Browsing articles from "March, 2011"
Mar
27
2011

Schools from Canada join the quest to find 100 people to represent our world

Scientists say that we will welcome our 7th billionth person into the world sometime this year, and by 2045 the UN is predicting that our population could reach a whopping 9 billion! How does this ever-expanding world look? Who are we?  And, most importantly .. what can we learn from each other?  What if we could find 100 people to represent the other 6.7 billion of us? Inspired by the powerful statistics below, this question [...]

Mar
18
2011

Destination Down Under

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Ever since the 2000 Summer Olympics, Australia seems to have taken off as a study destination, whether it be for English language studies or for long-term undergraduate or graduate programs.  The great climate, fascinating history, lifestyle based on the great outdoors, friendly people with a dry sense of humour, high standard of living yet competitive cost of living all contribute to its reputation as a top destination for students and tourists. Australian universities have a reputation for [...]

Mar
17
2011

St Patrick was a Scot .. or was he?

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Despite the three-year recession and debt crisis, today more than 500,000 people packed the heart of Dublin for their annual St Patrick’s day parade.   Thousands of similar parades are taking place around the world – this is the day that everyone’s Irish!  In Vancouver, we have our own parade (on a smaller scale) this weekend. However, what do we know about St Patrick, one of the world’s most loved saints? Well .. contrary to popular belief, St Patrick was actually [...]

Mar
10
2011

Adventure Travel Trip Winners – Study and Go Abroad Fair

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Congratulations to the Winners of the Grand Prize Draws!!  All visitors at the fairs in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto were entered into a Grand Prize Draw.  The lucky prizewinners were: Corey Whelan – winner of the 2-week Environmental Awareness Project volunteer trip to Nicaragua, offered by Travel CUTS. Joanne Napolitano – winner of the 4-week Thai Adventure trip, offered by Real Gap Experience Wendy Chow wins a $250 voucher towards a Greenheart Travel Program (work/ [...]

Mar
2
2011

Study and Go Abroad Spring Fairs Start This Week

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Spring fairs showcase international opportunities Written by Ryan Leclaire, STUDYmagazine.com Share These fairs offer you an ideal opportunity to explore your options. In your quest for the dream job, your journey could take you overseas, whether you want to be a physician or a musician. This week a series of Study and Go Abroad Spring fairs will be rolling out across Canada, with stops in Vancouver, Montréal and Toronto. These fairs offer you an ideal opportunity [...]

Mar
1
2011

Smart Graduates will be checking out business, work experience and study options at the Study and Go Abroad Fairs in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto

Where are you headed? Are you just graduating and looking to start work – or do you need more education to help you land that dream job? Do you want to start your own business? To get that top job, you need to have a competitive edge over other applicants in your field. Over the years, it has become increasingly more important to have university studies and a Bachelor’s degree is now often the minimal [...]