Interview with our Fashion and Industrial Design Teacher

Recently new teacher has joined our team. We are super excited about it because for the first time now we have Fashion and Industrial Design Courses! Mrs Sally agreed to answer a few questions so you can get to know her better 🙂

Mrs Sally Karimi, Fashion and Industrial Design Teacher

Learn more about Mrs. Sally Karimi here!

Where are you from, what are you doing in Canada?

I am from Iran and I am living and working in Canada.

What is your educational background?

I have a B.A. in Industrial Design from Tehran University of Art and Architecture and an M.A. in Industrial Design from Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran and also a Diploma in Fashion Design from City and Guilds.

How long have you been working in our school, what do you like here the most?

It has been 2 months that I am teaching in Canada Royal Arts High School in the field of Fashion Design and Industrial Design. I believe CIRA High School has one of the most professional and friendly atmospheres I have ever experienced in my professional life with the high standards of education. The whole team is amazingly connected and active.

Why did you become a teacher?

During my M.A. I realized how pleasant it is to teach others what you know, so I started teaching and then I understood this is the most satisfying job for me, sharing your knowledge and learning at the same time.

What exactly students can learn during your course?

During Fashion Design and Industrial Design courses, students will learn how to strengthen their artistic abilities, how to face different challenges, how to think differently and overlay how to become a designer. During the semester they will learn all the necessary skills for preparing their portfolio for upcoming future as a designer.

What do you do in your free time?

In my spare time I usually sketch, read and do exercise.

Why would you recommend international students to come to Canada?

As an immigrant I can definitely say that Canada is an amazing country for studying. Professional educational system in Canada can build a bright future for anyone. Students are spending the most valuable thing in their life for studying, which is TIME. What a smart choice to choose the best platform for that.

How is life in Vancouver?

Life in Vancouver is beautifully different for me. Diversity is the most beautiful thing here. It is like a small world that people are living peacefully together.

What are the biggest differences between your country and Canada?

The biggest difference between Iran and Canada is freedom. You can chase your dream and be successful here in Canada which is very valuable for me.

Do you have anything to say to students that are thinking about coming here?

In our school you will have the opportunity to access high standards of education system and you will enjoy the friendly environment as well. You will have lots of options to study we provided for you to enjoy more. Think wisely! This is a decision which can change your life. Choose smart and follow your dreams.



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