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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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British Columbia Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship Winner, Roya Firoozbakhsh


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Gigi Lin

By Gigi Lin, Simon Fraser University, winner of the 2017 Stories from Abroad Scholarship.

It feels weird being back home. This city where I’ve learned to walk, speak...

Peter Mate

By: Peter Mate, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus, winner of the 2017 Stories from Abroad Scholarship and a member of the BC Study Abroad Writer in Residence Team....

Realizing my first artwork ever!

By: Alice (Ruo Ran) Wang, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, winner of the 2017 Stories from Abroad Scholarship.

As I get ready to leave for my study-abroad program, I find...

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By Gigi Lin, Simon Fraser University, winner of the 2017 Stories from Abroad Scholarship.

It feels weird being back home. This city where I’ve learned to walk, speak English, fell in love with my academic life, and chose to leave for the U.K. - feels more foreign than I would’ve ever imagined. It’s true what they say. You experience withdrawal when you build a life somewhere else (even if it is temporary), and end up having to say farewell to it. I can proudly say and believe, exchange is one of the most incredulous and valuable experience during my undergraduate degree.

Extraordinary Memo...

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