Real Stories

Location matters: experience of a GIS student


By Raimundo Neto, international student from Brazil studying at Selkirk College Location matters. That’s the motto for those who are into Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This area of study which brought me to Canada, more specifically British Columbia. Location is not only important for the spatial data itself, but also for the person in front of […] Read More »

Nelson, BC is beautiful


By Minh Tuan Doan, international student from Vietnam studying at Selkirk College What I’m going to tell you today is my entire experience living in Nelson, BC. A city with rich culture of arts, music and lovely landscape. When I first come to Nelson, I arrived at Castlegar, which neighbors Nelson. It was a bit […] Read More »

Walking Towards A Dream


By Mary Amrutha, international student from India studying at Selkirk College Oh, sorry! Do not worry, I was just saying a sorry for no reason. If you hear this very often there is a  99.9 percentage chance that you are in Canada. On my first day in Canada, I almost tripped over someone when my […] Read More »