Browsing articles tagged with " Australia"

Travel abroad .. and find your soulmate

Born and raised in Vanderhoof, BC, a small town an hour west of Prince George, Jacintha Kulchar had never really considered travelling.  She graduated from the local high school, studied Applied Business Technology program at the College of New Caledonia, and then worked at a veterinary clinic, which seemed a totally logical choice considering her parents raised cattle on their 1000 acres of land.  While working at the clinic, her boss sent her on a […]


Congratulations to our WINNERS

  Congratulations to the winners of our Grand Prize Draw: Moira Richards from Toronto wins the two-week Beaches and Reefs Contiki Holidays Trip in Australia! Sara McKinnon from Alberta wins the eight-week Travel CUTS volunteer trip to Tanzania, Africa. Julia Zu from Vancouver wins a return flight to Australia on Qantas Airlines. Youthink Contest: Congratulations to Adrianna Hansen of Alberta who wins the two-week volunteer trip in Guatemala, offered by Developing World Connections.  


Hello from Down Under!! – Monica Milowski

My name is Monica, and I have been studying at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia for the past 5 months. I am half way through an exchange from UBC.  This has been the experience of a lifetime and so far I don’t regret my decision to come down and explore a whole new part of the world. I have met so many people from different countries,  and learned a lot about […]


Studying Abroad: So much more than classes – by Adrian Oruclar

How studying abroad changed my outlook on life! I’m writing this blog post from one of the many wonderful cafes in downtown Melbourne, Australia, and in three days I hop on a plane to head back home to Canada. Reflecting on the past five months I’ve been in Melbourne as an exchange student, I could never have imagined how amazing this experience was going to be. First, a little bit about myself… My name is […]


Christmas Down Under

A blog post from Guest Blogger Sheila Fee, who is part of the Study and Go Abroad Team. *********** A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go to Australia for Christmas. It was spectacular! We left the cold dreary drizzle of Vancouver late in the evening. On the plane, we tucked in to the usual dinner and movie, deplaned in the middle of the night in Honolulu to look wistfully at the palm […]

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