Success Stories

SOPA program was created to help immigrants arrive prepared through exceptional courses and services.

Every story is different and unique. We hope that you find an inspiration while reading them.

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How I Learned to Sell My Skills in Canada

How I Learned to Sell My Skills in Canada

Michael Garcia, an IT professional from Singapore, was a SOPA client and a model student. Constantly searching for new ways to be productive, he registered for our program and feels...
5 Things I Took Away From SOPA

5 Things I Took Away From SOPA

I am a graduate of accounting with Master of Business Administration (MBA) and I chose internal auditing as my career path.  I have been working as an internal auditor for...
I’m Thankful to SOPA Team

I’m Thankful to SOPA Team

"Hi, I take this opportunity to inform you that I got job in my field within 13 days of my landing in Canada. I want to send my deepest gratitude...
Being Prepared is Half Way to Success

Being Prepared is Half Way to Success

“While researching for pre-arrival preparation resources I came across the Settlement Online Pre-Arrival program (SOPA). I was surprised that SOPA had a tailored course for Manitoba and it was absolutely...
Job Search Strategy Success

Job Search Strategy Success

Kay is a trained Pharmacist from Nigeria and began the SOPA program in February. She has a Master Degree in Global Health and International Development from London, England. Kay is...
Q&A from SOPA graduate SK

Q&A from SOPA graduate

Update: Henry got a job in his field, 20 days after landing! We are so proud, congratulations Henry! We wish you all the best! SOPA teams across Canada would like...
Moving forward with positive steps

Moving Forward with Positive Steps

Like many immigrants, Hamid Rahmanifard, a Petroleum Engineering professional with over 6 years of experience, chose Canada, particularly Alberta, as the best place for professional growth and integration. Before relocation,...
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Mastering Presentation Skills for the Canadian Workplace

Sourav Tosh took the SOPA Professional Communication course in April, 2016. From the start of the course, Sourav worked hard to complete his assignments and was an extremely positive addition...
How I Got An Interview in Canada

How I Got An Interview in Canada

While preparing for the “Big Move”, I’ve been keen in researching how to adapt easily and how to start a new life in Canada. I have attended webinars and seminars...
Job Search Strategies What Our Clients Say

Job Search Strategies: What Our Clients Say

The Job Search Strategies course helps develop your job search tools and interview skills before you arrive in Canada. Across the country, newcomers are experiencing the benefit of arriving prepared....