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Sep
19
2016

Mark your calendars – the Study and Go Abroad Fair is back!

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STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIR – Sept 24-Oct4 Vancouver – Edmonton – Calgary – Ottawa – Toronto Don’t miss this fall’s events if you are considering studying abroad either short-term or long-term, or even taking a gap year or travelling. This expo has something for everyone, and all the experts under one roof. Here are a few of the main features: Top-ranked universities from around the world Undergrad and postgrad degree programs Gap Year options Work […]

Aug
24
2016

Surviving the Trans Siberian Railway

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It was the trip of a lifetime – taking the almost 8000 km train ride from Moscow to Beijing had been on my bucket list for who knows how long!  I had talked about it, read the Trans Siberian Lonely Planet Guide, researched it on the net .. but somehow never actually got around to doing it .. until one of my friends mentioned that it was on her bucket list too!  Two other people […]

Feb
4
2016

DON’T MISS THE SPRING 2016 STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIR

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Victoria – Vancouver – Montreal – Toronto Boost your resumé by studying abroad!  Most businesses operate in a global environment, and it makes sense that they are looking to hire globally competent employees.  Don’t get left behind! Visit the Study and Go Abroad Fair to start planning your studies abroad, whether it be for a short-term exchange or a whole degree program.  Visit the Travel Zone to find out more about gap year options; volunteering, […]

Jan
22
2016

Everything you always wanted to know about living or studying in France

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High-quality Education. French universities are internationally recognized and provide a wide range of programs. The 83 universities offer programs providing technological and professional coursework and cover all fields of study, and the “Grandes Ecoles” and specialist schools offer programs leading to specific professions. International recognition. The BaMaD reforms (Bachelor- Master – PhD) allow for better integration of study programs at French universities, “Grandes Ecoles” and research institutions within the global market. Top-ranked universities. Many French […]

May
8
2015

2015 BCSA Contest Winner

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Study and Go Abroad recently sponsored the BC Study Abroad Consortium’s 2015 Photo Contest. Students were asked to send in stories, photos and albums from their travels and study abroad experiences. To give you some background on BC Study Abroad – BCSA is a consortium which helps make short-term study abroad more accessible, affordable and enjoyable for students from BC post-secondary institutions. The BCSA contest is hosted annually, so remember to check back again next […]

Apr
28
2015

Study Optometry in the UK – Dr Hannah Bartlett, Aston University, UK.

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What is an optometrist? Optometrists are primary health care specialists trained to examine the eyes to detect defects in vision, signs of injury, ocular diseases or abnormality and problems with general health. A detailed examination of the eye can reveal conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes.  Optometrists make a health assessment, offer clinical advice and when necessary prescribe spectacles or contact lenses. In addition, optometrists can dispense, fit and supply spectacles or contact lenses. Where can […]

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