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Useful Websites

MyWorldAbroad

Develop your International IQ, build strong cross-cultural skills and learn about international job hunting –these credentials will prepare you for future work in the global economy. Find the international program or position that fits your style with more than 1,800 pages of information and 4,000 searchable resources and employer profiles. This easy-to-use interactive online guide provides thousands of practical strategies as well as tips, quizzes and videos.

*To access this FREE resource, log into your myTrent account, go to the Support tab and find the MyWorldAbroad icon for under "Campus Support".


Country Insights

From Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. This website has descriptions and insights on all aspects of culture and communication in any country in the world, including everything from displays of emotion to dress norms, to which types of humour people enjoy.

Wikitravel

An extensive user-edited travel guide including popular and off-the-beaten-path travel destinations, travel alerts, upcoming international events and festivals, cultural information and phrasebooks.

Travel Reports and Warnings

A guide for Canadians travelling worldwide. Includes tips on travel, currency and climate. Also provides up-to-date travel advisories and warnings.

Time Zone Converter

Find out what time it is, anywhere in the world.

Rail Europe

Find rail passes, discounts, accommodations and train schedules for travelling around Europe.

Currency Converter

See how much your CAD$ are worth abroad.

Study Abroad Directory

A directory to aid students seeking opportunities to study abroad.

languagecourse.net

A 3rd-party service not affiliated with Trent, offering access to and comparisons of approximately 4000 language courses world-wide.

 

In-Office Resources

 

There are many useful resources in the Study Abroad Office and the TIP Office, including partner institution profiles, pre-departure information, cross-cultural learning and re-entry information.

You can also check out our Winter 2016 Volunteer Schedule where we have both incoming and returning exchange students in the office for anyone to come by and ask about our program or specific information on countries or institutuions.  Our office is located in Champlain College Room 301 so come by and ask questions.

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