Justin Lemieux, Director of Student Recruitment
Justin Lemieux is Laurentian University’s Director of Student Recruitment (Domestic and International) with expertise in Recruiting, Marketing and Public Relations. His experience stems form over 10 years of involvement with post-secondary education in Northern Ontario in both College and University sectors.
He has worked on multiple partnership projects between the MTCU (Ministry of Trades, Colleges and Universities) and MOE (Ministry of Education) such as the SCWI (School College Work Initiative), which helps students achieve their high school diplomas.
In his current role, Justin is also responsible for exploring pathway partnerships with foreign institutions.
Jin Liang, International Recruitment Manager (Asia)
As a proud Laurentian University alumnus, Jin Liang has over 10 years’ experience in the international education sector with great insight of recruitment, student services and partnership development. Jin joined the international team in LU in 2007 as a student advisor, following with the position of Assistant to the Dean of Faculty of Management for 4 years.
In 2013 Jin formally held the position of the international liaison coordinator, which lead him managing the Asia team as an international recruitment manager till now.
Jin has deep understandings of the global international education industry in the Asia market, in terms of relationship management with agents, partners, and governments. Jin has raised LU’s market branding with his expertise in the Asia market, which is also aligned with LU’s international strategies.
Benoît Clément, International Recruitment Manager (Africa & Europe)
With over 20 years of experience in public communications and government relations, Benoît's work has focused on the promotion of post-secondary education in Ontario since 2007, at both College and University levels.
As Senior Advisor (strategic communications and international initiatives) from 2013 to 2017, he leveraged his expertise in media relations, institutional writing and crisis management at Laurentian University's Office of Francophone Affairs.
Now with the recruitment team, Benoît creates content and marketing campaigns while developing a vast network of partners among Canadian embassies and education agencies in the private sector.
Eileen Xuan Zhao, International Recruitment Coordinator (Asia)
As a Laurentian international MBA alumni and employee, Eileen is proud to share with LU international students and their parents about her cross cultural living, studying and working experience.
She has been living and studying in China and Canada, and worked for private compagnies, non-profit organizations and educational institutions in both countries for more than 20 years. Eileen's cross culture and international background provides her with a deep understanding of the challenge being an international student, how to support them to be successful. She strongly believes that education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Thierno Bah, International Recruitment Coordinator (Africa & Europe)
A Commerce graduate of Laurentian University, Thierno Oumar Bah has worked in recruitment since graduation, and is currently the coordinator of international recruitment in Africa and Europe.
Thierno speaks several languages, including French, English and Spanish. As a former international student, he understands the issues surrounding recruitment and the responsiveness of international students in their new living environment. He strongly believes that a university’s success is rooted in a diverse student population.