Volunteer Abroad: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources
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March 24, 2014
The 2004 tsunami that slammed South East Asia has all but disappeared from the headlines here, but in the year since a group of UBC students has been working quietly to help people in Aceh, Indonesia, rebuild their homes and lives.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
Written by Susan Griffith
February 9, 2015
A year of travelling with purpose is a great way to get out of a work rut. Expert Susan Griffith offers tips to help you prepare for taking time off from your everyday life.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
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March 24, 2014
Attention eco-conscious travellers! This special destination section scans the map for the planet's top biological hotspots. From historical landmarks to reefs and forests, here are 13 eco hotspots you need to see—and ways you can make your travels contribute to their conservation.
Published in Beyond the Guidebook
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October 5, 2017
Anyone with a hammer and a shovel can start an international non-governmental organization, but you'll need more than just good intentions to make it work.
Published in Work Abroad
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March 4, 2015
Looking to hit the road with your stethoscope? Here's how to put your degree to work overseas.
Published in Work Abroad
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December 19, 2013
Faced with myriad choices, how do you find a credible volunteer abroad organization?
Published in Volunteer Abroad
Written by Susan Griffith
February 9, 2015
Is the world really your oyster? Expert Susan Griffith presents the second part of her article on grown-up gap years, with insight on the practical reality of volunteering abroad.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
Written by Andrea Gourgy
September 24, 2018
Travel around the world on an empty wallet? Yes, it is possible.
Published in Budget Traveller
Written by Jeff Minthorn
March 4, 2015
Each year, more and more young Canadians are choosing to augment their education by taking time out to travel—a trend that is being encouraged by educators and employers alike.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
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March 19, 2014
How a young Canadian organized and funded his own journey to Pakistan where he volunteered in a refugee camp on the Afghan border.
Published in Why we travel
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