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Accelerated

 Interna,onal  Educa,on  Consul,ng  


Don’t let the fear of unknown
get to you… help me help you
in your education and career
choice! Make informed
decisions and lets begin
building a bright future!
Ali Jawad Satchu
PART 1
•  Goal Setting & Success in life
•  FAS-T Education & Ali Satchu (background)
•  Services Available
•  Process & Timeline
•  Why choose Toronto, Canada?
PART 2  
•  Advantages  of  the  College  system  +  ROI  analysis  
•  Popular  Programs  
•  Transfers  &  Partnerships  
•  Pay  Scales  
•  What  will  you  be  in  5  years,  10  years,  20  years?    
•  How  will  you   Celebrate  Your  Success ?  
•  How  would  you  like  to  get  paid  for  doing  something  you  enjoy?  
Reflec%on  –  What  is  it?  Do  we  do  it?  How  o5en?  
To  begin  defining  milestones  we  must  start  with;    
•  Opening  your  mind  (exposure  vs.  thinking  outside  of  it)  
•  Believe  in  change  
•  Mirror  your  heart  
•  Understand  your  Strengths  &  Weaknesses  (internal)  
•  Capacity  assessment  
•  Establishing  a  Program  and  Goal  SeXng  (S.M.A.R.T)  
•  Follow  through  
•  Ask  Ques,ons  –  Gather  facts  
•  Making  Informed  Decisions  
•  Perseverance  
•  Doing  your  best  
•  What  is  FAS-­‐T?  
•  Who  is  Ali  Satchu?  
•  Seneca  College  (School  +  Professional)  
•  Ryerson  University  
•  IBM  Canada  
•  LG  Electronics  +  FAS-­‐T  
•  University  of  Toronto  (OISE)  –  M.Ed      

•  How  can  Ali  help?    


•  Why  should  I  not  go  Solo?    
•  Value  Analysis  
•  Cost  of  Consul,ng  (Average  annual  salary  in  Canada  $36k)  
•  Experience  (Do  it  right  the  first  ,me  –  Avoid  Surprises)    
•  Guidance    
•  Airport  pick  up  and  drop  off  to  your  residence    
•  On  campus  housing  set  up  
•  Banking  /  Public  Transit  /  Student  Discounts  
•  One  of  your  own  –  The  unknown  is  the  biggest  killer  in  the  world    
•  Many  more!!!    
•  Consul,ng  process  
•  Applica,on  process  
•  Visa  process    
•  Transi,on  ,me  
Canada:  
•  Educa,onal  System  is  one  of  the  Best  in  the  World  Welcomes  people  from  all  
over  the  world    
•  Ranked  one  of  the  best  countries  in  the  world  to  live,  work  and  study    
•  One  of  the  most  beau,ful  countries  in  the  world  -­‐  from  the  Rocky  Mountains  to  
magnificent  forests  and  spectacular  lakes  -­‐  it  is  a  nature  paradise!  
Toronto:  
•  One  of  the  most  mul%cultural  ci,es  in  the  world    
•  A  spectacular  waterfront  city  -­‐  ferries  to  the  islands  -­‐  cruises  -­‐  waterfront  cafes  
-­‐  waterfront  rock  and  street  fes,vals  
•  A  clean,  friendly  and  safe  big  city  -­‐  4.5  million  people  in  the  Toronto  area  
•  With  more  than  80  cultures  represented  in  our  city  -­‐  it  is  a  ea,ng  and  shopping  
paradise!    
Agenda    
•  Advantages  of  the  College  system  +  ROI  analysis  
•  Popular  Programs  &  Colleges  
•  Transfers  &  Partnerships  
•  Pay  Scales  
•  Class  Size  and  Student  to  faculty  Ra,o    (beier  adaptability)    
•  Prac,cal  experience  (focused  on  prac,ce  vs.  theory)  
•  Came  to  existence  when  universi,es  failed  to  deliver  (co-­‐exist)  
•  Close  ,es  with  industry  and  organiza,ons  
•  Internships  
•  Compe,,ons  and  real  life  case  analysis    
•   excellent  diversity  with  opportunity  to  meet  over  80  cultures  on  campus  
•  Job  Success  rates  
•  University  transfer  partnerships  (rela,onships)  
•  Less  expensive  
•  ROI  –  Cost  /  Value  Benefit  
$48,000 $60,000
College Diploma Yes No
Work Experience Yes No
University Degree Yes Yes
Permanent Resident Status Yes No

College Fees - $12,000 x 3 = $36,000


University Fees - $15,000 x 4 = $60,000
University Fees – Domestic Student - $6,000 x 2 = $12,000

Combined $48,000 (both + Immigration + Work Experience (Earnings)


•  95.4% employers satisfied with Centennial graduates.

