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For Your Information - 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"). - 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 - 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. - why study abroad, preparing to go abroad, packing lists, articles on culture shock, dealing with discrimination and coming home.

Cultural Shock at - 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 - 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 - this article is written for parental audience. However, may be applied to oneself-10 reasons to study abroad.

Articles about Studying Abroad:


The Chronicle of Higher Education: Study Abroad's New Focus is Job Skills

Colleges strive to translate students' experience for employers.

October 17, 2010

Inside Higher Education: Academic Outcomes of Study Abroad

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.

July 13, 2010

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


Exploring the Impact of Study Abroad on Students’ Intercultural Communication Skills: Adaptability and Sensitivity by Tracy Rundstrom Williams