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The British Columbia Study Abroad (BCSA) Consortium is a group of BC post-secondary institutions that work together to encourage students to gain international academic experience by offering short-term study abroad programs across disciplines and countries around the world.

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Brendon Dawson, Yuyuan Gardens in central Shanghai

Mitacs is now accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities, including student travel to and from Canada. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2017 at 5 p.m....

Are you interested in Chinese culture and/or the travel & tourism industry? If you are, there is an opportunity for you to spend three weeks in the home of a Chinese family in an historical...

Iris Kha

By: Iris Kha, Capilano University. Winner of the 2016 Remes Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

My decision to study abroad was very last minute. It all began when I...

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By: Iris Kha, Capilano University. Winner of the 2016 Remes Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

My decision to study abroad was very last minute. It all began when I woke up one morning and decided something needed to change – myself. I was tired of the daily routines that provided little to no stimulation. My life felt dull and uninteresting. So I thought to myself – I need a challenge, a quest, a journey, and an adventure that will help me grow and become a strong, independent individual – no more friends to rely on, no more dotting family members – just me.

There was a lot on my mind the few days, weeks, and month before my departure: a lot of metal preparation that needed to be done on my part. This was my first time travelling abroad on my own and my firs...

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