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The Alliance Abroad Community and COVID-19

March 10, 2020As COVID-19 (coronavirus) and related travel restrictions make headlines worldwide, I want you to know that we are tracking this issue closely. The health and safety of our Alliance Abroad...
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Why Should I Work Abroad in Australia?

So you’ve been thinking about a work abroad program and you keep hearing about Australia.  It’s so cool.  It’s so big.  Awesome beaches.  Awesome people.  Non-stop party.  Culture.  Driving on the wrong side...
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Shouting at the Pub

In Australia, pubs are a thing.  You’ll be in one at some point, even if you don’t drink alcohol.  They are the center of the community and an important part of the...
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The Australian Fashion Police at Work and Play

Some days you just aren’t feeling it.  The suit and tie, the heels and skirt, the uniform that regardless of gender we all have to shrug on in order to go...
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Tips for Surviving a Work and Travel Program in Australia

Australia is a great place to work, and it may be the best place in the world to live – at least according to the Aussies.  Outgoing, adventurous, and fun, Australians are...
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James Bell, Adam Cooper

Alliance Abroad Group Announces Two New Senior Executives

For Immediate Release 10/17/2019Alliance Abroad Group (AAG) proudly announces the promotion of James Bell from President of USA  to Chief Operating Officer of Global Operations.  In addition, AAG is pleased...
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St. George's School for Girls

St George’s Home for Girls: A Promise Kept

The greatest gifts are seldom the biggest ones, or the most expensive ones. Often, what can seem to be a little gesture can have a profound effect. It can even...
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Hospitality to Spare

Laura knows hospitality, she grew up with it.  As a little girl in Johannesburg, South Africa, she often heard her grandmother quote the bible verse “Do not neglect to show...
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Maria Sanchez

Sometimes it’s the chef that comes out perfectly prepared

It was a job she never imagined taking in the first place, in a country that wasn’t her own. On her last day, she couldn’t imagine ever leaving.The idea of...
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Exchange Day: The Journey of Cultural Exchange through Community

What connects us to one another; brings us together? The question of ‘how communities come together,’ and more importantly, ‘how communities stay together' has always been a relevant facet of the...
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