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Mar
15
2017

Affordable Ways to Explore Australia while Studying abroad – by Marie Nieves

Being a foreign student in Australia means two things: great education and a chance to explore the country. The problem most people have with perceiving Australia as a tourist destination is its remoteness, but studying there solves this issue easily. Once you’ve traveled so far to reach it, you can discover all the beauties the Land Down Under hides. However, being a student also means finding cheap ways to travel, looking for affordable accommodation and […]

Feb
21
2017

Studying Abroad: By The Numbers

We all know that studying abroad is a good thing, but there have been several studies worldwide in recent years to back this up.  Here are some stats to convince you to start planning your trip abroad: 84% of Study Abroad alumni felt that during their time abroad they had developed valuable skills for the job market (studies by AIFS and IES Abroad). 91% of employers considered studying abroad on a resumé as a differentiating […]

Feb
7
2017

Studying Abroad Doesn’t Have to Cost an Arm and a Leg

Do your research and find out about available scholarships. Did you know, every year millions of dollars in scholarships, bursaries and financial aid are left untouched.  There are tons of scholarships available at provincial level (check the Ontario Student Assistance Program – OSAP if you are based in Ontario), federal level and internationally. If you’re looking to join the almost 30,000 Canadians studying in the USA, find out more about the Killam Fellowships Program, for […]

Feb
1
2017

Top Tips for Thriving on your Semester Abroad – by Megan Brickley

Make an Effort with International and Local People A semester abroad is a unique opportunity to make a wide circle of international and local friends. Whether it’s cooking a meal for your host family, or simply striking up a conversation with the person next to you in class, endeavoring to have a diverse circle of local and international friends will enhance your experience. Ask Around About Where to Spend Money Although you will probably begin […]

Dec
27
2016

Studying and Working in Australia: Best Cities and Towns – by Maria Nieves

Studying in Australia is so much more than simply going to school, passing your exams and earning good grades – it’s about exploring the culture of this wonderful country and becoming a true Aussie in the process. Once you arrive here, you’ll have plenty of time to travel the entire continent and meet various people, from the urban and busy citizens of Melbourne and Sydney to indigenous Australians. And, of course, you are going to […]

Oct
24
2016

Why the Costa del Sol, Spain, is a Great Place to Study Abroad – article by Gemma Harris

If you have considered Spain as your choice for study abroad, then you may automatically have considered the most publicised and biggest cities – Barcelona and Madrid. Without a doubt, these cities are vibrant, buzzing, and alive, with gorgeous architecture, tons of opportunity for sightseeing, and fabulous schools and colleges. However, big cities aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. Take nature lovers and those who partake in outdoor activities – for them, proximity to the mountainside […]

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