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Simon Fraser University is offering BC post-secondary undergraduate and graduate students the chance to travel abroad virtually this summer through two field school experiences!

Virtual NATO Field School and Simulation Program:

The Virtual NATO Field School and Simulation Program (VNFS) will offer a unique online experience that includes seminars, simulation training, policy briefing training, and individual and panel video conferencing. It will bring students, policy-makers, security practitioners, and North American and European academic experts together to learn about current international issues, multilateral...

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This scholarship is to:

  1. Encourage international students (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students are not eligible) to study Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan);
  2. Provide them with opportunities to increase their understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.

Scholarships:

MOE Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) may last 3, 6, 9, or 12 months respectively. The duration of the scholarship is from September 1st to August 31st of the following year. If recipients fail to come to Taiwan for enrollment during the above time, they will forfei...

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Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver (TECO) has launched the 2021 Taiwan Scholarship Program. 

This program was established by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to encourage outstanding international students to undertake degree programs in Taiwan. In addition to providing study opportunities for a wide range of disciplines at Taiwan’s universities and colleges, this program also aims to:

  1. Promote knowledge, understanding and friendship between people in Taiwan and in countries around the world.
  2. Provide opportunities to increase academic and educational links with international institutions of higher learning.
  3. Develop outstanding professionals and experts to meet the needs of the global society.

Scholarship Amount

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Interested in travelling to Belgium and the Netherlands in 2021? BCIT’s Business Summer Field School is offering post-secondary students at BC institutions the opportunity to travel to the cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Ghent, Bruges, and Antwerp for a short-term study abroad program from July 25–August 7, 2021.

Company visits: ING, Heineken, Port of Rotterdam, Gouda Cheese Factory, Neuhaus Chocolatier, Antwerp Diamond Centre, Brewery De Halve Maan, and Plopsa.

Cultural visits: Gravensteen Medieval Castle, Historic Centre of Bruges, and Gouda Canals.

What’s included?

  • Two 3.0 transferable credit courses
  • Field trips to course-related sites and companies
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Cultura...
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The International Education Diversity & Inclusion Certificate Program is a comprehensive competency-based program that offers participants the opportunity to develop & improve on the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to champion access, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of international education and cultural exchange. This 14-week virtual program is cohort-based and led by an expert facilitator and includes videos, articles, journal entries, scenarios, online discussions, and other activities designed to promote self-discovery, experiential or applied learning.

The next cohort will take place November 30, 2020 - March 22, 2021. Registration clo...

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Are you an undergraduate or a post-graduate student looking to study in Japan? The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently offering two (2) scholarship opportunities to Canadian students who wish to:

  • study at a Japanese university; or,
  • study at Japanese universities as research or post-graduate students. 

Are you one of these students? If so, click on the links below to find out more:

Undergraduate Scholarship
Application deadline: July 10, 2020

Research Student Scholarship
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The BC Studies in China Alumni Network (BCSCAN) was established in 2016 as an initiative between the Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver and BC Council for International Education to help BC students understand the unique opportunities and the many benefits of pursuing post-secondary studies in China. Based on its success and growth of its members, in 2018 BCSCAN became the Studies in China Alumni Society of British Columbia (SCAS-BC) and officially incorporated under the BC Society Act.

SCAS-BC is designed to:

  • Provide a platform for BC-based students and alumni with study or Co-op experience in China
  • Build upon and further develop knowledge and skills related to China
  • Connect with government and non-government organizations and colleagues with interests in...
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Theresa Doan​, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Singapore

Theresa is a fourth-year sustainable business student completing her degree at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. Simultaneously, she is pursuing a certificate in sustainable development. Outside of her studies, Theresa has a passion for community outreach. She has channelled this through her volunteer work with UNICEF SFU where she has held various positions including Vice President of Finance. Her other interests include dance. As a classically trained dancer for over ten years, she has found commercial success in the Vancouver Industry. 

She believes it is important to experience oth...

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our scholarship!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the spring 2020 Stories from Abroad: British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship.

Congratulations to: 

  1. Brianna Condilenios, Simon Fraser University
  2. Gabriella Presgrave, Simon Fraser University
  3. Georgia Rodgers, North Island College
  4. Kirsten Chan, Capilano University
  5. G...
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Mica Jesen, Simon Fraser University, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Copenhagen, Denmark

Mica Jensen studies history and political science at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC. She has chosen Copenhagen as her exchange destination to learn more about her family’s Danish roots and explore the country’s rich history. The Vikings of dark-age Europe are of particular interest to her, and she hopes to visit some of the world-famous museums in Scandinavia. In tandem with her historical studies, Mica hopes to learn more about the functions of the European Union, and the broader political institutions in Europe. She can blend her studies in history and political science in a course concerning Brexit; a...

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