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Contributed by IES Abroad Films that capture the essence of study abroad are hard to come by. Which is exactly why IES Abroad launched their Study Abroad Film Festival last year. Now in its second year, 45 student films submissions have been narrowed down to 3 finalists by an esteemed jury—and…

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The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is a regular event in the GoAbroad.com calendar each year, and we’re really looking forward to this year’s edition in Cape Town! WYSTC 2015 is the trade event for the youth, student, and educational travel industry and will be taking place in South Africa’s Mother…

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What if you could travel AND get paid to do it? You can! Whether you teach English abroad, become a travel journalist, or even a travel photographer, there are many ways to fund your travel and make your dreams a reality. Now the question is, where do you start? While…

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2015 innovation awards

Each year GoAbroad.com recognizes organizations, institutions, and colleagues that have displayed innovation in international education. The 2015 Innovation Awards event, which took place at Laugh Boston on Thursday, May 28th during the NAFSA annual conference, was the fifth annual, and had a record amount of attendees. The GoAbroad team, together…

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In early May 2015, GoAbroad chose a winner for the Win the World South America Contest in which volunteer programs in Peru, Argentina, and Brazil were included, as well as flights from STA Travel. We couldn’t be more pleased to have chosen Alicia Harris, a recent graduate of Alabama State…

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deirdre bounds volunteering

“if you create something new, customers think you did it for them. If you copy something, then customers think you did it for yourself.”

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Contributed by StudentUniverse When it comes to saving money on travel, timing can be everything. While travelers often look for cheap flights, one aspect of the overall price of travel that is often overlooked is the value of the traveler’s currency in the countries they are visiting. In recent months,…

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Contributed by StudentUniverse Backpacking has become increasingly popular among young travelers, and for good reason. It gives you the freedom to visit a handful of countries in a short amount of time, it encourages light packing (say goodbye to lugging around that roller bag), and it’s sure to land you…

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volunteer in new zealand

At the time of writing, our Product Launch Coordinator, Tonya Tooley is backpacking around New Zealand in search of adventure! Recently she came across an awesome company, Stray New Zealand, which offers a great way to see NZ – a hop-on-hop-off bus! Are you considering adventuring through New Zealand? If…

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Spring 2015 Roadshow Collage

Want to see the world? Now’s your chance to chat with the experts who can help make it happen! The Spring 2015 GoAbroad and STA Travel Roadshow will be setting out across the country starting the week of February 9, 2015 bringing resources and meaningful travel advice directly to students’ fingertips. GoAbroad and STA ambassadors will be answering questions, handing out materials and prizes, and giving expert advice about meaningful travel.

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