Coming to BC from France

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By Zoé Fossati, a UBC alumni from France I originally decided to study abroad because I wanted to live abroad in the future and having a university degree from a world-renowned learning institution would easily help me move to various locations. Originally coming from France, I did not come to Canada only for the quality […] Read More »

How to celebrate Halloween in Vancouver

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By Ayumi Hirata, Langara College, featured writer for the Study in BC blog. Read more from Ayumi here. For Halloween this year, I went to VanDusen Botanical Garden for their Halloween illumination called “VanDusen Glow” with my Korean friend as the Christmas illumination at the garden last year fascinated me. I had a class which […] Read More »

Diwali celebration at my college

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By Ayumi Hirata, Langara College, featured writer for the Study in BC blog. Read more about Ayumi here. The Diwali celebration was held at my college! Actually, this year Diwali starts on October 18, but we celebrated it a little earlier. Diwali is known as the festival of light which is celebrated in some countries, […] Read More »

Introducing Our Featured Writer: Ayumi Hirata

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By Ayumi Hirata, Langara College, featured writer for the Study in BC blog. Read more from Ayumi here. I am an international student from Japan. I came to British Columbia in March 2016 and have studied at Langara College in Vancouver since September 2016. I belong to the program of Arts (General) at the college […] Read More »

Journalism School and Finding Your Niche

Ben Carney writes about his experience as an international student in BC studying journalism. For an aspiring journalist, entering a training program inherently poses a number of questions about what type of approach a curious mind should take in their career going forward. Aside from learning about ethics, technique, or practical skills, I think that […] Read More »