Loyola

Learn English as a Second Language

Learn to understand, speak, read and write English. Loyola Belleville offers ESL instruction for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, and class are offering during the day or evening. Part- and full-time classes are available daily Monday to Friday from September to June. This program is a great opportunity to learn Canadian culture, improve your vocabulary and employment readiness, make friends …

Belleville: An inclusive city

In a world where some people talk about building walls, people in the City of Belleville are attempting to break down barriers – and the Inclusion Committee helps move things along Belleville – It’s a city full of different races and religions; different foods, different fashions. It’s a long-time home for some, and a place of new opportunities for others. …

(Stick)Handling a New Home

Christian Jaros and Andreas Englund have been honing their hockey skills in Belleville, hoping to earn a call up to the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators. But off their ice, they’re learning a bit about being Canadians. They are two of several players with Belleville’s new American Hockey League franchise who hail from overseas. Jaros, a defenceman, is from Slovakia. …

A Truly World Class College

Large, colourful maps of China, Vietnam and India are attached to walls in Jim Whiteway’s office at Loyalist College. They’re plastered with arrow-shaped stickers, directing the eye to cities in those countries where the college has partnerships. Also, a small globe on his desk has been punctured with pins, each attached to a country Whiteway has visited to build the …