Study Abroad Articles and Advice

Study abroad, international work and volunteer programs help diaspora youth reconnect with their ancestral homes.
The value of studying abroad as part of post-secondary education cannot be overstated, and racialized students have been missing out. But this is starting to change. 
I went to Italy to learn about food. Instead, I found myself savouring the slowness of life and the connections I made.  
I decided to continue studying in the UK, rather than return home to Canada. Here’s why.
For anyone living and working in Thailand, learning the language will help deepen your understanding of the culture.
Dust off your passport. Study abroad can be affordable.
Signing up for a homestay means navigating a new culture, family and diet. From dietary restrictions to vehement dislikes, here's how to find your place at the table. 
For academics, scholars and researchers, travelling to international conferences means sharing ideas, accessing new resources and expertise and, of course, eating free pastries.
Essential advice from an international student on getting your paperwork in order.
From wine tasting courses to cooking classes, take your French immersion to a new level. (Sponsored content.)
When you’re alone and far from home, mental health issues can be magnified. How to cope during a semester abroad.
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