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A Canadian in Fleet Street

It didn’t matter how much it cost. Ryerson Journalism student, Ann Brown, was determined to study overseas. Ann studied at City University in London England from January to March 2001. In addition to coursework, she did an internship at Leisure and Hospitality Business Magazine. “London is a media hub: the opportunities are unbelievable. Everyone has their noses in a newspaper,” Ann said... > [more] Canadian Article Search

BRAIN DRAIN!

If you are planning on becoming a nurse, research scientist, doctor or engineer, chances are you’ll think about moving to the U.S. when you graduate. A lot of people call this “brain drain” a Canadian disaster. In the brain drain debate, the government’s statistics show there isn’t a problem. But don’t tell that to Canadian educators and professional organizations. According to their personal ... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Conquering the Hurdles

You're interested in studying abroad, but are worried it'll cost too much, you'll be homesick the second you arrive and you won't have anything to show for it except a postcard or two? Don't worry, most of the common misconceptions around studying abroad don't even apply anymore. The industry regarding education abroad has grown and developed into a smoothly run system. Campus Starter debunks some... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Have You Got What it Takes?

Overseas volunteer organizations aren't picky when it comes to candidates but they do require a big heart, a love of adventure and a little bit of sweat. The thousands of Canadian youth who plunge into volunteer work in countries from Costa Rica to Kenya easily meet these requirements. Overseas experience appeals to students looking to help a good cause for either resume-boosting international... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Learning to Live on Your Own

During my year studying in Grenoble, France, I made a lot of great new friends, breathed clean mountain air through my open window every morning and developed my French at breakneck speed. I had my battles with homesickness and culture shock, but in the end it was one of the best times of my life. Why decide to study abroad? There are many good reasons to study abroad, but what is it th... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Looking for a Way to Expand Your Horizons?

I wouldn't be in the position I am now without the diversified experience I gained through exchange programs during my schooling. The editor who first hired me as his "rookie freelance writer" in Prince George, BC said I had 'gumption.' He told me he was impressed the day I walked confidently into his office and said, "Hello sir, I am a graduate of a four year English Literature program, and I'm i... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Minding the Gap

You're at the dinner table when your parental factor asks what you'll be doing after high school. With a flick of the wrist you cram a forkful of chicken into your mouth in hopes of buying some time to form your response. While not totally shocked, you are however, instantly confronted with how best to explain the gap year. Should you start off with references to the Royal Family and how Prince... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Not Your Typical Spring Break...

Sure, hundreds of students might clamour to the beaches, but wouldn't you rather do that in another country? Try taking advantage of the time during spring break and the summer to pursue your studies overseas. This enriching, exciting experience allows you to complete an educational program in another country of your choice. Building your future and a vacation—sounds good, right? So, now what?... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Study Abroad for the Canadian Student

Studying abroad can be the experience of a lifetime. It gives students the opportunity to discover the world for themselves — to experience a new culture and a new language, and to develop valuable life skills along the way. Studying abroad instills maturity, independence and confidence, and teaches students to view the world in a new way. And let's face it - it's an experience that looks fantasti... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Teaching ESL

If you've ever thought about travelling to a foreign country or are looking to earn extra money for college or university, a term or two teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) might just be for you. There are excellent employment opportunities available at ESL centres around the world for those who want to teach or tutor in English. While the bulk of overseas teaching opportunities are for ca... > [more] Canadian Article Search

Your Ticket Outta Here!

Teaching English abroad has become a huge industry and competition for jobs overseas can be just as competitive as the job scene here so make sure you're prepared. North American English is the preferred language of business, politics and technology so there are plenty of opportunities to teach English in many non-English speaking countries. The current hotspots are Asia, Central America, West... > [more] Canadian Article Search
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