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By: Sophia Berezowski, Capilano University, winner of the Fall 2021 BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: Aarhus, Denmark

I’ve been waiting to move out of the home that has raised me as the person I am today for what feels like forever. I don’t mean this in a scornful way; I love where I live very much and am forever grateful for the life I have cultivated in cozy Deep Cove.

There’s something that most young people, I think, yearn for though. It’s a desire so much bigger than ourselves to create our own life completely independently and see what we can find when the whole world opens up to us.

This is how I felt when I found out I was going abroad to Aarhus, and then again when I arrived. Quite fran...

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By: Maria Gabriela Rivera Monterrosa, University of Victoria, winner of the spring 2020 BC Study Abroad Scholarship

Study Abroad Destination: France

As someone who grew up dreaming of living in Europe for at least a semester, I was sure that if given the opportunity I’d definitely pick a major city–like Paris, Milan or London. To everyone’s surprise, when the opportunity arrived and I had to pick a city to go on exchange in, I ended up picking a small French city over Paris.

The city I picked is called Reims: a city that is just a short forty-five minute train ride from Paris with a population of fewer than three-hundred thousand people. Famous for being home to some of the most famous champagne houses in the world and its historical importan...

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Are you currently studying or planning to study abroad in-person or virtually this spring? Apply now for a chance to receive a CAD$500 scholarship to enhance your learning experience abroad. BC Study Abroad Scholarships are now accepting applications.

Any student enrolled at a BC Study Abroad Consortium institution, who is enrolled in or accepted into a short-term, in-person or virtual exchange study abroad program is eligible to apply. Application deadline is Friday, March 4, 2022.

For more information or scholarship details, visit the BC Study Abroad Financial Aid page or contact


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Thank you to everyone who participated in our scholarship!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2021 Stories from Abroad: British Columbia Study Abroad Scholarship.

Congratulations to: 

  1. Adele Mark, University of Victoria
  2. Joshua Fang, Simon Fraser University
  3. Sophia Berezowski, Capilano University
  4. Stephanie Wong, University of Victoria

Our winners will each receive $500, and they will be sharing th...

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