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Study Abroad

Thinking about taking a year off to travel or explore possibilities?

Check out the websites below.

Study & Go Abroad Fair

Each year there is a fair held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Free Admission

Opportunities for Graduates

Thinking about working and traveling abroad? If you are a Canadian Citizen between 18 and 35, International Experience Canada can help you get a work permit (sometimes called a work visa).  Choose from over 30 countries and territories and:

visit:      http://CANADA.CA/IEC

Learn French! is a database of resources to enhance the curriculum and inspire students to learn French in an interactive and engaging way.

Student Volunteer/Employment/Credit/Exchange Programs

*CDDHS does not endorse any particular exchange/volunteer program.

 They are simply advertised as a resource for parents/students.

Credit/Employment Programs


Blyth Academy
  •  Study abroad – March Break & summer program


Georgia Hardy Tours
  • Students 15 – 19
  • High school credit courses in Europe


Global Journeys
  • Summer high school credit courses and March Break programs


MEI International Academy

*UGDSB approved curriculum

  • Semester, summer, on-line
  • March Break programs


Ontario Ranger
  • Must be 17 by December 31 but not 18
  • Summer employment


International Experience Canada
  • Government of Canada program designed for youth (18+) wishing to travel & work abroad.


Edu Travel
  • Earn high school credits in summer or March Break
  • Various locations around the world

Volunteer and Exchange Programs:



AFS Interculture Canada

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Exchange & study abroad programs
  • Host family programs

ASEE Student Exchange Program

  • Various locations around the world

CEEF (Canadian Education Exchange Foundation)

  • International student exchange
  • 3 month and summer

International Student Exchange Ontario

  • 9 & 12 week exchanges
  • Summer program

Lattitude Global Volunteering


  • For people aged 17 – 25
  • 4 – 12 months
  • Organizations in over 20 countries


Projects Abroad

  • For people aged 16 – 75
  • International Volunteer

Volunteer Abroad

  • For students aged 16 – 19
  • 2 weeks, July and August


  • International student exchange


YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange

  • Summer work student exchange
  • Students aged 16 – 19
  • French immersion in Canada