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Mar
21
2016

Make your vacation more rewarding with Not Just Tourists – by Akorede Amosun

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Did you know that over 500 tons of usable medical supplies are wasted in Canada every year? Not Just Tourists Toronto does! There are millions of people in the developing world that suffer from a lack of access to these same supplies, NJTT is a non-political, non-religious, volunteer based project that is focused on getting medical supplies to those who can’t afford them. Through donations from Canada’s hospitals, clinics, medical suppliers and individuals, NJTT has […]

Oct
25
2015

Healthy eating tips for study abroad trips … by Shelly Stinson

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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 […]

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 […]

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