•  Centennial ranks 2.3% higher for employer satisfaction than other


colleges in Ontario.

•  85.2% of Centennial students are employed following graduation.

•  85.7 %of students satisfied with Centennial – feel prepared for


employment.

•  Most nationally accredited programs: School of Engineering


Technology and Applied Science (SETAS) has developed the highest
number of nationally accredited engineering technician/technology
programs in Ontario with twelve accredited programs.
Eight Academic Schools
•  Centennial offers a full range of programs: §  Business
•  Certificates
§  Communications, Media and
•  Diplomas
•  Advanced Diplomas
Design
•  Post Graduate Certificates
•  Degrees
§  Community and Health Studies
•  Apprenticeship programs §  Hospitality, Tourism and Culture
•  12,500 full-time students
§  Engineering Technology and
•  27,000 part-time students Applied Sciences
•  Eight academic schools
§  Transportation
§  Advancement
§  Continuing Education

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A place to call home!
•  BScN – Nursing in
collaboration with Ryerson
University
•  BAISc – Computer and
Communication Networking
•  BAISc – Software Systems:
Design, Development and
Management
Aviation Technician
Auto body Repair Techniques
Automotive Technician
Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
Motorcycle & Power sports
Professional Pilot
Truck & Coach Technician
Accounting
Business/Administration
Business Foundations
Business
Operations/Management
Financial Service
International Business
Law Clerk
Marketing
Accounting Clerk
Office Administration
Strategic Management
•  Culture and Heritage Tourism
•  Food Management
•  Hospitality and Tourism Administration
•  Hotel and Resort Management
•  Tourism and Travel
PROGRESS Architectural Technology
Automation & Robotics Biomedical Electronics Engineering Technology
Integrated Energy Systems Technology Biotechnology – Industrial Microbiology
Mechanical Engineering Technology Computer & Communication Networking
Mechanical Technician CAD/CAM Computer Programmer/Analyst
Mechanical Technician Tool & Die Computer Repair & Maintenance
Computer Systems and Networks Technology
Electronics Engineering Technology
Environmental Protection Technology
Laboratory Assistant
Medical Laboratory Assistant
Software Engineering Technology
Software Systems: Design, Development &
Management
PROGRESS
Child & Youth Worker
Community & Justice Studies
Early Childhood Education
Recreation & Leisure Services Food & Nutrition Managemen
Health Foundations
Nursing (BScN)

Personal Support Worker


ASHTONBEE Pharmacy Technician
Early Childhood Assistant Practical Nursing
Early Childhood Education Massage Therapy
Developmental Services Worker
Social Services Worker
Advertising
Art & Design Foundation
Children s Entertainment

