Brianna Condilenios, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship
Study Abroad Destination: the Netherlands
Brianna is an aspiring elementary teacher from Simon Fraser University. A travel and education enthusiast, she is beyond thrilled to have the opportunity to study in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Brianna is especially excited to try different styles of learning as she hopes to provide the most engaging and exciting learning experience for her future students. Brianna is increasingly learning how to trust herself in new and challenging situations. By immersing herself in a new culture, she hopes to strengthen her intercultural communication skills and rip open her ways of understanding the world. She truly believes that learning to connect with people of different cultures is key to a peaceful future for humanity. She is committed to endlessly improving herself through exploring the world and caring for others. It is her sincere hope that her experiences abroad will help her to be an outstanding educator and an even better human being.