Volunteering at Tim Hortons

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School Another great part about studying abroad are the volunteering opportunities I have had for the past two years. At school, We Council is where I am most committed to thanks to the genuine friends I met from there. I love fundraising in the […] Read More »

It’s easy to feel like you belong in Vancouver

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School Another reason why I feel that I belong to the city is the integrated Asian cultures here. There is a great population of people originally from Asia in Vancouver, which makes me feel even more close to the city. It is not […] Read More »

I used to be shy but study abroad changed me

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School To be honest, study abroad has changed me a lot as a person. I used to be really shy when I first came here. I was worried about what people would think of me, and I tried to please everyone. Sometimes, I […] Read More »

Trip to Storybrooke!

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By Chiara Beltrami, international student from Italy studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School On October 23rd I went with Sara and Fernanda to Steveston, Richmond, where Once Upon a Time was filmed! My host mother told me that they filmed there, and later I found out that a lot of TV series are filmed in […] Read More »

Homes in Vancouver vs. Vietnam

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School I always enjoy hanging out with my friend in her house, since I am in love with the garden there. Visiting her place has given me more insight into the regular life of a typical family here. The garden is awesome with […] Read More »

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