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Are you a BC student or a recent graduate interested in Chinese culture and/or the travel & tourism industry? If you are, there is an opportunity for you to spend three weeks from June 22 to July 12, 2016 in the home of a Chinese family in an historical village! 

The Jinhua Municipal Government of Zhejiang Province, China, plans to preserve the original cultural atmosphere of Jinhua historical villages, while developing them for travel and ecotourism. To do so, they are looking for 5 BC students and/or recent graduates to help promote home-stay tourism in Jinhua's historical villages. Application Deadline is April 30, 2016

For more details on this opportunity, visit www....

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The Vancouver International Universities Fair is NACAC's first international fair, co-hosted by OACAC. If you are interested in learning about universities and colleges from all over the world, be sure the visit the Vancouver Convention Centre on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information, visit www.nationalcollegefairs.org.

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Are you interested in studying abroad? If you are currently enrolled in, or have applied for a study abroad program you may be eligible to apply for the $1000 Stories from Abroad Scholarship.

Application Deadline: Monday, February 29, 2016

Application Submission: info@bcstudyabroad.ca

For more information on the British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship, visit BC Study Abroad Financial Aid

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We would like to thank everyone who entered the 2015 year end BCSA Contest. We received lovely stories, photos and albums from a wide cross-section of students and alumni.

BCSA helps make short-term study abroad more accessible, affordable and enjoyable for students from BC post-secondary institutions. The BCSA contest is hosted annually, so remember to check back again next year and participate to win great prizes!

Thank you again, Study and Go Abroad, for sponsoring our grand prize of an iPad Air!

The winner of our grand prize is Jerica Glassco from Vancouver. Jerica is a traveller, creative person, and a lifelong learner. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Education at SFU in the Professional Development Program, where...

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Here at BC Study Abroad, we are excited to announce a brand new program. We have gathered some talented and passionate Writers in Residence to share with students their study abroad experiences and firsthand knowledge and advice about study abroad. Starting in September 2015, we will be featuring stories of their most enlightening adventures.

We believe that travel is one of the keys to a well-rounded, globally-minded education. The program is intended to provide a space for students to learn from those who have been abroad. So stay tuned for some amazing stories, and be prepared to get inspired!

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Ever wonder what it would feel like to walk a portion of the Great Wall of China? To be a secondary student in Beijing? To visit the famous Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City? 40 lucky secondary school students from across B.C. got the chance to do just that. They spent 10 days engaging in cultural tours, visiting key Chinese landmarks, trying new cuisine, learning about Chinese history and testing out their mandarin skills at the annual Beijing International Student Summer Camp.

These 40 students weren't the only people at the camp though, there were other secondary school student from over 20 other countries. In order to celebrate the cross-cultural friendships that were formed over the ten days of cultural immersion, an International Friendship Carnival was held at the end of the...

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We would like to thank everyone who entered the 2015 BCSA Contest. We received lovely stories, photos and albums from a wide cross-section of students and alumni.

BCSA helps make short-term study abroad more accessible, affordable and enjoyable for students from BC post-secondary institutions. The BCSA contest is hosted annually, so remember to check back again next year and participate to win great prizes!

Thank you again, Study and Go Abroad, for sponsoring our grand prize of an iPad Air! Study and Go Abroad will be hosting a fair in Vancouver on October 6th. There will be numerous exhibitors offering scholarships, so be sure to check out their webs...

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Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) is pleased to announce that the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom has launched the competition for awards available to Canadians for graduate study at the PhD level in the United Kingdom (UK). These awards are funded by the United Kingdom Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in conjunction with UK universities.

Deadline:  March 9, 2015

For more information, visit: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/scholarships-developed-cw/

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We are pleased to announce our Remes Family Study Abroad Scholarship Winner at this time. Congratulations to Meghan Thompson from the University of Victoria. Be sure to check out our student blog section (http://bcstudyabroad.ca/blog) Meghan will be posting her experiences as she travels. For information on study abroad scholarships please visit http://bcstudyabroad.ca/financial-aid

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Make the world your classroom! Don’t miss the Study and Go Abroad Fair if you are considering studying abroad.  Meet with over 90 universities from around the world, many of them ranked in the Top 100 worldwide.  Find out about short-term and long-term study programs, degrees, diplomas and certificates.  Learn about admission requirements, scholarships, program choices and exciting destinations. 

Visit the Travel Zone for Gap Year and other travel options: internships, language travel, volunteering and work abroad. 

For information on who’s coming, scholarships, seminars and what you can win in the Grand Prize Draw, check the website on www.studyandgoabroad.com or follow us on facebook Study and Go Abroad Fair or on twitter (@studygoab...

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