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Let the world be your classroom. Combine studies and experience with the excitement of travel! This May, Langara College’s School of Management is organizing a field school to Korea and Thailand where students will have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the business and historical culture of both countries.

Instructors Kenneth Wong and Avram Agov will lead students through a 19-day itinerary to South Korea (Seoul) and Thailand (Bangkok), packed full of experiential learning through visits to local businesses, as well as historical and cultural sites.  

By visiting various top-ranking universities, including Yonsei, Seoul National, and Korea University in Seoul, and Panyapiwat Institute of Management in Bangkok, the field school offers a glimpse of university life throug...

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We are pleased to announce 5 winners of the spring 2019 Stories from Abroad: British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship

All of our winners will be receiving $1000, and each will be sharing their stories from abroad! Be sure to check out our student blog regularly to read about their adventures!

Congratulations to: 

  1. Bob Emmanuel Mulamba, Simon Fraser University
  2. Jaimie Cryder, University of Victoria
  3. Pooja Bhatti, British Columbia Insti...
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Razma Hazarat, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Accra, Ghana

Razma is a Linguistics student at Simon Fraser University and is currently studying abroad on exchange in Ghana. She is extremely thrilled to accept this scholarship from BCSA. As her parents are Afghan refugees, Razma has always worked hard to fund her own education through work and applying for various scholarships. She decided to apply for the exchange program to challenge herself by learning in a new environment, immersing herself in a unique culture, and building long lasting relationships from students across the world. She loves volunteering with autistic individuals and hopes to contribute...

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Porsche Campbell, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: India

Porsche is a twenty-six year old from Vancouver, British Columbia. She is currently studying at Kwantlen Polytechnic University where she is completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

Upon graduation, Porsche plans to work as a specialized labour and delivery nurse (Perinatal Nurse). She has decided to travel to Kerala, India in order to further her knowledge; gain essential understanding, whilst capturing an entirely new perspective on pregnancy and birth in an underdeveloped country.

Prior to embarking on this journey and perusing her BSn, Porsche had the opportunity t...

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Pooja Bhatti, British Columbia Institute of Technology, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Italy and Austria

Pooja is a first-year student at the British Columbia Institute of Technology studying Human Resource Management. She recently completed her bachelor’s degree in Physiology and Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia and hopes to work in Human Resources as part of an organization dedicated to scientific advancement upon graduation. When she’s not busy completing group projects or studying for the next midterm, you can find Pooja writing raps about neuroscience (really, there’s videos on YouTube), painting her nails, dancing, or volunteering for Science Slam Canada....

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Jaimie Cryder, University of Victoria, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Seville, Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Copenhagen

Jaimie Cryder is currently in the final year of her undergraduate degree at the University of Victoria. A love of nature and travel has inspired her to pursue a double major in Environmental Studies and Geography. Throughout her academic journey, Jaimie has developed an ardent interest in the sustainability of urban food systems. She plans to further her education in this area and hope to eventually have a career centered on cultivating greater sustainability in cities. Outside of the classroom, Jaimie enjoys hiking, yoga and sharing food with fri...

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Bob Emmanuel Mulamba, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2019 BC Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Tokyo, Japan

Bob is a student from Simon Fraser University, majoring in Biomedical Physiology. This year he has received the opportunity to study abroad in Tokyo, Japan to a nationally renowned university called Waseda University. This experience will be a fresh undertaking for Bob, as he has never lived or travelled abroad alone. In hopes to becoming a more independent individual and developing a global perspective, Bob will pursue various activities that will enable him to become an engaged member of his local, academic and personal community. Bob has also expressed a desire to le...

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Study, travel, work, or volunteer abroad? Check out the Study and Go Abroad Fair in Vancouver on February 28! Hundreds of exhibitors will be on display to help you navigate international options for your future!

Study and Go Abroad Fair
Date: February 28, 2019
Time: Noon to 6:00 p.m. 
Cost: Free and open to the public
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre

Join us at our student seminar!

During the Study and Go Abroad Fair, BCCIE will be offering an hour-long seminar “Communicating the Value of Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers” facilitated by Joseph MacKay-Watson.

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ATTENTION BC STUDENTS!

The Stories from Abroad Scholarship is back for spring 2019! So, what are you waiting for? Apply by March 1, 2019 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 between January - August 2019.

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Karlie Tessmer, a 2018 SFU Field School participant
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Is Greece on your bucket list for 2019? SFU's Hellenic Studies Program has partnered with Douglas College to bring a group of lucky undergraduate students to Greece for a field school in May and June 2019.

Students will spend three days in the Greek capital of Athens, home of democracy, philosophy, and theatre. Athens is home to some of the world's richest museums and is the site of the Acropolis, Parthenon, and Acropolis Museum, where ideas of democratic sovereignty, imperialism, classicism, and cultural appropriation can be fruitfully explored.

Students will then travel to the Aegean island of Lesvos, where they will stay for three and a half...

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