Lucas studied Law in Brazil and Interactive Media Management at Centenial College in Canada. Having gone through the International Student journey first-hand, he knows the hopes, questions, and concerns that many International Students in Canada have. Today Lucas is a Product Lead at Arrive (RBC Ventures), and is extremely passionate about building great products by finding the precise intersection between data, user experience, and business goals.
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Universidade Tiradentes: L.L.B., Law 2012
Centennial College: Marketing & Business, Interactive Media Management 2019
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Canada Day: 5 newcomers share their wishes for newcomers moving to Canada
Lucas Mendonca came to Canada from Brazil in 2017. He had a feeling in his heart that he needed to go to another country, but that was difficult to imagine due to language barriers...
Holiday wishes from Arrive: Meet Lucas MendoncaArrive
My name is Lucas Mendonca and I’m from Brazil. I moved to Canada as an international student in December 2017. After completing my education, I had the opportunity to intern with Arrive, an RBC Venture.
Financial planning for your first few months: Lucas’s storyArrive
Coming from Brazil, where the official language is Portuguese, I encountered some language barriers once I arrived in Canada. It was difficult for me to converse in English which made it challenging to accomplish essential tasks related to banking or renting an apartment.