Browsing articles in "Latin America"
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 [...]

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 [...]

Jan
23
2013

Win a Volunteer Trip to Peru or Guatemala!

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Enter our facebook contest to win a volunteer trip to Peru or Guatemala, offered by Developing World Connections.  The prize is valued at $2000 and includes all in-country expenses, accommodation, food etc. To enter is easy … Tell us why YOU deserve this trip! 3 easy steps to enter this contest: – Make sure you’ve LIKED our facebook page – Write in the Comments box why YOU should win this prize … – Get your [...]

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