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EKTA Podcast series

Ekta is a Sanskrit word meaning unity, solidarity, and togetherness. In that spirit, the Ekta podcast is a space for students to share how they learn differently, and how we can learn differently together. Hosted by Victoria Surtees, TLC’s internationalization specialist, the Ekta podcast features UFV students from different programs and cultural backgrounds, including Indigenous students and international students from India, Vietnam and more. Join us in solidarity, as they provide practical advice for instructors and staff, and as they share their incredibly honest and humbling stories about what has made them feel powerful and powerless during their learning journeys.

This podcast is available through regular podcast apps.

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Episode one: Bradley & Billie


Episode two: Natasha and Leanne Part 1
Episode two: Natasha and Leanne Part 2

Episode three: Rajinder Singh


Episode five: Angela Chubak

‌Episode six: Anna Tsoy



Episode one: Mauli Bajaj


Episode two: Mehak Narang


Episode five: Dawn Nansumba


Episode six: Claudia and Nikiel


Episode seven: Mohammed Bearingwala



Episode one: Shanga Karim

Episode two: Mehmet Ercan