Real Stories

Congratulations to the 8th Annual Study in BC winner!


Our 8th 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 blog posts and photos. As well, a big thanks to Ryerson Education Group for sponsoring the contest. We’re happy to announce the winner of the 8th annual contest […] Read More »

The last week before Christmas holiday


By Kai Sawamoto, international student from Japan studying at Selkirk College The last week before Christmas holiday felt to be the shortest yet most eventful. Most of the friends will be away on holiday and some of them will not be back. I am from Japan and I am taking a University Science diploma, so […] Read More »

We don’t celebrate Halloween back home (but I had fun!)


By Letizia Torri, international student from Italy studying at Riverside Secondary School During the last four months, I have been in contact with quite a few kids and teenagers who prefer Halloween to Christmas. For me this is really weird because Halloween is not really celebrated in Italy and Christmas is the festivity that all […] Read More »