensified by his own personal journey at Langara College.

Supporting PDD students in Web & Mobile Design and Development

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Cherry Wong

International Student Experience Specialist

cherrywong@langara.ca

Cherry is originally from Hong Kong. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Pacific and Asian Studies and speaks English, Cantonese, Japanese, and Mandarin. She is passionate about meeting students from different cultures and supporting them to achieve their goals in Canada. When Cherry is not working, she loves travelling and listening to different genres of music.

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Parijat Bhattacharjee

International Student Coordinator, Student Experience

pbhattacharjee@langara.ca

Parijat has been working with students for more than six years. She is originally from India and speaks Bengali, Hindi, English, and understands basic Spanish. She holds a Masters in Intercultural and International Communication. She loves working with students and looks forward to engaging with them virtually and in-person. Outside of work, she loves photography, travelling, and trying out different food.

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Rei Nagaya

International Education Assistant

international@langara.ca

Rei was born and raised in Japan, moved to Canada when she was in high school and completed her Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Vancouver. She speaks Japanese, English, and Mandarin. With her experience of being an international student, she is passionate about assisting students while empowering them to prepare for their future endeavorer in Canada. Outside the office, she enjoys exploring parks in the lower mainland and playing/listening to music!

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Mia Trieu

International Education Assistant

international@langara.ca

Mia was born and raised in Vietnam. She speaks Vietnamese and English. Her family is originally from China so she also speaks Mandarin and the Chinese dialect. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics. She came to Canada as an International Student and have experience working with international students from different backgrounds and different age groups. She enjoys talking to the students and supporting them to achieve their goals in Canada.

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Teresa Brooks 

Associate Director, International Student Services 

tbrooks@langara.ca

Teresa has been working in international student services at Langara since 2003 and holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology. She is originally from Hong Kong and speaks Cantonese, but has lived, studied, and worked in Metro Vancouver for most of her life. She is passionate about improving international student success by meeting students where they are at and empowering them to fulfill their educational goals. 

Marketing Team

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Sik On Hon (On)

Associate Director, International Marketing & Business Development

shon@langara.ca

On works closely with team members to promote our programs in the Chinese speaking markets. He meets with self-supported students and study groups for regular and specially designed programs. On has also helped to develop joint programs of study, student and faculty exchanges, and study camps.

Markets

China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan

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Tomoe Aoyagi

Associate Director – International Marketing and Business Development

taoyagi@langara.ca

Tomoe enjoys interacting with prospective students and parents to discuss plans to achieve their academic goals in Canada. She also values building her professional and personal relationships with agents and government counterparts.

Markets

Japan, Korea, and all South East Asian countries

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Fabiano Maciel

Manager, International Marketing

fmaciel@langara.ca

Fabiano supports students to learn about our programs and how they best fit an individual students’ interests and future goals. He is an advocate of international education as a gateway to positive change in people’s lives and the global community.

Markets

The Americas, Western Europe, Scandinavia, and Greece

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Jennifer Paige

Associate Director, Domestic Marketing and Recruitment

jpaige@langara.ca

Jennifer holds a Master's Degree in International Social Development and has worked in the areas of education, community development, humanitarian relief, and internationalization in several countries across Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Being a lifelong learner, Jennifer is passionate about supporting educational opportunities that combine theoretical and practical approaches while offering global perspectives and opportunities. Jennifer works with her team to welcome new students to Langara while promoting a campus that is inclusive and diverse.

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Solmaz Mehrabani

International Marketing and Recruitment Assistant

smehrabani@langara.ca

Solmaz supports marketing and recruitment activities for students and agent partners in many regions around the world. She works closely with students and parents in promoting the College and the programs we offer.

Markets

Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East/North Africa (MENA), and CIS/Central Asia.

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Flora Lee

International Marketing and Recruitment Assistant

flee@langara.ca

Flora works closely with students and parents in our Chinese speaking markets to help them achieve their academic goal. She also supports many of our agent partners with their promotion of Langara College.

