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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.

Go ahead; Make the World Your Classroom!

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

Applications for the $1000 Stories from Abroad Scholarship are now open! Visit Financial Aid for more information.

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Marissa Young


We are excited to announce the launch of this year's BC Study Abroad Scholarship: Stories from Abroad.

For those of you who are currently...

Canadian students and researchers can now apply for scholarships for studies or research at the undergraduate, Master’s or PhD level that lead to a degree at an Indian university!

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Ever wonder what it would be like to study abroad in China and learn the Chinese lanugage at the undergraduate or graduate level?

The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for...

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Malavika Santhosh, Simon Fraser University
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It is nearing the end of what has been a dream of a semester abroad at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Having travelled to over 30 cities in the past four months, I must admit that although studying abroad is everything it is glorified to be and more, there are a lot of moments of utter chaos and confusion that lead to those picture perfect moments. Instances of homesickness, fitting in, and balancing school work with travelling, along with maintaining a social life in fear of missing out. The truth is that, sometimes you find yourself in situations where you have no idea what you’re doing and miss the comforts of familiarity at home. 

However, despite not understanding the language, you find comfort amidst the smiling faces of strangers. Through the wrong turns taken down narrow windi...

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