Canadian school opens admission process mainly for black students

Canadian school opens admission process mainly for black students

- The University of Calgary's Black Medical Student Association has made an admission process that is simply for black prospective students

- During the application, the black student is required to submit an essay on their lived racial experience

- With this development, the school has become the second institution to make a tailored application system for blacks in Canada

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The University of Calgary's Black Medical Student Association has given voice to black people as they instituted an admission process that is mainly for blacks.

Called the Black Applicant Admission Process, it will allow black people to identify with their roots during application and submit an essay on their racial experiences.

It should, however, be noted that the admission essay will not be formally graded but will be considered as part of the prospective student's admission "overall file review".

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See a tweet of the news below:

A collage of some of the school's students and the press release. Photo source: Twitter/BMSA

A collage of some of the school's students and the press release. Photo source: Twitter/BMSA
Source: UGC

Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Tobi Adekeye, made the nation proud as graduated in Canada in June.

She made the news known on her Twitter on Friday, July 3. According to her, she graduated with a bachelor of aerospace engineering - structures, systems, and vehicle design.

Tobi added that though she does not have graduation pictures due to coronavirus outbreak, she is celebrating with Canadian Iron Ring Ceremony for Engineers pictures.

She said she is grateful to God for everything that she has achieved in the past five years. The Nigerian lady said that despite the fact that she cried a lot, she achieved great.

In other news, a Nigerian man, Tunde Omotoye, who arrived in Canada as a student five years ago shared his success story on Twitter.

Tunde said he came into the country five years ago as a student who was unsure of what the future had for him in the North American country.

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Despite the uncertainty, he revealed that he has launched his own company five years after leaving the shores of Nigeria.

According to Omotoye, his company's aim is to help immigrants like him navigate their immigration and career journeys confidently and swiftly.

He tweeted: "5 years ago, I arrived Canada. A student, unsure of what the future had for me in Canada.

"Today, I launched a Canadian company that will help immigrants like me navigate their immigration and career journeys confidently and swiftly. Pay close attention to my journey."

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