Real Stories

A New Kind of Love

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By: Jessa Marion, an international student from the Philippines who currently studies at the Acsenda School of Management I am in love. For so many years I have not lived for something that made my heart race and breath gush. I lived a life with a monotonous cycle in a small town of Samar back home. Until […] Read More »

The Bravest Choice I Ever Made

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By Giuditta Barbieri, international student from Italy studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School Going on an exchange year is a risk. It is like jumping off a cliff blindfolded. You have no idea of what will happen in the next ten months, what difficulties you will encounter, what sort of people you will meet, how […] Read More »

My first time in downtown Vancouver

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By Chiara Beltrami, international student from Italy studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School It was a quite cold day. The weather during those days was really strange: one day it’s really hot and you are almost melting on the bus on the way back to home from school and then the next day it’s cold […] Read More »