An Interview with Niki Oveisi, UBC Science Leader

Our October Leader in the Spotlight features Niki Oveisi, a UBC Honours Biology student who is a driven leader in the community. In addition to co-founding the Smiles Without Limits Foundation, Niki serves as an editor for the STEM Fellowship Journal, and Managing Director of External Communications and Chair Member for the World Awareness Initiative,

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Loukman Ghouti, Language Master & Renaissance Man

Our February Leader in the Spotlight features Loukman Ghouti, a Bachelor of Science student at Dalhousie University. Loukman is extensively involved within the community. He serves as a translator for newly arrived Syrian refugees, is a member of the National Youth Advisory Council of Canada and promotes mental health awareness. On campus, Loukman is a

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Kavi Ratnaweera: Humanitarian & Medical Laboratory Science Aficionado

Our September Leader in the Spotlight features Kavi Ratnaweera, a second year Medical Laboratory Science student at UBC. Recently, he helped fundraise $135 000 for Help, Learn & Discover and went on a volunteer trip to Ecuador to build 21 homes. In addition to being an active member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Kavi

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Volunteerism – Not Only Essential For Academic Competition

With competition for jobs, graduate studies and professional programs rising, you may feel lacking compared to others. To distinguish your résumé, you can turn to volunteering. But, it is also important to look past all the competition and to truly enjoy the volunteering experience. So, what is so great about volunteering aside from it looking

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