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Sep
18
2013

Study and Go Abroad Fair – starts this weekend!

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Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo is back .. check out the schedule below to see when we are visiting a city near you: September 21, 2013 – TORONTO – Metro Toronto Convention Centre September 22, 2013 – OTTAWA – Ottawa Convention Centre  September 24, 2013 – HALIFAX – Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 September 26, 2013 – VANCOUVER – Vancouver Convention Centre September 28, 2013 – CALGARY – BMO Centre, [...]

Jul
2
2013

Social Media and its impact on the way we communicate when we travel – by Andrei Milosevich

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We’re constantly connected.  There are internet connections everywhere.  Plug into a wall or get it over the air, we’re never far from our online lives.  We share, over share, and watch others share.  These connections, propelled by social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, among a great many others, have not only changed the way we engage with one another, but they’ve changed the way we travel.  This connection means we’re never far from home.  [...]

Jun
13
2013

Traveling on a budget as a university student – by KC Owens

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The life of a college student is complicated. At the end of the semester you feel a surge of relief that you’re done with all the work and finally have a bit of freedom.  What should you do with it, though?  There are many options, from going home to getting a job in your university town, but when you think about it, this is the time you should really be exploring the world.  Who knows [...]

Jun
12
2013

** CONTEST ** Win a scholarship to study in Germany

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Check out the Mawista Scholarship contest!  The contest is for international students looking to study in Germany.  The first prize is a 1000 EURO scholarship for studying in Germany and the second prize is a Nexus 7 tablet.   Check the website for more information and how to enter:  

May
1
2013

How to claim your tax back when you study abroad

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Many Canadian students who are going abroad to study also intend to work there to cover living costs, tuition fees, trips etc. Wherever you are working in the world, the bad news is you will have to pay tax! The good news is that you can claim a lot of this money back! GoStudy has teamed up with taxback.com – a leader in international tax refund and tax filing solutions. Taxback.com will make an often very complex process [...]

Mar
27
2013

Science and Scenery of Switzerland – by Stephanie Sykora

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There is more to Switzerland than chocolate and pocket knives, and though it may be infamously neutral in conflicts, it is anything but neutral for an amazing travel or educational destination. I recently visited this land of the Swiss and to sum up the trip, it was science and scenery galore! Below are some highlights of my east-to-west trip in Switzerland to inspire travellers, students, and scientists-alike. Science: ETH Zurich Consistently in the top 5 [...]

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