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Jan
2
2016

5 great reasons you should study abroad in 2016

Here are just a few good reasons you should consider studying abroad, either for a semester, an academic year, or even a whole degree programs: Land that dream job! Get that competitive edge over your peers when applying for that dream job: the job market is pretty competitive out there, and studying abroad looks great on your resume.  Most organizations work in a global environment, and employers are looking to hire ‘global citizens’ who have […]

Oct
25
2015

Healthy eating tips for study abroad trips … by Shelly Stinson

Studying abroad is a great way to experience some of what life has to offer beyond the boundaries of your hometown, and even your home country. Plus, it gives you the opportunity to see how other people live, work, and socialize. But if you aren’t careful, it can also give you something else: a larger waistline. Studying in general has the ability to make you gain weight. One piece of research published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism found […]

Sep
19
2015

STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIRS FALL 2015 – START 2 WEEKS FROM TODAY

OTTAWA – TORONTO – VANCOUVER – CALGARY – EDMONTON Looking for your next step in education or to travel?  If you’re considering an undergrad or postgrad degree or a shorter-term program abroad, or are looking to travel for a gap year or in your vacation, this expo is for you! The Study and Go Abroad Fair will feature: Top-ranked universities from around the world Undergrad and postgrad degree programs Gap Year options Work abroad, volunteering, […]

May
8
2015

2015 BCSA Contest Winner

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

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

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 […]

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