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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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By Peter Mate, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus, winner of the 2017 Stories from Abroad Scholarship.

Vancouver is not the same as I remembered. I romanticized the city during the past year; like everything idealized, it won’t meet your personal standard.

This realization came in Paris. The city was beautiful, but crime ridden. In the 18th arrondissement, I was followed by boys trying to steal my wallet – at the Sacre Coeur Basilica two men tried to take what little Euro’s I had left. Despite being initially frustrated, I understood that this is part of exploring. You’re in a city unknown to you and some people wish to capitalise upon your confusion.

In this sense, you – the explorer must expect your ideal image of...

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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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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.

Packing the minimum amount of supplies for a study abroad experience is essential in optimizing your international experience. As such, minimizing your supplies reduces travel cost, while providing extra freedom to travel. This optimization of cost and freedom is evidenced in reduced luggage fees and travel convenience. The cost of additional luggage for major carriers consumes a disproportionate size of airfare costs. As such, lightly packing preserves funds that compliment your travel experience. Moreover, the freedom of moving from place to place without the burden of extra suitcases preserves...

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