Global Affairs Canada

Avril Espinosa-Malpica is the Arts Co-op Undergraduate Student of the Year for 2017! Avril is honoured for her impressive work at the Global Affairs Canada Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), and for her substantial contributions to the UBC co-op community.

Alex used his co-op work terms to test his strengths and apply his academic studies. He went above and beyond in his Junior Officer role at the Northeast Asia Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) and was recognized by his team as an essential member of the division.

Morrell Andrews received an honourable mention for the 2016 Arts Co-op Undergraduate Student of the Year Award. She was recognized for her co-op term as the Desk Officer for Global Affairs Canada, where her manager described her work as “above and beyond what would be normally expected of an undergraduate intern.”