All About Us


Our team is here to make you feel at home in Canada.

We are a diverse group of teachers, students and staff passionate about learning the English language. We know each other by name and celebrate all cultures of the world, creating a learning environment that is fun, safe and effective for everybody.

Meet Our Family

Matt Bazely - Director

Matt Bazely
Director of the International Office, Education
519 661-2111 x88585

Bob Shields - Admissions and Recruitment Manager

Bob Shields
Admissions & Recruitment Manager
519 661-2111 x88565

Lisa Harness - Program Coordinator

Lisa Harness
Program Coordinator
519 661-2111 x87251

Yanti Setiawati - Administrative Assistant

Yanti Setiawati
Administrative Assistant
519 661-2111 x85252

Lauren Nadalin - Digital Recruitment Officer

Lauren Nadalin
Digital Recruitment Officer
519 661-2111 x87744

Furat Al-Mansour - Recruitment Coordinator

Furat Al-Mansour 
Recruitment Coordinator
519 661-2111 x88610

Kathryn Kaikkonen - Digital Recruitment Officer

Bethany Taylor
Admissions Coordinator
519 661-2111 x86748

Francesca Geddes - Student Engagement Coordinator

Francesca Geddes
Student Engagement Coordinator
519 661-2111 x81368

Xiaoxuan Li - WELC Student

Xiaoxuan Li (Rachel)
WELC Student
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Ohud Banjar - WELC Student

Sohyb Qasem
WELC Student
Saudi Arabia
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Yosiki Takahashi - WELC Student

Yoshiki Takahashi
WELC Student
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About Our Students

Our students are diverse, intelligent and eager to share their beliefs, traditions and cuisines with the WELC community. Their ideas, enthusiasm, creativity and academic performance consistently exceed our expectations and we are proud to have them as part of the family.

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