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Matthew Wollin, a KPU Study Abroad Alumni and Entrepreneurial Leadership student shares his experience as an exchange student at Regensburg University of Applied Sciences during the spring 2015 semester. In “Learning to Be Local in Regensburg, Germany: The People You’ll Meet”, shows how traveling abroad was an excellent opportunity for Matthew to grow and make new friends. Don’t be chained to home; explore Regensburg, Germany!

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Slated to launch from September 15 to November 15, BCSA is inviting students who have been or are currently abroad to participate in the 4th Annual BC Study Abroad Contest! Simply follow the directions here, and you may find yourself the proud winner of a GoPro Camera sponsored by Study and Go Abroad

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Scholarship winner, Alice Wang, in Venice
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ATTENTION BC STUDENTS!

The Stories from Abroad Scholarship is back for Fall 2017! So, what are you waiting for? Apply by October 9, 2017 for a chance to receive $1,000 to help you go abroad!

Look for Stories from Abroad: $1000 British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship on the Financial Aid page for more information.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  1. You are currently enrolled at a BCSA Consortium institution; and,
  2. You are currently enrolled in a short-term study abroad program or have been accepted into a short-term study abroad program in the upcoming Fall 2017 semester

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Nicole Kwit, a KPU Study Abroad Alumni and Fine Arts student shares her experience as an exchange student at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies during 2016 summer semester. “Learning to Be Local in Seoul, South Korea: The People You’ll Meet”, explores the people who shaped her journey while abroad. Enjoy an adventure packed series to discover Seoul, South Korea through Nicole’s lens!

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Study and Go Abroad Fair is coming to Vancouver on September 24!

  • Expo times: 1pm to 5pm
  • Free seminars: 12 noon to 5pm
  • Vancouver Convention Centre, East Ballroom

The Study and Go Abroad Fair offers students an opportunity to meet face-to-face with universities and colleges from around the world, to find out about studies abroad. Find out about post-secondary studies in many different countries and regions of the world, including the UK, Australia, USA, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, the Caribbean, Hungary, France and Switzerland.  Learn about admission requirements, scholarships, and a whole range of program options. This twice-yearly student expo will also feature a Travel Zone with organizations offering language travel, internsh...

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Are you going on exchange in South Korea? Watch Nicole Kwit, a KPU Study Abroad Alumni and Fine Arts student shares her experience as an exchange student at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies during 2016 summer semester! This video, “Learning to Be Local in Seoul, South Korea: The Places You’ll Go”, explores the memorable places on her journey while abroad. Enjoy an adventure packed series to discover Seoul, South Korea through Nicole’s lens!

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Following our last 2017 Stories from Abroad: British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship winners announcement, we are now delighted to congratulate our next group of winners who will soon embark on their study abroad journey! 

This year we have a record number of eleven winners selected from various BC institutions and each student will recieve $1,000.

Our winners will be posting about their experiences, so be sure to check out our student blog section regularly to read about their stories from abroad!

Congratulations to:  

Alice (Ruo Ran) Wan...

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Stories from Abroad: British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship! This year we have a record number of eleven winners selected from various BC institutions. 

Each student will be receiving $1,000.

Read about our winners who are currently abroad below, and stay tuned to see our announcement of our next group of winners who will begin their study abroad experience later in 2017!

All of our winners will be posting their stories from abroad, so be sure to check out our student blog section regularly to read...

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Brendon Dawson, Yuyuan Gardens in central Shanghai
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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. PST.

Projects last 12–24 weeks and are open to graduate students. Select destinations are also open to senior undergraduates. Funding varies by destination.

For students in Canada to do research in Brazil:

  • Globalink Research Award – Brazil
    • Open to senior undergraduate and graduate students
    • 12- to 24-week projects at unive...
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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 village! 

The Jinhua Municipal Government of Zhejiang Province, China, plans to preserve the original cultural atmosphere of Jinhua historical villages, while developing them for travel and ecotourism. To do so, they are looking for BC students, teachers and/or recent graduates to help promote homestay tourism in Jinhua's historical villages.

During the stay, you will have the opportunity to learn about Chinese traditional culture, witness the beauty of the historial architecture, and experience life with a Chinese family!

June 24 - July 14, 2017 - Suoyuan Vill...

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