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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 […]


Looking for more than a year of travel for your gap year?


The fact that you’re reading this blog tells me you’re different from the rest. You want to explore, see the world, and carve an exciting path into the future. I went to the Queen’s Commerce program after high school, and despite it being an incredibly rigorous academic setting, I found my head somewhere else in the first two years. My grades were much lower than in high school, and I was didn’t have the same […]


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


“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 […]


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


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 […]


Playwriting competition offering the chance to win £1000 and a trip to London is now open


Playwrights from all over the world can now submit their entries to a playwriting competition with a range of exciting prizes including a trip to London. Trinity College London’s fourth annual International Playwriting Competition is now open, and there are two categories: Plays for Young Performers and Plays for Teenage Audiences. The winner in each category will receive £1,000 and a trip to London to see their play performed in a West End theatre. Runners […]


Study and Go Abroad Fair – starts this weekend!


Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo is back .. check out the schedule below to see when we are visiting a city near you: September 21, 2013 – TORONTO – Metro Toronto Convention Centre September 22, 2013 – OTTAWA – Ottawa Convention Centre  September 24, 2013 – HALIFAX – Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 September 26, 2013 – VANCOUVER – Vancouver Convention Centre September 28, 2013 – CALGARY – BMO Centre, […]