The Bravest Choice I Ever Made


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


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 »

A feast to the eyes


By Jasmeen Kaur, international student from India studying at Kwantlen Polytechnic University It has been a year since I came to Canada as an international student from India. It was a turning point in my life. I have always had a great passion for travelling to new places and exploring the beauty of nature. And […] Read More »

Coming to Canada was my dream

By Johann Omar Dimas Rodriguez, international student from Mexico at Northwest Community College When I arrived in Canada I was impressed with the landscapes because coming to Canada was my dream. Something that I really like is nature, so I love the forest. When I ran through the forest in Terrace Mountain, I felt calm […] Read More »

Why I Like to Volunteer


By Ayumi Hirata, Langara College, featured writer for the Study in BC blog. Read more from Ayumi here. One of the most surprising things to me at my college is that many students are engaged in volunteer work because in my home country, university and college students rarely join volunteering. My college provides students with many […] Read More »