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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 […]


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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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 […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


Study and Go Abroad Fair – starts this weekend!


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, […]