Student Success Centre

Student Success Centre

At Ashton College, we put our students first. The Student Success Centre is here to support students through every step of the academic process, from enrolment to graduation and beyond. We want students to make the most of their time with us and graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their careers. By using the services listed below, you can ensure your success as an Ashton College student.

For more information, please email [email protected] or call 604-899-0803 ext. 129

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

 

Jinal Shah

Student Success Centre Coordinator

Jinal Shah is the Ashton College Student Success Centre Coordinator, providing support and guidance to students. Prior to joining Ashton College, she worked in similar roles advising and assisting nursing and healthcare students throughout the complex certification and licencing process.

Originally from India, Jinal moved to Canada in 2014. She has a friendly and welcoming demeanour, empathy for newcomers, and an understanding of the challenges they face, which makes her a credible role model. She is a hardworking member of the Ashton College team who lives by the values of our institution: support, integrity, quality, and family. With a passion for people and individuality, Jinal welcomes new students with open arms. Personally, she emphasizes a life of passion through cultivating joy. She enjoys good food and exploring the natural beauty of British Columbia through her hiking activities.

 

Career Counselling

Career Counselling

Make your transition into the workplace easier with the help of our career counsellors. Book an appointment to have your resume and cover letter reviewed or to practise your interviewing skills with a mock interview.

Orientation

Orientation

Familiarize yourself with Ashton College, our expectations, academic standards, and important policies and procedures. Learn everything you need to start your academic journey off on the right foot.

Practicum Placements

Practicum Placements

Does your program have a practicum? Our practicum placement service will answer any queries you have regarding your practicum and potential placement.

Workshops

Workshops

Find out how you can continue to build your skills with one of our student workshops.

  • Learn how to effectively review and navigate online job boards and postings
  • Access useful online resources for a more efficient search process
  • Develop a LinkedIn profile and learn how to make effective connections

  • Get to know the industry or business
  • Find your skills within the specific industry landscape
  • Discover what works and what may not
  • Learn about communication and engagement
  • Understand etiquette, presentation, and outlook

  • Learn how to recognize your specific and unique skills
  • Discover creative ways to upgrade your skills in order to advance your career and amplify opportunities
  • Learn why your skillset matters

Please Note: All of our workshops are held live online so that you can attend them from the comfort and safety of your home. Workshops typically run for one hour. The format includes a presentation for 40 minutes followed by a question and answer period for 20 minutes. Workshops take place from 3:00 to 4:00 pm PST. We look forward to engaging with you and supporting your ongoing education.

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