Robertson College gave me the opportunity
and the honour to serve the people again, which I believe I was destined to do.
My husband invited me to come here. He said, "You'll do well in Canada. Why don't you join me?"
And so I did! When I got out of the Richardson airport in a trench coat and spring boots… it was an unforgettable experience, winter wise!
The first job I landed was in the retail industry.
It wasn’t easy for us to transition from the Philippines where we had our stable jobs and home. We had a hard time honestly, finding jobs.
"When I got invited to a health care industry event,
I told myself, “oh I think it’s time for me to go back to my passion of giving care to people!”
My time at Robertson was memorable because of the staff. They are so welcoming and very supportive. There were only 11 in my class, so that really contributed to the camaraderie!”
"I was really inspired to do my best
It was easier having people behind me pushing me to do my best and helping me. I graduated from nursing eight years ago and graduated as a Health Care Aide eight years after that. I did obtain honours. I thought, “oh the brain is still working!”
A week after I graduated, I applied and I got the call right away. It was really an experience for me, to have finally realized my hard work, effort and sacrifices paying off.
Robertson College gave me the opportunity and honour to serve people again which I believe I was destined to do.”