Browsing articles in "study abroad"
Nov
7
2014

The rising cost of Education and how to fund your university studies

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“A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”  ― Nelson Mandela Education is one of the primary requirements in today’s day and age, but affording it is a luxury. From kindergarten to a post graduate degree – parents struggle to deal with the growing cost of education. Researchers have shown that the cost of education has […]

Oct
30
2014

Top Ten China Treks: From Everest to the Gobi Desert and a week on the Great Wall (Part 2) – by Asmita Sarkar

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Accessible trek: If you are short on time and looking for an amazing trek near one of China’s major airports, try one of these sites.  Many of these do not require a guide or extensive mountaineering training.  Learning Mandarin (basic and conversational) before undertaking these treks is always a good idea. Tiger Leaping Gorge Trekking (near Kunming, home to China’s fourth largest airport): 2-3 days This route, unparallel in beauty, is an UNESCO world heritage […]

Sep
10
2014

Canada’s Rallying Cry – GO ABROAD! – by Melissa Nisbett, CBIE

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Jenny Perla Leon had the experience of a lifetime this summer. She travelled to Ghana as a Centennial College student, part of a group of six Nursing and eight Early Childhood Education students during a Global Citizenship and Equity Learning Experience (GCELE), working on community development initiatives in education and health. Her visit occurred during the height of World Cup fever and she witnessed the feeling of unity that takes place during “the beautiful game.” “Our group […]

Sep
4
2014

Study in Germany and live the German dream

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Situated right in the heart of Europe, Germany has undergone a bumpy road throughout the course of history to become a leading economic and political force in the World. Persistency and perspective work ethics in addition to the good will of the German nation made Germany blossom again after an exuberating downfall in the Second World War. Reminiscent of such an era persist to this day, in every corner of the country remembering the deeds […]

Aug
9
2014

Back to school basics – tips for flying back to campus from CATSA

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September is right around the corner and that means university and college students are heading back to school. But before hitting the books, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has a few tips for those flying back to campus to make sure students get a passing grade at the airport. Travelling with electronics You and your electronics will pass through security quickly if you take your laptop out of its case and put it […]

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 […]