Charlotte Telfer-Wan, Simon Fraser University
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Charlotte Telfer-Wan, Simon Fraser University, winner of the BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Charlotte Telfer-Wan is a university student and dance artist from the small town of Qualicum Beach, British Columbia. She is currently studying Contemporary Dance and Sport Science at the University of Auckland in New Zealand on an academic exchange from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC. Before attending university Charlotte has spent 14 years of her childhood dancing ballet, jazz, and modern. Her passion for dance encouraged her to continue studying and performing. She has also recently developed an interest for studying the physical demands of the active body and its interaction with dance, injury and nutrition. In the future, Charlotte intends to pursue...

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Megan Graham, Thompson Rivers University
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Megan Graham, Thompson Rivers University, winner of the BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Megan is a 3rd-year Natural Resource Science student at Thompson Rivers University. Her strong desire to experience Japanese culture, history and cuisine, has led her down the path to studying abroad. Incorporating her love for food and Canada’s natural resources has steered her in the direction of working towards a career in agriculture. Alongside eating incredible foods, photography is a passion of hers that she plans to incorporate into her semester abroad, future studies and career. Sharing incredible moments with friends, family and the rest of the world through photography and videography keeps her connected and always looking for uncharted places to explore.

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Liam Grigg, University of Victoria
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Liam Grigg, University of Victoria, winner of the BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Liam Grigg is currently a fourth-year Business Student at Peter B. Gustavson School of Business. After graduation, he hopes to pursue a career in international business with a focus on sustainable development and poverty reduction. Liam is passionate about environmental preservation and exploring innovative methods to combating global problems. To gain international experience during his degree, he spent seven months volunteering in the Southern Province of Zambia, where he helped teach rural communities business skills. This provided him many opportunities to learn about different cultures and develop his understanding of our global community. In Liam’s second to last semest...

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Cheyenne Rode, Vancouver Island University
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Cheyenne Rode, Vancouver Island University, winner of the BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

This is Cheyenne Rode and she is studying abroad in Melbourne, Australia. This is her second exchange as she went to Utrecht, Netherlands a year and a half ago. You could say she got the travel bug. She travelled to ten countries when she went to the Netherlands and hopes to travel just as much on her exchange to Australia. She is a business student in the third year of her degree doing a double major in Marketing and International Business. One day she hopes her career can take her around the world like her studies have done so far. 

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Michelle Davies, Thompson Rivers University
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Michelle Davies, Thompson Rivers University, winner of the BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Michelle Davies is a 4th year Bachelor of Tourism Management student at Thompson Rivers University. Born and raised in the interior of British Columbia, she has always had a sense of adventure exploring the forests, mountains, and lakes around her home. Today, her love for travel, learning and meeting new people has taken her around British Columbia, Europe, and Central America, usually with her mountain bike or split-board in tow. While learning languages has never been her strong suit, she believes they unlock the door to culture and understanding. She is looking forward to embracing this challenge head-on by spending the summer learning German in Germany before gr...

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Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Vancouver is inviting students with an interest in Taiwan and/or the Chinese language to apply for the following scholarships!

2018 Huayu Enrichment Scholarship

  1. To encourage international students (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students are not eligible) to study Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan);
  2. To 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.

2018 Taiwan Scholarship

The Taiwan Scholarship Program was established by the Republic of China (Taiwan) --- the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Ministry...

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Katlyn Sandra Bieber
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ATTENTION BC STUDENTS!

The Stories from Abroad Scholarship is back for Spring 2018! So, what are you waiting for? Apply by March 4, 2018 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 within the date range from January - August 2018.

MORE LINK...

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Adeline Hadijanto, Royal Roads University
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We are pleased to announce our new writer, Adeline Hadijanto, for joining our Writers in Residence Team!

Adeline is an Indonesian born in Vancouver. She is now 21 years old with a passion for travelling. She currently resides in Victoria, BC and is enrolled in the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Royal Roads University. Tourism is a big part of her life, and while she has to maintain her education, she continuously seeks opportunities that allow her to travel at the same time. Adeline loves being outdoors, exploring hidden gems and capturing memorable moments!

Adeline will be posting her experiences in the next 6 months, so be sure to check out Writers in Residence regularly!

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Michael in Kyoto, Japan
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We would like to thank everyone who entered the 2017 BC Study Abroad Contest. We received some AMAZING photos this year from a wide cross-section of students and alumni.

Thank you again, Study and Go Abroad, for sponsoring our grand prize of a GoPro Camera! 

Winner of the 2017 BC Study Abroad Annual Contest

Michael Duong, University of the Fraser Valley,

My name is Michael Duong, I studied abroad in Chuo University in Tokyo, Japan from September 2016 to August 2017. My persona...

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Shenzen, China
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Ever wonder what it would be like to study abroad in China and learn the Chinese language at the undergraduate or graduate level?

The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for eligible British Columbia students to study abroad!

The purpose of the Scholarship Program is to strengthen mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and people around the world. It supports the development of cooperation and exchange in the fields of education, science, culture, economy and trade between China and other countries. 

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

For more information on this opportunity, visit Financial Aid.

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