PICS Society and Fraser Valley University, India, Join Forces to Provide Free Pre-Arrival training to International Professionals


In a significant step towards nurturing the aspirations of international professionals eyeing Canada as their destination, Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS), a non-profit organization in Canada serving the South Asian community in Surrey, BC, announced that it has officially inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Fraser Valley University India.

The signing ceremony took place at GGDSD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh, where Ms. Raj Brar, Director of Career Services at PICS, Canada, and Tushar Gajwani, Interim Assistant Director of Fraser Valley Campus India, formalized the agreement.

Satbir Cheema, the CEO & President of PICS Society, expressed his commitment to supporting international professionals in their journey to immigrate to Canada. He stated, “We are dedicated to supporting international professionals throughout the immigration process. This collaborative effort aims to ensure a seamless transition to a new country, fostering a sense of confidence and security among them.”

Expressing her enthusiasm after sealing the MOU in Chandigarh, Raj Brar highlighted the ground-breaking nature of the collaboration. “This is one-of-its-kind agreement that has been signed with the explicit purpose of providing free career guidance and counseling to international professionals, thereby facilitating their transition into the Canadian job market,” she stated. She added that this would be pre arrival virtual services for the professionals seeking help.

“The collaboration between PICS and Fraser Valley University is poised to make a meaningful impact by offering invaluable assistance and resources to international professionals seeking to build their careers in Canada,” said Cheema.