BA, Honours in Linguistics - 2020
Recipient of the Governor General’s Academic Silver Medal
Jolin was awarded scholarships from the Association of Alumni of Sir George Williams University Inc. (2019, 2020) as well as ASFA (2020). He had the opportunity of working three terms as a teaching assistant and receiving the financial support of a Concordia Undergraduate Student Research Award for his summer 2019 research term. From 2018 to 2020, he maintained a continuous involvement with the Concordia Linguistics Student Association, acting as vice-president for internal affairs (2018-19) and vice-president for academic affairs (2019-20).
3 keys to a good education
- Education has to engage you beyond exams and grades.
- Your field of study extends beyond the classroom: consider research or internship opportunities.
- Attend lectures and other events in your department: your learning community will help fuel your motivation.
2 lessons learned at Concordia
- Professors are more than just teachers, they are mentors. Ask them for guidance and heed their advice.
- You will largely benefit from building a supportive community around you.
1 piece of advice for future grads
- Always challenge yourself and stay curious.
Next great goal
- I will be starting my master’s in linguistics in the fall.