Looking back……

the QES internship was an amazing experience, learning new things, immersing myself in a different culture, meeting other QES interns, making new friends and travelling to different parts of Canada was fascinating. Studying, living, sharing experiences and learning with other international students broadened my horizon and enabled me to build networks and friendships with other […]

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A Trip of a Life Time!

On the 8th of June 2018, the QES Scholars (Edith, Phanice and I) were privileged to take part in a field trip organized by Prof Garry Feir.  Dr. Samuel Owuor, our professor from our home university (University Of Nairobi, Kenya) was also visiting the University of Fraser Valley at the time to enhance academic links […]

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How to pull a Pop-up Market in Six weeks – The Rail District Community Market

I was fortunate to take part in a planning studio class during the 2018 summer semester, applying tactical urbanism to food culture and place making in Downtown Historic Abbotsford. Initially, I was a bit skeptical and kept on pondering over what ‘food culture’ is really about and how food could play a role in place […]

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