My home away from home

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School Burnaby South is my home away from home. When I was in Vietnam, I was so excited that I searched all the photos of Burnaby South on Google. However, there were not so many pictures. When I first arrived here, I could […] Read More »

Winter formal

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School To be honest, I am an introvert, because I am not really interested in parties. However, since this is my last year in high school, I decided to go to Winter Formal. It was the best decision ever, since it was my […] Read More »

Learning about new cultures

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By Zeynep Dükkancılar, international student from Turkey studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary What I really like about BC is that there are so many events everywhere you can go to, both cultural and modern. This gives us international students many opportunities to meet new people and make friends who share similar interests. When I first came […] Read More »

My favourite places

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School What I enjoy most in Vancouver is the attractive parks. Not only are they excellent places for walking and exercising, but they are also the beauty of the city. I have been to Queen Elizabeth Park so many times, but it has […] Read More »

How to deal with being homesick

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By Ayumi Hirata, Langara College, featured writer for the Study in BC blog. Read more from Ayumi here. It is common to become homesick when people live in foreign countries where the culture is different from their own. When I first arrived in BC, I was excited about anything new that I encountered every day. However, […] Read More »