Oct
25
2015

Healthy eating tips for study abroad trips … by Shelly Stinson

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 […]

Oct
20
2015

Applying to the College of ‘Everyone Gets a Chance’ – by Elaine Carsley

Applying to college today is a grown-up’s job. When I was 16, I learned to parallel park. I was a semi-accomplished pianist, an actress and singer, a lifeguard at the local pool where I worked on my tan and my social life. My thoughts were focused deeply – exclusively – on the here and now – grownup-hood seemed imaginary and remote. College was the furthest thing from my mind. Remember it was the early 90’s. […]

Sep
19
2015

STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIRS FALL 2015 – START 2 WEEKS FROM TODAY

OTTAWA – TORONTO – VANCOUVER – CALGARY – EDMONTON Looking for your next step in education or to travel?  If you’re considering an undergrad or postgrad degree or a shorter-term program abroad, or are looking to travel for a gap year or in your vacation, this expo is for you! The Study and Go Abroad Fair will feature: Top-ranked universities from around the world Undergrad and postgrad degree programs Gap Year options Work abroad, volunteering, […]

May
8
2015

2015 BCSA Contest Winner

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.

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 […]

Mar
27
2015

Teenagers Abroad Summer 2015 Scholarship

For the first time, Teenagers Abroad is proud to offer a summer scholarship to one bright young mind who is inspired and motivated to learn a new language abroad. What is the competition: Win a 4-week language program (standard – 20 lessons per week), not including airfare.The scholarship will run from Sunday August 2, 2015 to August 29, 2015.  If the student selects Playa del Carmen, Malta or Brighton, accommodation will be included in the […]

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