• CELEBRATING BC’S
    2015 INTERNATIONAL
    EDUCATION AWARD WINNERS

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  • JOIN TEAM BC
    JAPAN MISSION


    DATE: NOV 6–8
    TOKYO AND OSAKA
    REGISTER BY AUG 31

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  • STUDENTS CONTINUE TO CHOOSE
    BC AS A STUDY DESTINATION

    The BC Ministry of Advanced Education recently released some statistics
    on international student growth in BC.

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BCCIE News

BC schools taking brand to Brazil, Vietnam

AUGUST 26, 2015     Source: Vancouver Sun

Representatives from BC schools will be visiting Brazil, Southeast Asia and Japan between now and November in an effort to boost the province’s educational brand abroad and to attract more international students. The BC Council for International Education (BCCIE) said it is working with provincial and federal officials on the missions, dubbed […]

BCCIE attends 18th Annual Teochew Convention in Vancouver

AUGUST 21, 2015     Source: Chantal Moore

Vancouver, BC – Approximately 3000 Teochew people comprised of over 200 associations worldwide gathered this week at the Vancouver Convention Centre to promote the exchange of culture, trade and social ties between communities and internationally.    The occasion was the 18th Annual Teochew Convention, a three-day event from August 19–21 that […]

A review of the International Student Program at Kootenay Lake School District

AUGUST 14, 2015     Source: Chantal Moore

Nelson, BC has a rich cultural history. In 1987, Nelson International School opened on the former grounds of Notre Dame University, welcoming over 250 Japanese students to study English and business. The school had a positive impact on the community and economy, creating 80 direct jobs.  So, 17 years ago, when […]

Donate your frequent flyer miles to help BC youth study abroad

AUGUST 14, 2015     Source: Chantal Moore

Sending more domestic students abroad is part of BC’s International Education Strategy. Graduates with international experience globalize our workforce, bringing much needed intercultural skills to Canada. However, expenses are always listed as a top reason why students choose not study abroad. Often, the cost of an international roundtrip ticket alone […]