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#TheRoadshow

Want to see the world? #TheRoadshow is your chance to chat with the experts who can help make it happen! The Fall 2015 GoAbroad and STA Travel Roadshow will begin soon, bringing resources and meaningful travel advice directly to students’ fingertips. GoAbroad and STA Travel ambassadors will be answering questions, handing out…

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Contributed by African Impact Have you chosen to volunteer abroad in Africa? Awesome! Now, are you ready? At African Impact, it’s our passion to help match people with the right volunteer projects, so we wanted to share some tips to help you choose how best to make an impact on this…

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IES Abroad intern at her Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum placement in London

Contributed by IES Abroad Ever wanted to intern at a non-profit in Sydney? How about assisting a local theater in London? Or maybe you’re interested in helping a start-up in Rome discover the best food and wine the city has to offer! Interning abroad is a chance to develop global…

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"Piedras Rojas was my favorite place in Chile. I did not know places like it could exist. It was so peaceful, vast and beautiful." San Pedro de Atacama, Chile by Stephanie Quiroz

  GoAbroad.com is pleased to announce the winners of the Learn to Earn Abroad Photo Contest! Thanks to our sponsors, StudentUniverse, MatadorU, and International TEFL Academy, these awesome photographers are getting some pretty sweet prizes. Take a look at the winners here… First Place Winner Kalpa Semasinghe has won an iPhone…

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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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