Student Profile

Co-op Students Work their Way to Success

Karina Maione is just one of the many 2016 co-op students who earned jobs with local, provincial, national, and international conglomerates. She is currently working in Quebec as a Financial Analyst with Brookfield Renewable.

Student Life

Bassel the Arab versus Bassel the Canadian

Having fled from Syria at the age of 22, Bassel Alkosani lived in a refugee camp for two years before coming to Canada as a WUSC student. Today he is learning what it means to be Canadian.

Algoma by Algoma

We all belong. ❤💛💚💙💜
And we're marching!
Congratulations to all of our student-athletes for another great season! Congratulations to Aksel Pollari and Karissa Kajorinne, named this year's Student-Athletes of the Year! #hearthethunder
We've got the 🍀 luck 🍀of the Irish on our side today. 🇮🇪
Have you ever birthed a drum before? We're doing just that today in the Shingwauk Auditorium.
Our Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow photos are now on Facebook. Head over there to check out some beautiful moments. 📷@codyspahrphoto
At our lunch time discussion panel, current students and a faculty member shared their reasons for coming to Algoma U. Prospective students will now sit in on lectures and spend some one-on-one time with faculty - we hope to see them again! #prospectivestudents #openhouse
Campus tours all throughout the morning as part of our March Break Open House! Here, students enjoy a tour of our new res building. #reslife #campustour #nosmoking
AU President Celia Ross kicks off the march break open house by honouring our residential school history. #anishinaabe #newstudents #residentialschool
We're feeling pretty inspired by this incredible group of biology students. Soon we'll be saying farewell to our honours thesis students and they'll be off on their next adventures - from pharmacy, to law school, to health, to paleontology, to veterinary school, and more. Best wishes, class of 2017! #biology #classof2017
For the first time ever, Algoma U’s five governing leaders are female. Acting President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Celia Ross, Chancellor Shirley Horn, Board Chair Asima Vezina, AUSU President Elect Bushra Asghar, and SASA President Amanda Sayers represent the female collective who is presiding over governing university and student affairs. Together, they represent the only all-female cohort currently leading an Ontario university. Read more at algomau.ca (link in bio). #internationalwomensday #women #womenempowerment
So much culture. So much pride.
We've got the beats playing in the GLC! Come listen! It's free, too!
And we're dancing!
The Pow Wow is in full swing at Algoma U!
A four month stint in a treatment centre helped heal Quinn Meawasige of his addiction to drugs and alcohol. It also gave him the tools needed to make a difference in his community and with First Nations youth in Ontario. Read more at algomau.ca (link in bio). #firstnation #ojibway
Gathering at the Rapids Pow Wow is scheduled for March 4th & 5th. Everyone is welcome! More details at algomau.ca (link in bio).
How do you quiet a few hundred Grade 5s? With dancing, of course!
Education Day is in full swing and full dress right now!
A huge thank you goes out to Karissa Kajorinne, Sydney Resch, Carriera Lamoureux, and Sean Clendinning! These four have given their all to the Algoma Thunderbirds basketball program and tonight they sported the red, white, and grey for the final time. Sean and Sydney end their athletics careers as the all-time leading scorers of their respective squads. #hearthethunder

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