Feature Stories

Powell River set to welcome highest number of K-12 international students this fall

AUGUST 19, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

“When I started six years ago, we had 24 international students. This September, we’ll have 120 students from 18 different countries,” says Shannon Behan, District Principal of International ...

Thompson Rivers University hits the mark for intercultural faculty training

MARCH 11, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

With a diverse student population including more than 3,300 international students, as well as high percentage of Indigenous students, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is leading the way in providing faculty, ...

Addressing the well-being and mental health of international students on campus

JANUARY 25, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

Arriving at a new university can be daunting for any student but it can be especially intimidating for international students who may be adapting to new cultures, overcoming language barriers, and living on their ...

Vancouver Community College develops pilot initiative to improve program experience for international students

DECEMBER 10, 2018     Source: Chelsea Dibble

Joanna Yao moved to Vancouver when she was 19 years old to learn English, enroll in post-secondary education, and create more opportunities for her future. Joanna is one of many international students currently ...