Browsing articles tagged with " Study Abroad"
Nov
7
2014

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

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“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 […]

Oct
30
2014

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

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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 […]

Oct
4
2013

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

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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 […]

Sep
18
2013

Study and Go Abroad Fair – starts this weekend!

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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, […]

Jul
2
2013

Social Media and its impact on the way we communicate when we travel – by Andrei Milosevich

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We’re constantly connected.  There are internet connections everywhere.  Plug into a wall or get it over the air, we’re never far from our online lives.  We share, over share, and watch others share.  These connections, propelled by social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, among a great many others, have not only changed the way we engage with one another, but they’ve changed the way we travel.  This connection means we’re never far from home.  […]

Jun
20
2013

What’s the outlook for the Canadian dollar in the next 12 months? – By Peter Lavelle

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If you plan to study abroad, the value of the Canadian dollar will have a big impact on the affordability of your plans. So what’s in store for the loonie in the next 12 months? Find out here!   If you plan to study abroad, the good news is that the outlook for the Canadian dollar is, on the whole, pretty rosy at the moment. Why? Because Canada’s economy is in good shape, or at […]

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