Success Stories

Success stories

"The Child Studies Degree program helped me realize my career goals. The courses and practical work helped me discover my passion for children with special needs and children in hospitalization. Upon graduation I became the first Canadian accepted into the internship program in the Child Life department at the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. I hope to one-day work as a Child Life Specialist at a Children’s Hospital in Canada."

— Kimberly E. Locke - Bachelor of Applied Child Studies Graduate, June 2003


"The courses offered through the Child Studies program provided insight into the field of my choice and gave me enough experience and knowledge to be employed with a major agency for my summer placement. My many experiences within the Child Studies program has taught me a great deal about the importance of having background knowledge in various areas such as social work, early childhood, child and youth care, and disabilities."

— Michelle McGillvray - Bachelor of Applied Child Studies graduate, June 2003


"During my three years in the Child Studies Program, I was exposed to numerous agencies, and it helped me realize that the human service field is encompassing of many disciplines. Having exposure to such a variety of fields has helped me narrow down my interests and explore new opportunities within the profession."

— Jaspreet Sandhu - Bachelor of Applied Child Studies graduate, June 2005