Thursday, 16 April 2015

Summer program in Ireland or Costa Rica!

Bridge Education Abroad Institute (BEAI) plans short programs all across the world to provide students with unique opportunities to experience different political cultures while strengthening their leadership and diplomacy skills. Our programs draw a diverse group of students together from all over the world to discuss pressing global issues while exchange cultural values. In a rapidly globalizing world, we believe these experiences are invaluable to the success of students in the global job market.

For the summer of 2015, we have one program scheduled in Dublin, Ireland and San Jose, Costa Rica during June, July and August. This program will include lectures from experienced professors and guest speakers from all over the globe, including the United States of America. A few of our professors include:


·  Professor James Carras – 
   Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. (Costa Rica)

·      Previous Professor at M.I.T’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning
·      Previous Community Development Advisor to the Mayor of Boston


·  Prof. Dr. Timoey Agarin – 
   Prof. at the school of politics and international studies at Queens University 
   Belfast(Ireland)

·    Director of the Centre for the study of Ethnic Conflict
·    Co-founder of the collaborative research network “Romanis in Europe: probing the limits of integration”


·  Prof. Dr. Rory Costello –  Course Director for European Studies at the University 
   of Limerick. (Ireland)

·    PhD from Trinity College Dublin
·    Previously worked at the University of Twente in the Netherlands and at the London School of Economics.



*All Ireland lectures will be held at Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork. All Costa Rica lectures will be held in San Ramon.


The students will enrich their knowledge of Costa Rica & Ireland’s history, international politics, and economics while also enjoying travel to famous and historic places. We also encourage students to get to know one another and share cultural values through planned social events.

 Ireland
·         A tour of the Dáil (Irish Parliament)
·         Field trips to Blarney Castle
·         City of Lahinch
·         Cliffs of Moher (Ireland’s most popular attraction) and more

Costa Rica

·         Manuel Antonio National Park
·         Volcano Poás
·         Coffee Plantation
·         Sustainable Development Sites

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, email info@beainstitute.org.

To find more information about our program, you may visit:

Ireland: 
www.beainstitute.org/beai/ireland


Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Volunteers needed for You@Waterloo Day!

Volunteers! We need your help.
Come out and join the festivities as we congratulate and welcome our incoming students for September 2015!
Be part of a jam-packed day full of fun and celebration. Answer questions, lead tours, and share your experiences with future Waterloo students. 
Talk about your classes, clubs, and favorite spots to hang out on campus.


What

You@Waterloo Day



When

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015


9:30 am - 2:30 pm


Where


Physical Activities Complex (PAC)

If you’re friendly and passionate about CS, we want you!
Contact Heather Steinmetz for more details: h2steinmetz@uwaterloo.ca

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Free Tickets Now Available for Tech Fest Waterloo

Free Tickets Now Available for Tech Fest Waterloo

The Techvibes Tech Fest is debuting in Waterloo in May.
Tech Fest is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together the fastest growing companies and job seeking talent. At previous events participating companies have showed off their company culture with ice cream sundaes, popcorn machines, fresh-pressed juice, giant lego, massages, and even a foosball tournament. And the highlight? Watch company leaders give a two-minute lightning pitches on why you should work for them; hear what sets them apart and what they're building.
On Thursday, May 21 at 5:30pm, things kick off for Tech Fest at Bingemans in downtown Waterloo. It's our first event in the city and promises to impress.
You can buy a limited-quantity VIP Talent ticket for $15 while supplies last. These tickets score you exclusive early-bird time with the hiring companies—and a free drink, too.
And, as of today, we've also opened up free registration. No early access and no free drink, but if you're on a budget, this is the best way to experience Tech Fest at no cost.
For more information, visit http://www.techvibes.com/blog/free-tickets-now-available-for-tech-fest-waterloo-2015-04-14. 

Monday, 13 April 2015

Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare is hiring External Ambassadors

The Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare is hiring External Ambassadors for the 2015 Year! CUCOH is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in seminars, discussions, debates and workshops about Canadian Healthcare. External Ambassadors are volunteers who are hired to represent CUCOH at their university, while working with the External Relations Coordinators. 

Over three days, 350 delegates from across the country will meet at Queen's University to challenge their views on Canadian healthcare and expose themselves to exciting opportunities they won't find anywhere else. This is the largest conference of its kind in Canada. 

For more information on CUCOH and the application process please visit www.cucoh.com or email external@cucoh.com. Applications are due by May 31, 2015.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Bridge Education Abroad Institute summer programs

On behalf of Bridge Education Abroad Institute (BEAI), I am writing to you today to inform you about our summer programs in South Africa. Our institute plans short programs all across the world, to provide students with unique opportunities to experience different political cultures while strengthening their leadership and diplomacy skills. Our programs draw a diverse group of students together from all over the world to discuss pressing global issues while exchange cultural values. In a rapidly globalizing world, we believe these experiences are invaluable to the success of students in the global job market.

For the summer of 2015, we have programs scheduled in Cape Town and Johannesburg for the months of June, July and August. This program will include lectures from experienced professors and guest speakers from all over the globe, including the United States of America and South Africa. A few of our professors include:

·    Professor Dr. Paul Joseph (Tufts University, USA)- Author and Previous Director of the Peace and Justice Studies Program

-   PHD from UC Berkeley
-  Previous president of the national Peace Studies Association
-   Former Distinguished Chair for the United States-India Education Foundation     (Fulbright program)

·    Professor Dr. Solava Ibrahim (University of Cambridge, UK) – Director of MA in Poverty and Development a the institute for development policy and management

- PHD and MPhil from Cambridge

·    Service Learning Day with Educo Africa (Local NGO)Vision- Young people understanding their roles as powerful agents of change – actively, confidently and positively contributing towards a better global community.

- Paired with 12 local South Africans for a meaningful day of service  

The students will enrich their knowledge of South Africa’s history, international politics, and economics while also enjoying travel to famous and historic places. We also encourage students to get to know one another and share cultural values through planned social events.

·  Nelson Mandela’s Jail Cell at Robben Island
·  Big 5 African Safari
·  Apartheid Museum
·  Visit President Nelson Mandela’s home in the Soweto’s
·  NGO Service Learning day with Local South African Leaders
  
Please Note: We limit our South Africa programs to 12 students per program to enhance the students learning between our professors and students.

Even with the summer close at hand, there are still plenty of students still figuring out their plans for the upcoming break. We hope you will consider recognition of our institute as an option for your students who are looking for international opportunities. We would greatly appreciate if you can pass the information about our program on to your students. If you believe you have students at your university that would be interested in this unique opportunity, please inform them to contact us via info@beainstitute.org

Thank you very much for your support, and to find more information about our program, you may visithttp://www.beainstitute.org/beai/south-africa/


Benjamin Doherty
President | Ben.Doherty@beainstitute.org |+1 (941) 302-0483
www.BEAInstitute.org |2750 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota, FL 34231