The Mohawk International Recruitment Team is responsible for external international recruitment strategy and implementation, market planning, relationship management, and providing market intelligence on international program development with key Mohawk College stakeholders. As well, the team develops strategies that support college-wide objectives focused on growing our international programs plus attracting and retaining diverse students to the College.
From North China: 10-800-714-2521
From South China: 10-800-140-2541
From Brazil: 0800-022-7408
From Philippines: 180011102544
Director: Peter Bondy
Manager: Nancy Pitman
Business Development Managers: Ricardo Rivera, Nathan (Nam) Tran
Recruitment Manager, International
Nancy guides our recruitment efforts and teams that work with students and partners in Africa, Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Caribbean. She also provides leadership on recruitment and outreach initiatives here in Canada ensuring that we develop programming that supports our partners and students alike. You can often find her leading our Webinar Wednesday series!
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 3223
Email: nancy.pitman [at] mohawkcollege.ca (nancy[dot]pitman[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
International Agent Management Coordinator
Raquel maintains and builds relationships with our international agent network. As a member of the recruitment team, she also provides support to outreach initiatives.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 4964
Email: raquel.cayco [at] mohawkcollege.ca (raquel[dot]cayco[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Language: English and Tagalog
Market Specialist - India, South Asia
Vinay works with students and partners from India. As a Mohawk graduate, he uses his personal knowledge and expertise to guide students as they begin their studies in Canada. He is committed to helping students integrate into their new life in Hamilton and to help them develop into successful Mohawk graduates.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 4661
Email: vinay.joshi [at] mohawkcollege.ca (vinay[dot]joshi[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English, Hindi, and Punjabi
Market Specialist – Europe & Eurasia
(Maternity Leave, until March 2024)
Lana works with students and partners from across Europe and Eurasia. A dedicated professional and a former international student her passion is helping students realize their goals and build their life in Canada.
Market Specialist – Europe & Eurasia
(backfilling Lana until March 2024)
Arkadiy works with students and partners from Europe & Central Asia. He strives to help students achieve their academic and career goals by perceiving Canadian education and choosing their paths and programs at Mohawk College. Arkadiy has over 21 years of experience of working in international education. Having lived, worked and studied in 7 countries, he shares his personal and professional experience to help others succeed abroad.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext.4104
Email: arkadiy.zhidelev [at] mohawkcollege.ca (arkadiy[dot]zhidelev[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English, Russian, German and Ukrainian
Market Specialist - Africa and the Caribbean
David works with students and partners from across Africa. As a Mohawk graduate, he knows first-hand about the value of international education and is passionate about guiding students on their own journey to success.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 4146
Email: david.thompson31 [at] mohawkcollege.ca (david[dot]thompson31[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English and Yoruba
Business Development Manager - Mexico, Central & South America
Ricardo works with students and partners from Latin America. He prides himself on developing positive relationships with all of his partners and students. In particular, he enjoys helping students choose the right education to fulfill their career goals and contributes to helping them achieve a positive Canadian experience.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 4029
Email: ricardo.rivera [at] mohawkcollege.ca (ricardo[dot]rivera[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English and Spanish
Nathan (Nam) Tran
Business Development Manager - China, East Asia, Southeast Asia
Nathan has years of experience working with students and partners from Southeast Asia and would be happy to provide wholehearted support for your success at Mohawk College. He enjoys interacting daily with students and partners as well as travelling within the region to advocate his strong belief that international education transforms lives.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 4892
Email: nathan.tran [at] mohawkcollege.ca (nathan[dot]tran[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English and Vietnamese
Market Specialist - the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia (exclude Sri Lanka, and Mauritius)
Breska works with students and agent partners from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia regions. As an immigrant to Canada and a recent post-secondary graduate herself, she connects with the experience of discovering opportunities in a new country and the excitement of personal growth through higher education. She is enthusiastic about supporting students with their transition to Mohawk and with their exciting academic journey ahead.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 4470
Email: breska.ulhaq [at] mohawkcollege.ca (breska[dot]ulhaq[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English, Dari, Farsi, and Hindi
Sabrina Dias Andrade
Market Specialist – Latin America
As a Market Specialist, my mission is to connect students from Latin America (including Brazil) with opportunities for studying at our institution. I strive to present our university in a captivating manner, addressing applicants' questions, facilitating the application process, and providing support at every step. My work extends beyond borders, involving international travel to meet prospective students in person and share valuable information about Canada and Hamilton. In doing so, I play a pivotal role in turning dreams into reality, positively impacting students' lives by opening doors to enriching educational experiences on our campus.
Email: sabrina.dias-andrade [at] mohawkcollege.ca (sabrina[dot]dias-andrade[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English, Portuguese, and Spanish
Market Specialist – Digital Recruitment
With a passion for bringing the transformative power of education to students worldwide, Thuy Dam brings 15+ years of experience in higher education and NGOs to Mohawk International. She collaborates closely with her global team members to delve into the unique insights of international student life journeys, spanning from the initial consideration to applying, through their arrival, campus life, graduation, and beyond. Embracing a holistic, inclusive, and equitable perspective, the student-centric approach serves as the foundation of our digital recruitment strategy. Guided by empathy, curiosity, and compassion, Thuy is dedicated to advocating for equal access to education for every student.
