Welcoming our newest members


WYSE  Work and Volunteer Abroad is happy to announce that new members have joined the network: China Service Center for Educational Exchange is one of the largest cultural exchange organisations in the country and has been sending over eleven-thousand Chinese students and educators to all over the world since 2005. In the past decade, CSCEE has […]

10,000 Canadian visas expected to be snapped up by the Irish


TEN THOUSAND CANADIAN working holiday visas are expected to sell out in Ireland within a day or two. Last year’s allocation of 6,350 visas were snapped up in just 48 hours. This year’s potential jump could mean Canada outstrips Australia as the top destination for emigrants. The sluggish recovery of Ireland’s economy means Irish people […]

Few Europeans taking working holidays

Taiwan working holiday

Taiwan will beef up its efforts to promote working holiday programs with European partner countries, as statistics show that very few European youths have taken advantage of the programs. The government has signed reciprocal working holiday agreements with nine countries, including four European countries: Germany, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Belgium. Each year, thousands of […]

Almost 50,000 Irish took up visas in Australia and Canada last year

Almost 50,000 Irish people took up visas in Australia and Canada last year, an Oireachtas committee has heard. More than 25,800 Irish people received working holiday visas for Australia last year; 4,500 Irish-born citizens became permanent residents of Australia; and 645 were given student visas, said Niall Burgess of the Department of Foreign Affairs. In […]


The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)’s 2012 Annual Report: Delivering Value for Canada’s Tourism Businesses through Innovation and Efficiency examines a fiercely competitive 12 months for the CTC. The marketplace was saturated with exotic destinations and set against a backdrop of global economic volatility, particularly in the Eurozone. The report demonstrates how CTC helps tourism businesses […]


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