Congratulations on taking your first step to what will be an amazing experience. Study abroad is a wonderful opportunity to experience new cultures, languages and people. Rather than pass through as a tourist you will become part of the culture and fabric of your host country. You will develop friendships that will last a life time and gather memories that will stay with you forever. Challenges become opportunities and opportunities become adventures!
Studying abroad gives you a whole new perspective on life. It opens your eyes and mind. The benefits are both personal and academic. The lessons you learn will broaden your horizon and provide you with a more comprehensive world view.
Five reasons to study abroad:
Study abroad gives your future employer the opportunity to see how self reliant and motivated you are. These experiences will cast your resume in a unique light and help you stand out from the crowd. Total immersion in a foreign language will give you a new level of skill and understanding, which is essential for many employment opportunities.
Victoria College offers many bursaries and opportunities for financial aid. Victoria College offers up to $2000 for approved study abroad opportunities. Please contact the Coordinator, International Student Life and Study Abroad
firstname.lastname@example.org for further details. The Victoria College Registrar's Office offers support and assistance with transfer credits. Every major field of study can partake, and study abroad is an experience available for every student. If a full year abroad does not work with your particular field of study there are other options, such as a summer or semester. The Summer Abroad programs are designed to enrich students’ academic lives by providing an exciting and educational international experience.
There are two offices at the University of Toronto who are dedicated to supporting students who are interested in studying abroad: