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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 […]

Apr
30
2014

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The Study and Go Abroad Fairs are held twice a year in various cities in Canada.  The next one will take place this Fall in Vancouver on September 27, Calgary on September 28, Ottawa on October 2 and Toronto on October 4+5.  Mark these dates in your calendar if you have ever considered studying abroad for either a degree, certificate or diploma program.  The expo also features a Travel Zone with student travel organizations promoting […]

Feb
21
2014

Help Sheryhann DJ and Naya KR fundraise for a volunteer trip to Peru

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Sheryhann, winner of the Study and Go Abroad Facebook contest, will be taking a volunteer trip to Peru, with her friend, Naya, donated by contest sponsor, Developing World Connections. Here’s what Shery has to say … We are two ordinary girls who would love to make a difference in other people’s lives. Let us share with you what may be one of the greatest decisions we will make on this journey called life.  What is […]

Oct
29
2013

Prize winner Cassie Rosenfeld takes volunteer trip to Guatemala

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Cassie Rosenfeld won a volunteer trip to Guatemala offered by Developing World Connections in a Study and Go Abroad facebook contest this Spring.  Read about her trip … Last May I won a trip to volunteer in San Miguel Duenas, Guatemala, with Developing World Connections. It was an experience that I will cherish forever. Not only did I make amazing friends from all across Canada and get to see a breathtakingly beautiful country, but I […]

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, […]

May
22
2013

Volunteering in Peru – a life-changing experience …

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“Volunteering will change you in ways you never thought possible”, says Frank Hiebert, who has recently returned from a volunteering trip in Peru, organized by Developing World Connections.  Frank was part of a group of eight, ranging in age from mid 20s to over 60, based in Lima to carry out volunteer work on construction projects in the nearby slum areas. Frank’s accommodation was in a hostel-type hotel in Lima, and every day the group […]

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