Resources and Articles
For Your Information
Voyage.gc.ca - the government of Canada's website has a tonne of different resources, checklists, and travel tips. As well, the Go Abroad Coordinator has several handy, pocket-sized reference manuals before you travel abroad ("Bon Voyage, But," "Her Own Way: A Woman's Guide to Safe and Successful Travel," "Working Abroad: Unravelling the Maze," and "Canadian Consular Services").
GoAbroad.com - GoAbroad.com is the leading international education and experiential travel resource. Includes a customizable search feature and directories for studying, working, volunteering, teaching, and obtaining a degree abroad.
Study Abroad Student Handbook at StudentsAbroad.com - great resource for several countries around the world, focusing on American students travlling abroad. Thorough checklists and a comprehensive listing of online resources to help with the move to Canada.
DiversityAbroad.com - why study abroad, preparing to go abroad, packing lists, articles on culture shock, dealing with discrimination and coming home.
Cultural Shock at DiversityAbroad.com - description of the four stages of cultural shock along with symptoms, characteristics, and how to deal with each stage.
Study Abroad Safety Tips for Female Students at IIEPassport.org - here you will find safety tips for female students along with information about different countries and Consulates.
Reasons to Encourage your Children to Study and Live Abroad at shelteroffshore.com - this article is written for parental audience. However, may be applied to oneself-10 reasons to study abroad.
Articles about Studying Abroad:
Colleges strive to translate students' experience for employers.
October 17, 2010
In University knowledge of cultural practices and context compared to students in control groups. They’ve also found that studying abroad helps, rather than hinders, academic performance of at-risk students.
Looking at new survey findings that show how children and students who live abroad for a year and study, benefit for life from the experience.
Oct 4, 2008
"Creating Global Citizens Through Study Abroad" by Carol Bellamy and Adam Weinburg