Flying from Italy to Canada

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By Chiara Beltrami, international student from Italy studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School This was the day. The day when one of the most important experiences of my life began. I took a plane and flew to the other part of the world, to live for five months in Vancouver, BC! My parents and my […] Read More »

Living on Vancouver Island

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By Adriana Aguilar, international student from Mexico studying at North Island College My name is Adriana, I arrived last winter to Canada and I am studying at North Island College. I feel proud and happy about my decision to study in Canada. Since I arrived, I have had the opportunity to meet people from the […] Read More »

A New Kind of Love

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By: Jessa Marion, an international student from the Philippines who currently studies at the Acsenda School of Management I am in love. For so many years I have not lived for something that made my heart race and breath gush. I lived a life with a monotonous cycle in a small town of Samar back home. Until […] Read More »

The Bravest Choice I Ever Made

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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

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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 »