Our Students

Three PLLC Scholars Elected to the SU

Three of the new Students Union Executives are PLLC scholars! Congratulations to Reed Larson, SU President; Akanksha Bhatnagar (pictured left), Vice President Academic; and Adam Brown, Vice President External. We are confident you will fairly represent the students of #UAlberta. Three of our students won Students’ Council positions, as well: Steven Lin, Abigail Bridarolli and Shuaa Rizvi.

Ed Ilnicki: 2018 Canada West Athlete of the Year

Ed Ilnicki, an Inaugural Class scholar, shared his leadership skills on the Golden Bears’ football field—like Peter Lougheed himself! He was awarded Most Oustanding Player in 2017 and was drafted by the Ottawa Redblacks after completing his studies.

Our Servings: A PLLC Stretch Success Story

What Inaugural Class scholars Mursal Khedri and Ria Rana started in their 2016 Stretch Experience is now a real program! After investigating food waste and insecurity in Edmonton, they started a program called Our Servings, which connects surplus food with individuals in need.

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Yasmin Rafiei

Graduate of the Faculty of Science

2017 Rhodes Scholar

Yasmin's Stretch Experience produced Project Healthcare, a program to encourage diversity in medical school applicants. 

Mackenzie Martin  

Mackenzie Martin

Graduate of the Faculty of Education and ALES

2018 Rhodes Scholar

Mackenzie increased her leadership capacity in order to pursue her interests in aging and gerontology, which she studied in Japan and the USA during her Stretch Experience.

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Kabir Nadkarni

Student in the Faculty of Engineering

2014 Loran Scholar

Kabir is a Top 30 Under 30 recipient who joined PLLC in 2017 to further his passion for sustainability.


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Inaugural Class Graduated in 2017

Our inaugural class joined PLLC in 2015 and completed the program in 2017. Many had a hand in the program’s creation, starting in focus groups and sharing their desire for leadership development. With students from across North Campus, Campus Saint-Jean, and Augustana, the interdisciplinary forums build friendships that hadn’t previously existed.

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Interdisciplinary

We accept students from all UAlberta faculties, as well as Campus Saint-Jean. 

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