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May
8
2015

2015 BCSA Contest Winner

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Study and Go Abroad recently sponsored the BC Study Abroad Consortium’s 2015 Photo Contest. Students were asked to send in stories, photos and albums from their travels and study abroad experiences. To give you some background on BC Study Abroad – BCSA is a consortium which helps make short-term study abroad more accessible, affordable and enjoyable for students from BC post-secondary institutions. The BCSA contest is hosted annually, so remember to check back again next […]

Mar
17
2015

10 Skills to Add to Your Résumé after Studying Abroad

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So you studied abroad and it was the best experience of your life. The only problem is, while you were abroad, everyone else was busy doing internships and gaining experience so that they can find a job after graduation. Should you have done the same? Not at all! Studying abroad is an accomplishment and the transferable skills you gained from it are the tools you’ll need to succeed in your career (and in life). So […]

Feb
23
2015

Study and Go Abroad Fairs kick off this Wednesday, February 25th

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Gen Y generation is the ‘study abroad’ generation – never has it been more important to get out there and see, live and experience the world.  Employers are looking for ‘global citizens’ as most companies interact internationally, or impact the global world in some way or other.  Soft skills developed while studying abroad, from learning a language to flexibility, independence, problem-solving and understanding and appreciating other cultures, will differentiate you from your peers when interviewing for […]

Sep
10
2014

Canada’s Rallying Cry – GO ABROAD! – by Melissa Nisbett, CBIE

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Jenny Perla Leon had the experience of a lifetime this summer. She travelled to Ghana as a Centennial College student, part of a group of six Nursing and eight Early Childhood Education students during a Global Citizenship and Equity Learning Experience (GCELE), working on community development initiatives in education and health. Her visit occurred during the height of World Cup fever and she witnessed the feeling of unity that takes place during “the beautiful game.” “Our group […]

Sep
4
2014

Study in Germany and live the German dream

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Situated right in the heart of Europe, Germany has undergone a bumpy road throughout the course of history to become a leading economic and political force in the World. Persistency and perspective work ethics in addition to the good will of the German nation made Germany blossom again after an exuberating downfall in the Second World War. Reminiscent of such an era persist to this day, in every corner of the country remembering the deeds […]

Aug
9
2014

Back to school basics – tips for flying back to campus from CATSA

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September is right around the corner and that means university and college students are heading back to school. But before hitting the books, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has a few tips for those flying back to campus to make sure students get a passing grade at the airport. Travelling with electronics You and your electronics will pass through security quickly if you take your laptop out of its case and put it […]

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