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We're Here to Help

Choosing a university can be a tough decision for both parents and students, especially when that school is in another country.

To help you through this process, we have created several online opportunities for you to connect with us, ask questions, and learn more about Laurier.

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"I invite you to experience Laurier and choose the same university that gave me and every student that I know a unique and fulfilling educational experience. It’s about having access to the tools and teachers you need to succeed, and the inspiration to create your own journey to success – however you define it."

Zemar Hakim, 2019/20 Students’ Union President and CEO

Meet an International Recruiter

We're here to help. We would like to invite you to meet one-on-one with an international recruiter. This is a great way to learn more about all Laurier has to offer, as well as an opportunity to discuss your application and what's next in the admissions process.

Our Team

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Danish

Hi future Golden Hawks! My name is Danish and I have been a member of the Laurier community since 2009. Laurier afforded me with a well-rounded student experience: I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, worked as a research assistant and tutor, and helped students feel at home as a resident advisor. Post-graduation, I decided to take some time to travel across the country. I lived in Japan for 8 months, improving my Japanese language skills and working as a ramen chef in Tokyo. What an adventure!

Currently, I am enrolled in the part-time MBA program at Laurier and work as an international recruitment and admissions coordinator. I regularly interact with international students from the continent of Africa, the Middle East and Pakistan. I would be more than happy to share with you my experiences as a student at Laurier and answer any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to reach out – I look forward to meeting you!




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Dana

Hello! My name is Dana Montgomery, and I am one of the international recruitment and admissions coordinators here at Laurier. I am a proud and very passionate graduate of Laurier, with a degree in Sociology and Psychology.

Choosing to go to Laurier when I was pursuing my undergraduate degree was the best decision I ever made. I understand the magnitude of the decision you are making, and I would be honoured to discuss why Laurier would be a good fit for you!

If you are an international student studying in Canada, the Caribbean, the United States of America, the United Kingdom or Latin America, please feel free to set up a meeting with me!




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Danny

Hello! My name is Diwakar Sharma (Danny) and I’m a highly motivated international recruiter who brings over 14 years of experience in international recruitment and partnerships to Laurier.

I came to Canada as an international student after completing a master's degree in Mass Communication from India and graduated from Niagara College with a postgraduate diploma in Public Relations and TESL. I tried my hand at teaching and taught at the university level in China and India.

As Regional Manager, international recruitment and partnerships at Laurier, I’m responsible for managing the agent network and building Laurier's presence internationally through a solid understanding of different cultures and markets. I have a vast knowledge and experience on border and immigration services and I’m in the process of acquiring certification as a regulated Canadian immigration consultant.


Information Session

There’s a lot to learn about Laurier, so we break it down for you.

Listen to a university information session, where you’ll hear an introduction to our campuses, programs and the international student experience, told to you by Laurier's International Recruitment team.

Connect with International Students

There's a lot to consider when picking a university in another country and our ambassadors are here to help you navigate this exciting journey.

Book a one-on-one video or audio appointment with an international student ambassador and ask them anything you want. Or listen to their story and imagine what your Laurier experience could look like.

Choose whom you want to meet based on our ambassador profiles below, which include information about what program they're in and what their interests are. You may even find an ambassador who's from your home country.

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      Attend a Webinar

      Our international recruiters are excited to share with you all that Laurier has to offer. Attend our webinars to learn more about our campuses, student life and your program of interest.

      All webinars include a 30-minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period. Webinars will be held every Thursday at 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. (ET). Simply select a time and click the link to join.

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      If you haven’t already, follow Laurier International's social accounts to stay up-to-date on all things Laurier. Slide into our DMs if you have any questions. #LaurierInternational

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