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UFV Study Abroad student, Kayla Briere

A stranger in a strange land

As part of International Education Week at UFV, Study Abroad and scholarship student Kayla Briere talked about her experience in Korea with an audience of students, faculty and staff during Professional Studies’ Internationalization event on Monday, November 18, 2013. Read what she shared about the value of human relationships. I spent last year in Korea […]

Chonnam National University student ambassadors visit UFV

Last week, UFV International was pleased to meet and welcome twelve student ambassadors and their supervisor from Chonnam National University located in South Korea (one of UFV’s partner institutions).  After arriving in Canada only two days before their visit, the cheerful, high-spirited group toured the Abbotsford campus — main buildings, library, athletic center, rain-drenched sidewalks, and […]

Opportunity to secure a scholarship to study or conduct research in China

The China Scholarship Council is seeking applications from Canadian academics, students and professionals who wish to study and/or do research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions. Scholarships are available for studies and research, for a combination of studies and language studies or for language studies only. The scholarship is for four […]

Farewell to an awesome experience in South Korea

During the Fall 2012 Semester, UFV student Loan Nguyen participated in Study Abroad in South Korea at the Chonnam National University (CNU).  The university is located in Gwangju, Korea’s sixth largest city. “Especially because I am studying Social Studies, the experience gave me an enhanced perspective about a place we have determined as a third world country, […]

Fresh food

A UFV student on a exchange in Korea gets to sample the freshest of food: an octopus, fished out of a tank and chopped up to create a very lively dish. Check it out.