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 »

What I have achieved

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School Not a brag or anything, but I am really proud of myself for what I have accomplished for the past two years. I received Honour Role and Work Habit Award for three terms in Grade 11. The most difficult course for me […] Read More »

Yellow School Bus and Grouse Mountain

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By Chiara Beltrami, international student from Italy studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School Today we went on a free field trip for all new international students organized by the Burnaby School District to Grouse Mountain. We met in front of Burnaby South School and we went there by bus (the super cool yellow school buses […] Read More »

Home away from home

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By Vy Dang, international student from Vietnam studying at Burnaby South Secondary School My journey in BC has been fulfilled with lots of unforgettable memories with my friends. I thought I would unlikely to make friends with anyone since I am an introvert. However, I was surprised at how people in Burnaby South welcomed me. […] Read More »

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 »