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Ajay Patel wins International Education Distinguished Leadership Award

Posted on June 25, 2019



Vancouver Community College (VCC) is pleased to share that Ajay Patel, our new Vice President, Enterprise and International Development was honoured with an International Education Distinguished Leadership Award at the 10th annual BC Council for International Education (BCCIE) International Education Awards held in Whistler, B.C. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of international education. Winners represent a diverse cross-section of practitioners from across the province whose work has helped position B.C. as a leader in attracting and supporting international students and in delivering innovative global partnerships.

Ajay’s award recognizes him for distinguished leadership as an international educator whose work has had a lasting, positive effect on B.C.’s international education sector.

Other 2019 BCCIE award recipients include Sarah Mines from ICEF, Hyeyoung Kang from Coast Mountain College, and Lalita Kines from the University of Victoria. 


Learn more about the variety of VCC programs and services available to international students by visiting VCC International.