Blog 2018-02-13T19:41:21+00:00
2201, 2018

Your best place to work in Canada in 2018

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Best of Canada|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Once you’ve completed the study portion of the SEB program it will be time for you to find the perfect employment opportunity for your Co-op. We have gathered the Top 5 national companies selected from “Canada’s Top Employers” list 2018. Good luck! TD Bank Group TD Canada Trust is a commercial banking operation of the Toronto-Dominion Corporation (TD). The company offers financial services to more than 10 million Canadian [...]

2311, 2017

5 Volunteering Opportunities in Vancouver You Can’t Miss

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more”, said the American author, H. Jackson Brown Jr. Volunteering is a good way to spend time improving your skills. We gathered 5 volunteer opportunities in Vancouver that will make an impact in your life and community. 1- Vancouver Aquarium Have you ever thought about getting nose-to-nose with aquatic animals? Well, at the Vancouver Aquarium you can [...]

2410, 2017

5 Volunteering Opportunities in Toronto You Can’t Miss

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Student Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In 2016, over 12.7 million people volunteered in Canada. Helping each other is a part of Canadian culture, and it is the root of a strong country. Just like roots are needed for trees to bloom, volunteering is needed for Canada to grow. Volunteering brings many exciting experiences and opens doors to future opportunities, but there is nothing more rewarding than helping others in your community. If you'd like to [...]

2010, 2017

Success Story: Flavia Maciel

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Flavia Maciel from Maringá, Brazil is one of the hardworking students of the Service Excellence for Business Program at the ILAC International College, Vancouver. She had the opportunity to develop more professional skills to become a successful leader full of charisma, enthusiasm and commitment. Today she tells us her story, sharing her experience and tips on completing the program. Flavia’s journey started on March 27th, 2017 when she stepped into [...]

1008, 2017

Guest Speaker: Success Stories

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Three former students from the Service Excellence for Business program returned to ILAC International College to share their success stories with us. “I really found what I want to do for the rest of my life,” said Isabele Marques. Isabele currently works as a Marketing Coordinator at Hays, a leading recruitment agency, providing permanent, temporary and contract services to professionals. As a former SEB student in 2016, she acquired many [...]

2606, 2017

Field Trip: Learning by doing helps at St. Felix Centre

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Food and Beverage classes in the Service Excellence for Business program went to help at St. Felix Centre, a non-profit community. "Be Humble, Help and Learn" is the message to summarize the amazing experience I had. By giving, you receive more than you think. Our class of SEB students helped to prepare a dinner for people in need at St. Felix Centre. Located downtown at 25 Augusta Ave, this [...]

1605, 2017

Field Trip: The Hazelton Hotel by Marine Gas

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our Front Desk Services classes of the Service Excellence for Business program went to visit the 5 star Hazelton Hotel in Toronto's ritzy Yorkville neighborhood. Discovering this luxurious establishment was an incredible honour. My classmates agreed: “It is amazing; I realized how lucky we are to visit this place. I would never have come here if it wasn't for the ILAC International College. It gave us this opportunity” Emelyne gushed. She smiled from [...]

2504, 2017

Easter Day: May your Easter be egg-cellent! by Marine Gas

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This April at ILAC International College, students from the Service Excellence for Business program celebrated Easter with a Bunny surprise. “It is a really good idea, it makes my Easter happier. I feel more at home”, confessed Julia from Brazil, her hands full of chocolate. She received the treats from ILAC International College. Kristina and Laura, the college’s Student Services representatives in charge of making students happy, distributed some delicious candy [...]

2803, 2017

Field Trip: Be the actor of your career! by Marine Gas

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This March, the Event Planning and Food and Beverage classes of the Service Excellence for Business program went on a Field Trip to TIFF Bell Lightbox. Meeting organizers of TIFF, Toronto International Film Festival, visiting the core of the famous restaurant Luma, and discovering the event space Malaparte, it was an incredible learning experience! Are you an Art lover? Film? Food? Events? TIFF Bell Lightbox is the main place to [...]

2403, 2017

Farewell Party: Goodbye for now! by Marine Gas

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

An inevitable day finally came, the last day of school for the students who took the 48-week Service Excellence for Business program. Our farewell party occurred at The Quail: A Firkin Pub, located on Yonge Street. A profound, emotional moment… Almost the whole class was sitting around the table. Some of the students were already looking at the billiards. However after our last exam, we were starving. London flags appeared [...]

2103, 2017

Appreciation Dinner: After theory, comes practice! by Marine Gas

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |

In March, our class of Event Planning in Toronto held an Appreciation Dinner with the help of Ruby Sohi, instructor at ILAC International College. Planning, preparing, and hosting the dinner was part of our class assignment. Believe it or not, it was the best assignment ever! Room 401 at the ILAC International College turned into a reception place for one evening. Saint Patrick’s Day was the theme. All of the [...]

2402, 2017

Hi Job: A Day at the HI-Toronto Hostel Recruitment Event by Marine Gas

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

On the 13th of February, the HI-Toronto Hostel organized a winter hiring event at The Cavern Bar, 76 Church Street. Candidates had the opportunity to meet face to face with many team members: from front-line staff to general management. 10 students from the SEB program had been selected to participate. “I am not nervous because I’ve had a lot of interviews. I would be excited to work here, you can [...]

1702, 2017

Chinese New Year: A Spring festival in the Canadian Winter by Marine Gas

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

This February, The Chinese New Year comes into the main building at ILAC International College. In the Service Excellence for Business program, break time rhymes with celebration time. Ambient music attracts our hearing, the delicious pizza smell, definitely appeals to our belly. With Chinese flags hanging on the whiteboards and red envelopes arranged on the desks, the room 405 turns into a celebration of the Chinese New Year, also known [...]

702, 2017

Toronto Light Festival: A Bright Experience by Marine Gas

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , |

[vc_row row_type=”standard”][vc_column][vc_column_text] On the 27th of January, the Toronto Light Festival takes place at the Distillery District, 55 Mill Street. The Toronto Light Festival is a free light art exhibition and “visual journey“ held at the Distillery District, where visitors will experience a new adventure in the city to lighten up the dark winter days, featuring light artworks from local and international artists. Some of ILAC International College’s students had [...]

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