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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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Mingguang (明光), China - Welcome in to Kevin's family for Chinese New Year
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By: Harris Green, a member of the Studies in China Alumni Society of British Columbia (SCAS-BC).

My first study abroad experience was almost 7 years ago when I took a leap to study in Lund, Sweden for 6 months. The desire to continue living overseas began to build after returning home to Vancouver. Those feelings are what inspired me to work in Shanghai for the last 2 years. The effects from these study/work abroad experiences on how I value the interconnectedness of cultures and the importance of cross-cultural experiences has only compounded in the face of the current COVID-19 situation.

Despite the current closing of borders and fear of the unknow...

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