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 »

Congratulations to the 7th Annual StudyinBC Winner!

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Thank you for entering the Study in BC contest. The winner will be announced in early January! 😀 pic.twitter.com/1VbkIhgiQP — Study in BC (@StudyinBC) December 20, 2018 Our 7th Annual StudyinBC Contest is now closed. Thank you to all the BC international students who sent in their superb stories. We loved seeing your journey through […] Read More »

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 »