Tagged Study Abroad

You owe it to yourself to study abroad

By Tommy Osborne, March 14 2019 — Over the past six months, I’ve studied abroad in Tokyo. Participating in the University of Calgary’s study abroad program has been one of the best decisions of my life, even though it was intimidating to move away from home for so long. Now, halfway through my study abroad experience, I’ve had the chance to…

Reflecting on studying abroad in Calgary

By Siobhan Fletcher, March 29 2018 — Stepping onto a nine-and-a-half hour flight to the other side of the world alone can be a daunting experience, especially when that flight is taking you to a foreign university where you don’t know anyone for several months. Not to mention the thoughts like, “What if I don’t…

U of C revises international travel policy

By Josh Harkema, November 29 2016 — (With files from Scott Strasser) In response to the changing risk factors faced by staff and students travelling internationally, the University of Calgary has revised and upgraded its international travel policy and procedure. U of C director of risk management and insurance Janet Stein said the university’s previous…

Go Global Day highlights travel opportunities for students

By Saima Asad, October 4 2016 — The University of Calgary’s Go Global Day came to MacHall on Sept. 28, where representatives from multiple organizations gave information on how students can internationalize their degrees. The U of C Centre for International Students and Study Abroad (CISSA) coordinated the annual event. “The goal of Go Global…

Administrative fee scrapped for group study abroad programs

By Scott Strasser, September 1 2016 — University of Calgary students participating in group study abroad programs will have to shell out less cash to travel the world from now on. The U of C’s Tuition and Fee Consultation Committee has removed a $150 administrative fee for students taking part in the programs. Former Students’…

Alberta Abroad program coming to a close

By Cynthia Kwan, July 26 2016 — A popular international internship program for university graduates in Alberta is on its last legs. According to a recent announcement on their website, the internship program Alberta Abroad has been cancelled by the Ministry of Advanced Education for financial reasons. “Our government is committed to enhancing access to foundational…

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