Location matters: experience of a GIS student

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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

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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

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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 »

Moving to Richmond, BC

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By Michael Ma, an international student from China studying at Hugh McRoberts Secondary School. Read more from Michael here. Hello, this is Michael. Hailing from Shenzhen, China, I am a social extrovert with a passion in leadership and volunteerism. I arrived in the quiet suburb of Richmond, BC in 2015. On that very first day, I […] Read More »

Leaving home for a year

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By Letizia Torri, international student from Italy studying at Riverside Secondary School Deciding to study in Canada was the best decision of my life! I left Italy on August 26 very early in the morning. I remember my emotions like it was yesterday, even though it actually was months ago. At the airport, I remember myself crying.Just in […] Read More »

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