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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


New School of Engineering at Imperial College London

Today, Sir James Dyson announces the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. The new School will develop the next generation of much-needed graduate engineers and technology leaders. James Dyson said: “We want to create engineers who are bold and commercially astute. They will use their skills, nurtured in the Dyson School, to develop future technology that will catalyse Britain’s economic growth.” The Dyson School will be housed on the iconic Exhibition Road […]


10 Skills to Add to Your Résumé after Studying Abroad

So you studied abroad and it was the best experience of your life. The only problem is, while you were abroad, everyone else was busy doing internships and gaining experience so that they can find a job after graduation. Should you have done the same? Not at all! Studying abroad is an accomplishment and the transferable skills you gained from it are the tools you’ll need to succeed in your career (and in life). So […]


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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