Join a community of learners from around the world.
We share your passion for learning, success, and community, and we promise to value you and your time.
At the School of Global Access, we value community and diversity. We offer programs and learning pathways to help you reach your career goals. Your success is our goal, so we have a number of resources dedicated to helping you succeed both in education and your career.
If you're ready to start the journey towards your future, our Welcome Centre staff is ready to answer your questions and guide you through the process.
Community and diversity
Career services to help newcomers get connected to the workforce.
We offer a variety of career services to help newcomers get connected to the workforce and restart their career in Canada. We also offer testing for academic institutions, as well as business and industry certification and assessment.
Flexible and supportive learning environment.
"As a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, I am thankful for my instructors, the flexibility, and the superb organization of classes. The program is worth every dollar, and covers the areas of immigration law that are essential to the profession."
- Jelena Tomasovic, Immigration Practitioner Program Graduate
Visit our Intercultural Centre
A hub for campus life
Participate in a variety of workshops and events
Learners volunteer across campus
Workshops delivered at the Intercultural Centre
Get involved in campus life
Dean, School Of Foundational Learning, School Of Global Access
Dean, Global Access and Foundational Learning
Hana Taleb Imai, MEd
Hana Taleb Imai is the Dean of the School of Global Access and Foundational Learning. She has worked in the field of education for over 25 years, and at Bow Valley College since 2002 in teaching, curriculum design, applied research, project management and leadership roles. Hana has had extensive experience teaching and leading initiatives in both Canadian and overseas contexts.
Creating access through seamless pathways for learners is what drives her work. She is energized to work in schools where learners, staff, and instructors grow and thrive with a commitment to learner success through relevant and engaging teaching and learning experiences.
Hana has a Bachelor of Arts in International Development and Adult Education from the University of Guelph, and a Master of Education in Workplace and Adult Learning from the University of Calgary. She also holds post graduate certificates in Intercultural Studies from the University of British Columbia, and Teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESFL) from Algonquin College.