Email: thuy.dam [at] mohawkcollege.ca (thuy[dot]dam[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English, Cantonese, and Vietnamese
Market Specialist - Southeast Asia
Kim Tuan has years of experience in teaching at universities, counselling and working with students and partners from Southeast Asia and would be happy to provide wholehearted support for your success at Mohawk College. Being a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RICI - IRB), he can advise on necessary study permits and visa application enquiries. He enjoys interacting daily with students and partners as well as travelling within the region to advocate his strong belief that Mohawk College can help realize your dreams.
Phone: +1-905-575-1212 ext. 3730
Email: kim-tuan.nguyen [at] mohawkcollege.ca (kim-tuan[dot]nguyen[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English and Vietnamese
Kailang (Ray) Rao
Market Specialist - China & East Asia
Ray works with students and partners from China and East Asia. He has twelve years of experience working in international education. Ray focused on providing easy access and timely support to all students and partners in the region. As a former international student in Canada, he believes Mohawk education is an education without borders.
Email: kailang.rao [at] mohawkcollege.ca (kailang[dot]rao[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English and Mandarin
Recruiter - South Asia
Ashmin works with students and partners from South Asia. Having several years of experience in student engagement and training, Ashmin works to uplift the student experience and transitioning experiences to Mohawk College and Canada. He is passionate about students and is experienced in collaborating with diverse stakeholders and creating a positive impact on international student success at Mohawk College.
Email: ashmin.sharma [at] mohawkcollege.ca (ashmin[dot]sharma[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English, Hindi, and Nepali
Mohawk employs representatives in several overseas locations, they work directly with our market specialists to support agent-partner and student success within their regions. You can connect directly with them if you want more information on how to become a student at Mohawk College.
Hyemin (Mina) Kim
In-Market Representative - East Asia
As a proud Mohawk College alumnus, Mina provides high-quality services to students and agent partners from South Korea and Japan. She understands most international students' challenges and knows how to support them to succeed at Mohawk College.
She encourages international students to leave their comfort zones and expand their social and professional networks to achieve their academic and career goals in Canada. Additionally, she helps students develop confidence and engagement within the Mohawk and Hamilton communities.
Mina also seeks to establish dynamic partnerships and offer global experiences to create new opportunities for partnership development with agents and higher education institutions in East Asia.
Email: hyemin-kim [at] mohawkcollege.ca (hyemin-kim[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English and Korean
In-Market Representative - Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam
Tra collaborates with students and partners in Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. As a former international student herself, she has a genuine passion for aiding students in discovering the ideal academic fit at Mohawk. Tra firmly believes that her dedicated guidance makes her a valuable resource for international students aspiring to pursue higher education and a fulfilling life in Canada.
Email: vn [at] mohawkcollege.ca (vn[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Languages: English and Vietnamese
Yunxiang (Jeremy) Cai 蔡云翔
In-market Representative - China South
Jeremy Cai is a Mohawk in-market representative in China with over 10 years of successful experience in market development and recruiting Chinese students studying in Canada. Jeremy specializes in building customer relations with educational partners, providing solid customer services to students and partners. He well understands market and student need for college study in Canada. He also was an international student in Canada, and completed his Master's Degree. He is committed to using his professional knowledge and experience studying in Canada that to assist your inquiry with effective communication.
Email: jeremy-cai [at] mohawkcollege.ca (jeremy-cai[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca) or China.office [at] mohawkcollege.ca (China[dot]office[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
微信 (WeChat): MohawkSouthChina
Language: Mandarin, English and French
Region of Support: Philippines and Indonesia
Jelson is a highly motivated and delivery-focused professional who consistently prioritizes student and agent satisfaction. He achieves this by establishing strong relationships with prospective Filipino students and partners. His passion for travel has led him to explore numerous countries, enabling him to immerse himself in diverse cultures, witness unique traditions, and connect with individuals from various backgrounds. Jelson firmly believes that the most impactful way to enhance a person's life is through the transformation of the mind, which he views as an outcome of education.
Email: ph [at] mohawkcollege.ca (ph[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Language: English, Filipino, and Hiligaynon
Ana Maria Romero Torres
Region of Support: Colombia
Ana Maria works with students and educational partners from Colombia, where she is located. She has more than 5 years of experience working with international students from Colombia and the Latin American market.
Ana Maria was an international student for 2 years in Canada and she uses her personal experience and her educational background to help students achieve their educational goals. She is enthusiastic, and she is willing to provide the best quality of support to students in this new adventure in Canada.
Phone: +57- 313-3970024
Email: colombia [at] mohawkcollege.ca (colombia[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)
Language: English and Spanish
Region of Support: Nepal
Contact: nepal [at] mohawkcollege.ca (nepal[at]mohawkcollege[dot]ca)