Broadcasting & Film


Digital Animation
Fine Arts Studio
Interactive Digital Media

Graphic Design – Media


Journalism
New Media Design
•  Canada s largest government funded college
•  8 Campus locations
•  Alumni who are top business executives, Government leaders,
Canadian Ambassadors, National Journalists, Oscar Winning 3D
Administrators, Software Engineers, Biotechnologists – To name a
few of the College s successes.
•  Over 6,000 PC s for student use, Largest Business College in
Canada,
•  Curriculum that is continually reviewed to match current and
future market demands
•  Recent Survey – over 94% of employers are VERY SATISFIED with
Seneca graduates Skills & Knowledge.
•  Large number of full time staff dedicated for international
students (31 full time)
•  2000+ International Students from over 75 countries
•  2 modern 24 hour security monitored residences
•  Doctor and nurse staffed health center and
physiotherapy clinic
•  Fully equipped fitness centre
•  Sports and recreation centre, including and ice
hockey/skating rink
•  Specialized computer based classrooms
•  Bookstores & Student Computer Centres
•  Cafeterias open daily & Campus operated
security staff
•  International student services center
•  Student career placement services office
•  Business  Administra,on  
•  Management  
•  Marke,ng  
•  Purchasing  and  Supply  Chain  Management  
•  Chemical  Engineering  Technology  
•  Biotechnology  
•  Business  Insurance  
•  Pharmaceu,cals  
•  Civil  /  Mechanical  /  Electrical  Engineering  
•  Computer  engineering  /  Programming  /  Graphic  Design  /  3D  Anima,on  
•  Early  Childhood  Educa,on  
•  Fashion  Arts  /  Fashion  Business  Management    
•  Prac,cal  Nursing  
•  One of the largest colleges in Canada
•  Public institution (founded in 1967)
•  More applications than any other Ontario College
(60,000+/year)
•  Full-time students: 21,000
•  Average class size: 30
•  Full-time programs: 150
•  Academic schools: 8
•  Program duration: 8 months to 4 years
•  1,800 International students from 85+ countries
•  Canada’s most advanced Broadcast training facility
•  North America’s most advanced teaching kitchen
•  Simulated hospital lab
•  New crime scene and investigation lab
•  Full recording studio
•  Brand new labs for Esthetician/Spa Management and
Arts & Media
Humber  College    
•   Bachelor  of  Applied  Business  
•   E-­‐Business  Marke,ng  
•  Human  Resource  Management  
•  Interna,onal  Business  
•  Tourism  Management    
•  Bachelor  of  Applied  Arts  
•  Crea,ve  Adver,sing  
•  Interior  Design  
•  Film  &  Media  Produc,on  
•  Paralegal  Studies  
•  Criminal  Jus,ce  
•  Bachelor  of  Applied  Technology  
•  Industrial  Design  
•  Bachelor  of  Nursing  (UNB  –  Humber)  
•  Journalism  (Print  &  Broadcast)  
•  Accoun,ng  
•  Computer  Science  
•  Hospitality  
•  Pharmacy  
•  Photography  
•  Interior  Design  
•  Tourism  
•  AND  MANY  MANY  MORE!!!  (full  list  at  www.fastedu.ca)    
•  Biotechnology  /  Pharmaceu,cals  /Broadcas,ng  and  many  
more  
•  Example  Biotechnology  –  5  +  3  Semesters  
•  Example  Marke,ng  with  Ryerson  –  3+2  Years  
•  Many  universi,es  partnered  and  will  assess  and  accept  credits  
acquired  through  Seneca  and  Humber  Colleges  
•  Prior  Learning  Assessment  –  PLA  $90  
•  May  offer  direct  entry  in  to  2nd  year  or  more  depending  on  
different  situa,ons    
•  Average  pay  for  all  occupa,ons  in  Canada  is  $18.07  /  hour  
•  Based  on  2000  hours  -­‐$36,140  
•  Healthcare  &  educa,on  free  in  Canada  for  Canadians  
•  Mul,cultural  and  diversity  
•  Medical  Laboratory  Technologists  and  Pathologists  -­‐  $50,000    
•  Registered  Nurse  -­‐  $52,000  -­‐  $55,000  
•  Electronic  Engineers  -­‐  $70,000  (technicians  -­‐  $46,000)  
•  Managers  in  Engineering  Architecture  and  informa,on  systems  -­‐  $70,000+  
•  Computer  and  informa,on  systems  managers  -­‐  $70,000  
•  Computer  networking  technicians  /  Web  designers  &  Web  Developers  -­‐  $48,000  
•  Professional  Occupa,ons  in  Business  Services  to  Management  -­‐  $56,000  
•  Managers  in  Financial  and  Business  Services  -­‐  $60,000    
•  On  May  7,  2010  Stats  Canada  released  a  report  on  unemployment  figures  for  the  Canadian  
economy  –  Ontario  increased  41,000  full  ,me  jobs  bringing  the  total  growth  since  July  
2009  to  109,000  (an  increase  of  1.7%)  
•  Employment  in  Canada  increased  by  109,000  in  April,  the  largest  monthly  gain  in  
percentage  terms  since  August  2002.  
•  The  top  5  economies  in  2010  include  Canada,  US,  Norway,  Australia  &  Belgium  
•  Canada s  expected  to  grow  its  GDP  and  has  increased  jobs  in  2010  to  surpass  some  
analysts  expecta,ons  including  the  private  sector  as  reported  by  ADP  
•  The  Bank  of  Canada s  summer  survey  of  businesses  revealed  a  surprisingly  upbeat  mood  
among  Canada s  leading  execu,ves,  with  61  per  cent  expec,ng  improved  condi,ons  and  
39  per  cent  planning  to  start  hiring  in  the  upcoming  12  months.  
Seneca  College    
•   Bachelor  of  Applied  Business  
•  Financial  Services  Management  
•  Human  Resources  Strategy  &  Technology  
•  Interna,onal  Accoun,ng  &  Finance  
•  Municipal  &  Corporate  Administra,on    
•  Bachelor  of  Applied  Arts  
•  Child  Development  
•  Bachelor  of  Applied  Technology  
•  Sopware  development  
•  Informa,cs  &  Security  
•  Bachelor  of  Science  in  Nursing  (Honors  Collabora,ve  
program  with  York  University)