Meet the Scholars

Starting a new year among the International Scholars

by Nishat Tasnim | September 16, 2013
UBC - International Scholars 2013 at Okanagan Campus

It’s the beginning of a new school year and our International Scholars family has expanded to include 19 individuals from many different parts of the globe.

Activism and transformation on the ground

by Nidhi Joseph | September 12, 2013
Chaya Go UBC International Scholar

Alumnus Chaya Go talks about returning to her home country (Phillipines) to advocate for the indigenous communities in the region.

The Annual International Scholars Retreat

by Nidhi Joseph and Maria Zuluaga | September 12, 2013
UBC International Scholars Retreat

The International Scholars Retreat is a fun opportunity to get to know new and old faces in the community and to kick off the new year with great ideas.

Establishing Cultural Roots at UBC’s Okanagan Campus

by Nishat Tasnim, Alviss Luu, Virginie Fostroy | August 19, 2013
UBC International Scholar Omar Mwangari

“The whole idea of culture goes big with me,” he says. “I’m deeply culturally rooted.”

Paula Zelaya’s Exciting Theatre Initiative

by Nidhi Joseph | August 2, 2013
UBC student Paula Zelaya

Paula Zelaya is a 5th year International Scholar from Mexico City. She speaks of the various courses and extracurricular activities at UBC that led her to establish her own theatre company.