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.