Markets

China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan

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Jinny Yun

International Marketing and Recruitment Assistant

mjyun@langara.ca

Jinny is originally from Seoul, Korea and is fluent in Korean and English. She provides support to prospective students by guiding them to make informed decisions. She also works closely with partner agents and helps them promote Langara College.

Markets

Japan, Korea, South East Asia

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Ramanpreet Singh

Domestic Marketing and Recruitment Assistant

ramanpreetsingh@langara.ca

Raman is a Langara Alumni with an Associate of Arts diploma. Raman has a congenial personality and is passionate about engaging with and supporting anyone who is trying to plan for their future. He is experienced in intercultural communications and enjoys working with people from different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, ensuring to provide a safe space for everyone. He was born in India and can speak Hindi, Punjabi, and English. Drawing through his experiences, Raman makes a concerted effort to make you feel at ease and support your prospects.

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Shadi Hamidiaval

Domestic Marketing and Recruitment Assistant

shamidiaval@langara.ca

Born and raised in Iran, Shadi holds a doctorate in dentistry and, after 4 years of being an instructor in the dental faculty, she decided to move to Canada in 2019. She is a Langara alumnus, who graduated from LEAP in 2019 and from PDD Business Administration in 2021. She pursued her passion in student services as an international education assistant. With her business degree and years of experience in student services, she supports domestic high school students from Vancouver and North Vancouver in their academic journey and is dedicated to creating a safe inclusive environment for all Langara students.

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Caroline Miyashita

Domestic Marketing and Recruitment Assistant

cmiyashita@langara.ca

Caroline is enthusiastic about assisting students explore their true passion and helping them achieve their goals. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy and a Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration. Caroline enjoys connecting with prospective and current students and is always ready to go the extra mile to support them. She was born and raised in Brazil and loves to engage with the members of the Langara community to create a multicultural and inclusive environment.

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Vi Nguyen

Domestic Marketing and Recruitment Assistant

vinguyen@langara.ca

Vi is originally from Vietnam. She previously worked as a marketing and admissions coordinator and as an assistant, gaining experience in marketing at the high school, College, and University levels. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration and has received several academic and marketing honours. Vi enjoys engaging with all prospective, new, and current students and assisting them in achieving their academic goals. She is fluent in Vietnamese, English, and is currently studying Korean and Mandarin.

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Karan Veer Singh

India Marketing & Recruitment Officer

ieindia@langara.ca

Karan is based in India and has a background in marketing, project management, and consulting. Karan is passionate about supporting international students to achieve their academic and life goals and believes that every student makes a difference to the diversity of Langara College.

Market

India

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Kent Archie

Associate Regional Manager - South East Asia

southeastasia@langara.ca

Kent is based in Indonesia and speaks Indonesia, English, and Chinese. He loves the idea for students to experience other culture to see people differently and with respect. Kent enjoys travelling, watching movies, and other social activity that keep him active and around other people.

Markets

Indonesia, Philippines

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Vu Lan Anh (Lana)

Vietnam Marketing Representative

ievietnam@langara.ca

Lana is based in Vietnam and is an experienced international student. She strongly believes that studying abroad is a valuable academic and personal experience for any student. She is passionate to help students step out of their comfort zone and reach new potentials through study in Canada.

Market

Vietnam

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Annie Wang

China Liaison Assistant

chinamarketing@langara.ca

Annie is based in China and assists the China Liaison Officer to promote Langara’s program. She connects with students, nurtures good relationships with agencies and offshore schools, and enhances awareness in the Chinese speaking markets.

Market

China

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Clio Chen

China Liaison Officer

iechina@langara.ca

Clio is based in Beijing where she promotes Langara’s programs to students and parents. She also supports agents and students in submitting applications, and establishes and maintains strategic working relationships with existing and potential partners.

Market

China

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