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Yvonne Botelho, Brazil

Student Ambassador in BrazilWhat Program(s) did you enroll in? 

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

How long did you study at QSoE?
6 Weeks

Why did you want to learn English?
Because I work in an international Company and I would like to speak with people from all over the world

What did you like about studying at QSoE?
I could experience studying as a University student

What did you like to do in your spare time in Kingston?
I Like to spend times with my new friends making barbecue on the lake.

What is your favorite restaurant in Kingston?
Jack Astor’s

Name one favourite memory from your time at QSoE?
Living in my Homestay and with my Housemates (Sue and Elsa)

What are your personal experiences? What are you doing now? 
I am an accountant and I love my profession. Last year I was in England where I started studying English, I fell in love with the language and since then I have not stopped.


Josafa Silva e Silva, Brazil

Student Ambassador in BrazilWhat Program(s) did you enroll in? 

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

How long did you study at QSoE?
One term (May 7 – August 6, 2015)

Why did you want to learn English?
Because I work with IT and English is required, besides I always wanted to have a second language.

What did you like about studying at QSoE?
I liked a lot of things, one of them was the attention from Queen’s staff and the amazing atmosphere at Queen's campus besides the quality of the program.

What did you like to do in your spare time in Kingston?
I usually walk at the waterfront and around the city to take some pictures as well as I like to workout at ARC.

What is your favorite restaurant in Kingston?
I don’t have a favorite restaurant, but a like pizza and there are good pizza places in Kingston.

Name one favourite memory from your time at QSoE?
It was when I started the course, because my first impression was very nice.

What are your personal experiences? What are you doing now? 
I’m an IT professional used to work with Infrastructure and Projects, so I have decided to come to Kingston with my wife to study English.

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