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Vancouver Study and Go Abroad Fair highlights university programs abroad

Exhibitors at the Study and Go Abroad Fair, organized by Recruit in Canada, Canada’s largest international university Fairs, on September 26th will include top universities from the UK, USA, Australia, Switzerland, France, Turkey, Israel, Italy, Korea, New Zealand and the Caribbean as well as a delegation of representatives from 11 top universities from China, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Exhibiting institutions will showcase programs in Medicine, Law, Pharmacy, Hotel Management, Business, Forestry, Technology, Science, Engineering, and Culinary and Liberal Arts, among other fields. Exhibitors looking for gap year and other travel options such as volunteering, work abroad, internships and language training are encouraged to visit the Travel Zone. The fairs are open to the public and admission is free of charge.

“Visitors to the expo have a fantastic opportunity to meet face-to-face with university representatives to find out more about how they can study abroad and make their dreams a reality. We have a great line-up of universities, and student travel organizations offering adventure travel and gap year options, volunteer programs and work abroad. I would encourage students to bring their friends and family to this inclusive, free event,” says Katie Idle, Director of Sales and Marketing.

The expo starts at 3 p.m., but visitors are invited to come early at 2 p.m. to attend our feature seminar on Scholarships: Tips and Myths. Other seminars taking place during the day include Exciting Career Opportunities In Hospitality, Tourism, Event, Sport and Entertainment Management; Become a Veterinarian in five years, direct from high school; London calling – distinguish yourself at King's College London, University of London; and Study Medicine in the UK!

Seminar schedules and exhibitor profiles can be found online, along with details of our Grand Prize Draw. Prizes include a return international flight on Air Canada and a volunteer trip to Africa, donated by Developing World Connections.

Location and times:

Vancouver: Thursday, September 26th, Vancouver Convention Centre, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free seminars are offered throughout the day beginning at 2 p.m. with feature seminar on Scholarships: Tips and Myths.

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