INDUSTRY PROFILE: Andre Van Der Bergh

You may remember a couple of weeks ago we had the good people from ‘Team Business’ come to Tamwood Careers to deliver a workshop. It was an awesome time and a great workshop. Andre Van Der Bergh is the facilitator for ‘Team Business’. Prior to embarking on a career as a facilitator of Team Business […]

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It’s Graduation Day!

  Today, we say ‘bye’ to another graduating student of Tamwood Careers. Lili joined us in October all the way from Hungary and will now be looking to apply her knowledge in the workplace. Lili gave her thoughts on student life at Tamwood Careers: “I didn’t really know what to expect from this program when […]

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Student Profile: Axel Duran

Every couple of weeks, we’ll be posting student profiles to give you a feel of how are students are enjoying their studies and living in Canada. This week we spoke to Axel from Mexico, she has been studying at Tamwood Careers since January:   Why did you choose to study in Vancouver? I decided to […]

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An exciting week at tamwood careers

    On Wednesday, our students had the wonderful opportunity to take part in a workshop presented by ‘Team Business’. Andre and Lara from Team Business came all the way from Baltimore, Maryland to provide the entrepreneurship training day. Students where split into five groups, and competed against each other to see which team could […]

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it’s not all about school life!

At Tamwood Careers, we are all about learning and having fun in the classroom, but you also get an opportunity to work while you learn! As spring approaches there are lots of opportunities to find work in the tourism industry. All sectors of hospitality are now beginning their recruitment processes as we head into the […]

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Tamwood Careers has it’s first Graduates!

  This week we will say goodbye to Lydia, Brad and Chris, our first students to graduate from Tamwood Careers. They have now completed their six months of theory and will be moving on to work in the hospitality industry in Vancouver for the next 6 months. Brad wrote a brief account of his time […]

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Graduation Month!

  It is hard to believe, but this month we have our very first graduating class from Tamwood Careers!  After 6 months of hard work  and effort, Brad, Chris and Lydia are finally graduating the study portion and entering their work semesters! They have all made so much progress throughout the last half year, and […]

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Thanking Another Wonderful Guest Speaker

  All of us here at Tamwood Careers would like to thank our most recent guest speaker, Ms. Jenny Hobbs.  Jenny brought her wealth of knowledge and experience in sales and hospitality to the class, giving students a unique first hand look into the exciting world of catering sales.  Her travels and experiences led her […]

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What a Success!

  This past December was a busy one for Tamwood Careers students, as they were tasked with throwing the yearly Christmas celebration for Careers and our neighbours in the language programs.  Organizing a party for over 50 people is no easy task, and they spent hours pouring over the details to ensure it was a […]

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Celebrating Student Success!

  We just finished our third course here at Tamwood Careers, and our students certainly put in a lot of effort towards completing their final projects this month!  Students were tasked with building and developing an on-line portfolio of their life, experiences, and achievements presented in a professional way.   All of them turned in […]

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