Entries in year abroad (6)

Monday
Sep242012

Photo of the Week

What do you think of this week's volunteer photo of the week? This excellent smiling elephant comes courtesy of Krishti Rai who volunteered on Frontier's Nepal Medical Centre project. Be sure to get yourself over to the Frontier Official Facebook page to vote for your favourite Photo of the Week from September.

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Friday
Sep212012

How to use your travels to boost your career

Gap years and sabbaticals are becoming more and more popular for young and old alike. Many who choose to spend this time volunteering also opt to gain a qualification at the same time. As well as experiencing new cultures and learning a variety of transferrable skills, coming home with a recognised qualification will improve your career and employability regardless of which stage of education or employment you are at, making volunteering abroad an invaluable experience.

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Wednesday
Aug152012

7 Tips for Documenting Your Trip

Just booked yourself on a once-in-a-lifetime volunteering trip? Kerry Law, founder of responsible travel website Goodtrippers, shares some tips on the best ways to capture an experience that could be the start of a great blog, book or even travel career. And at the very least your memories will last longer than your suntan...

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Wednesday
Jul182012

Opinions: What the future holds for tomorrow's linguists

Our latest Opinions article comes from Laura Oneill who talks about worrying changes to the format of the year abroad programme for language students in UK universities.

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Friday
Jun012012

Project of the Week: Ecuador Projects

Ecuador is such a great country and we’ve got so many amazing projects out there, from environmental conservation to community teaching. So great is our selection that it proved too tricky to pick just one as project of the week. Therefore, this week we’re going to give you a little taste of a few options open to you in this wonderful country.

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Tuesday
Mar202012

Future Volunteer Interview: Cathy Bremner - Costa Rica Teaching Project

Today we speak to future volunteer Cathy Bremner who later this year will be heading off to Frontier’s Costa Rica Teaching Project. We asked Cathy a few questions about her upcoming trip, finding out what she’s excited about, what she’s going to pack and a few other bits and pieces.

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