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Student & Staff Spotlights

Student & Staff Spotlights

Staff Spotlight: Derek Ford

My name is Derek Ford, and I’m an instructor with the creative media programs at Assiniboine. I started out learning graphic design in high school, which got me interested enough to try an art class...

Staff Spotlight: Alice Potter

My name is Alice Potter. I’m a constable with the Brandon Police Service and an instructor in the Public Safety program at Assiniboine. I grew up in the Westman area on a farm and graduated high...

Student Spotlight: Brynn Kirkup

My name is Brynn Kirkup I’m just finishing up year 2 of the Social Service Worker program and currently work at my practicum placement. I’m originally from Melita , but moved to Winnipeg after...

Student Spotlight: Jennifer Leigh

I was a health care aide for just over 12 years, had no background in anything tool related and am nearly 40 years old, so applying to this course was a huge step for me. I'm from just outside of...

Student Spotlight: Weiming Tang

Completing the tuition-free welding program has been one of the most important changes in mine and my family’s life. I was a newcomer to Canada in February 2020; living in China before arriving in...

Student Spotlight: Mei Ling

I am an international student from Hong Kong, and my journey to Assiniboine is a long story that changed a lot when COVID restrictions started. The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course was...