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Our Instructor and Founder

Nivin Eskarous, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and Adjunct Professor

Nivin's story is a testament to resilience, adaptability, and the pursuit of excellence across continents and professions. Born and raised in Cairo, Egypt, Nivin's academic journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, followed by a Masters in Biochemistry from Cairo University in 2002. Her initial career as a chemist in Egypt was just the beginning of a diverse and dynamic professional path.

Seeking broader horizons, Nivin moved to Dubai, where she carved out a successful career in advertising and marketing communications. This phase of her life was marked by creativity and strategic thinking, skills that would serve her well in her future endeavors. In 2011, Nivin's drive to contribute to global causes led her to volunteer with the United Nations, conducting online research and dedicating her time to the cause of international peace and development. This experience was pivotal, kindling her interest in global affairs and migration issues.

Nivin's journey then took her to Canada, where she embarked on a new chapter. In 2012, she became a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, joining the former Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) followed by the College of Citizenship and Immigration Consultants (CICC).

Nivin's journey in the field of immigration law further evolved with her current position as an Adjunct Professor at Queen’s University. Here, she brings her wealth of knowledge and experience to the Graduate Diploma in Immigration & Citizenship Law program. Nivin's role at Queen’s University is a testament to her expertise and her commitment to shaping the next generation of immigration professionals.

Over the years, Nivin dedicated herself to educating others in this field. She became an instructor for continuing professional development courses for ICCRC members and later for the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC). In 2015, she founded the Canadian Professional Career Academy, expanding her impact in the realm of education and training.

At the Academy of Learning in Calgary, Alberta, In 2017, Nivin taught several courses within the Immigration Practitioner diploma program. Her teaching is enhanced by certifications in communication techniques and instructional planning, ensuring her students receive a comprehensive and practical education.

Nivin's philosophy is deeply rooted in making a meaningful difference in the lives of those she interacts with, whether in a personal or professional capacity. Her approach to education is not just about imparting knowledge but also about mentoring students to succeed in their careers.

Professionally, Nivin has been recognized as proactive, passionate, and diligent. Her nearly 11-year career as a regulated Canadian immigration consultant and an 8-year stint in online education has equipped her with a formidable skill set. These include ensuring an optimal learning experience for students, linking academic learning to practical situations, managing e-learning projects, and researching customer satisfaction methods.

Among her notable achievements are the development of continuing professional development plans for licensed professionals and the design of e-learning programs for non-profit organizations. Her contributions have been acknowledged by organizations like Champions Career Center, which has commended her work through a letter of recommendation.

Nivin is also an adept user of various digital tools and platforms, essential in today's tech-driven educational landscape. Her expertise includes online tutoring, webinar coordination, and familiarity with platforms like Case Management Systems, Zoom, Moodle, Talent LM, HubSpot, and WordPress, among others.

Her experience also spans diverse roles at organizations like Hansen & Company Law Firm, AECOM, and Kaspersky Labs Middle East, each contributing to her comprehensive understanding of immigration, marketing, and human resources.

Nivin's educational background is equally impressive, with certificates and diplomas from prestigious institutions like the American University in Cairo, CSIC e-Academy, and Stonebridge Associated Colleges, UK.

In conclusion, Nivin's role as an Adjunct Professor at Queen’s University is a pinnacle achievement in a career marked by cross-cultural expertise, educational fervor, and a relentless drive to empower others through knowledge in the field of immigration law.