guard.me International Insurance Pledges $300,000 to Support Lambton College International Students

SARNIA, March 18, 2021 – Lambton College and its burgeoning international student population is receiving some much appreciated support from a valued partner. The Lambton College Foundation is proud to announce a meaningful pledge from guard.me International Insurance.

The insurance provider and strong supporter of the College has pledged $300,000 towards scholarships and services to Lambton’s international students. This donation follows a $425,000 contribution to the Envision Tomorrow Capital and Equipment Renewal Campaign in 2018.

“We’re pleased to be continuing our partnership with Lambton College and providing further support to their international students,” says Keith Segal, President & CEO, guard.me International Insurance. “Lambton College’s international program is highly successful, and we’re proud to contribute to the health and wellbeing of students who have come to Canada to pursue their education.”

In addition to providing generous support to Lambton College, guard.me International Insurance also provides medical insurance coverage to international students, with options available for gap year students and recent graduates. guard.me also gives international students access to healthcare services that are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can aid in tasks like finding a Canadian clinic or doctor.

“Our international students are essential to Lambton College and the Sarnia-Lambton community,” says Chris Slade, Senior Dean, International Education and Information Technology at Lambton College. “Partners like guard.me International Insurance help us successfully integrate our students in the community and give them the supports and services they need to enjoy an enriched student life experience. We’re grateful for guard.me International Insurance’s partnership, and we’re thrilled by this generous contribution.”

The Lambton College Foundation and the International Education Department hosted a live, virtual event on Thursday, March 18th to celebrate this continued partnership and awarded entrance scholarships to 10 incoming international students who will be joining Lambton College at the Sarnia campus.

About guard.me International Insurance

guard.me International Insurance is committed to supporting international education initiatives around the world. In the last five years, guard.me has contributed over $3 million in support of international students in Canada to further enhance their learning experience and provide them with the tools they need to succeed.

About The Lambton College Foundation

The Lambton College Foundation’s fundraising initiatives support Lambton College as a world-class educational institution, one that attracts new students to the area to support the retention of highly skilled professionals for the Sarnia-Lambton workforce. To learn more about The Lambton College Foundation, please contact Marc Guilbeault, Director, The Lambton College Foundation, at (519) 331-1152 or marc.guilbeault@lambtoncollege.ca.


For media inquiries or more information:

Jami Kloet
Corporate Communications Coordinator
Lambton College
Telephone: 519-542-7751 ext. 3337
Mobile: 519-328-2081
Email: jami.kloet@lambtoncollege.ca


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