Discover Your Next Adventure at Study and Go Abroad's Seminars

By Study and Go Abroad Modified on August 29, 2022
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SAGA Education Fairs are back in person from Sept. 22-29 in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, and Calgary. Visit these seminars to learn more about schools, programs, and experiences.

 Study and Go Abroad Seminars are Ready — Discover Your Next Adventure!

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It’s that time of year again! Education fairs are just beginning and now’s the time to start your search for schools! Whether you’re applying for your first year in university or college or you’re looking to continue your education after completing your bachelor’s degree, education fairs are the best way to explore your options.

This year, the Study and Go Abroad (SAGA) Education Fairs are back in person across the country! You can join us for free in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, and Calgary from September 22-29. Whether you want to study in Canada or go abroad, there’ll be schools from all over the world for you to explore. One of the best features of SAGA fairs are the seminar presentations that are hosted by some schools in attendance.

Why you should attend SAGA seminar presentations

At each fair, there are free 50-minute information sessions where you’ll have the chance to meet official school or company representatives and learn more about your specific areas of interest. There are many benefits to sitting in on presentations that target your interests, such as:

  • discover how you can fund your education with scholarships
  • get a better idea of what it takes to study abroad
  • discover admission requirements
  • explore your student life options: clubs, sports, etc.
  • learn more about specialized information regarding specific programs
  • have all your questions answered immediately (no waiting for an email reply!)
  • create connections at the school
  • get a personalized introduction to each school
  • explore what careers your program could lead to

Now that you know why you should participate in the free seminar presentations, check out some of the presentations that are offered in each city:

Toronto — September 22

There are presentations at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre every hour from 2pm-8pm. Get a taste of what kinds of presentations you can expect:

3pm: How a law degree from the UK can transform your future

At 3pm you can hear from Dr. Kevin Brown from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) to learn more about how a law degree from a UK school can open doors for you to practice in Canada and elsewhere. Discover what kinds of experiences you may encounter based on a recent Canadian alumni’s time at QUB’s law school.

6pm: The University of Manchester: is the UK right for me?

Have you always wanted to study abroad? Have you considered the UK? At 6pm, you can hear from Anuki Iloabachie, an international officer from the University of Manchester to discover if and when studying in the UK is right for you. Discover your options of how you can study in the UK and what student life would be like for you as an international student.

Check out the full schedule for Toronto

Montréal — September 24

Discover your interests at the seminar presentations taking place at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal from 12pm-5pm. Here’s a sneak peak of what type of presentations you can expect:

1pm: Fast track your language learning with EF

At 1pm, you can discover EF International Language Campuses to learn about how you could participate in a language immersion program. The fastest way to learn a foreign language is by immersing yourself right into the culture. Spend two weeks in a French course on the beaches of Nice, nine months learning Italian in Rome, or anything in between. There are plenty of opportunities where you can embark on a journey learning new languages in culturally rich cities.

2pm: Choose Humanitas University (Italy) for a top quality medical education

Learn more about Humanitas University’s English-taught six-year degrees in Medicine and Surgery and MEDTEC (Medicine and Biomedical Engineering) at 2pm with Mr. Michelangelo La Torre. Discover how you can set yourself up for a global career by studying at a specialist university with a renowned Hospital and Research Centre on your doorstep.

Check out the full schedule for Montréal

Ottawa — September 25

At the Shaw Centre, you’ll find presentations every hour from 12pm-5pm. Some presentations you can expect to see are:

3pm: KAUST — an unparalleled graduate-level STEM experience

At 3pm, you can join Greg Murphy and Dina Alamoudi from KAUST, a STEM graduate-level research university, located on the banks of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. KAUST focuses on five areas of global significance: Energy, Water, Environment, Food/Health, and Digital Technologies. So, whether you’re wanting to do a Master’s or PhD degree, KAUST will provide you with a comprehensive fellowship which covers your tuition fees, accommodation, health insurance, and a generous monthly stipend.

4pm: Funding U.S. study

Hear from Jenika Heim from EducationUSA to discover how Canadians fund their U.S. studies. You’ll learn about the Fulbright scholarship, Killam fellowship, and other scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships. Whether you’re studying an undergraduate or graduate degree in the U.S., you’ll learn about your funding options. Make sure you come prepared with questions to learn how you can get the most funding possible.

Check out the full schedule for Ottawa

Vancouver — September 27

Explore the exciting seminars available to you from 1pm-6pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre. You’ll find seminars like:

2pm: Take the leap and study business in Europe

If you’re business-savvy and interested in pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Barcelona, you can hear from Gla Vivancos from TBS Education in Barcelona at 2pm. TBS Education is a business school with AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS international accreditations — something that is only found in 1% of business schools in the world! You’ll study in the school’s new eco-friendly and state-of-the-art campus in the 22@, the district of knowledge, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

3pm: Those who can — do it in the UK!

Are you interested in a program and career in health? Join the University of Cumbria at 3pm to explore your options from Nursing and Occupational Therapy through to Physiotherapy, Psychology, and Sports Rehabilitation. Everything you need to know will be covered in this presentation.

Check out the full schedule for Vancouver

Calgary — September 29

Join us at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park for lively presentations from 1pm-6pm. Discover presentations like:

2pm: Boarding school? The UK should be your first choice

At 2pm, you can hear from Jo Bain, a representative from Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate, an international boarding school for boys and girls from the ages of five to eighteen. Located in the beautiful countryside in England, you’ll find plenty of extra-curricular options and expertise in sports and the arts for an unrivalled student experience. You’ll learn about UK education and how you’ll develop knowledge, skills, and experience beyond the classroom.

3pm: Study in the UK at the University of Birmingham, a top 100 university

The University of Birmingham, a research-intensive university located in the second-largest city in the UK, is consistently ranked amongst the top 100 universities globally. At 3pm, you can discover your opportunities in all major disciplines, including Business, Engineering, Science, Humanities, Law, and Social Sciences. Find out what your future at the University of Birmingham could look like.

Check out the full schedule for Calgary

Featured seminar: finding and applying for scholarships

At every fair, you can hear from Logan Bright, the managing editor of to discuss how you can find scholarships, bursaries, and awards that match your needs. Debunk common scholarship myths, embrace the realities of applying to scholarships, and get the best advice on all things scholarships.

Explore the Finding and Applying for Scholarships seminar at each fair:

  • Toronto: 2pm
  • Montréal: 12pm
  • Ottawa: 12pm
  • Vancouver: 1pm
  • Calgary: 1pm

If any of these presentations pique your interest, make sure you arrive on time as seating is limited — and don’t forget to bring your questions! We can’t wait to see you in person this September!

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