Melissa and Paulo

Meliisa speaking

Melissa was a Georgian College student in the Travel and Tourism program.

Paulo was a Georgian College international student from Brazil.

Melissa and Paulo were selected for the 2017 Social Innovation and Cultural Exchange project, were they completed their co-ops by visiting Asia for 11 weeks to help promote Georgian College. They visited over 20 cities within three countries, including China, Thailand and Viet Nam.

Asia 2017 – Week 11

Week 11 – HCMC, Vietnam – Hanoi, Vietnam

What’s up, everyone?!

We hope that this week you learn some essential information on how you can adjust and adapt to a new culture and your own culture when you return home. If you look up the definition of “reverse culture shock” on google this is what you will find: “The shock suffered by some people when they return home after some years overseas. Read more

Asia 2017 – Week 8 & 9

Week 8 & 9 – Xian – Baoji – Nanjing – Suzhou – Shanghai

Yes, you read the title correctly! Four train rides, one flight and a lot of coffee! Five cities in two weeks. These past two weeks have been very busy and productive week for our project. We have had many opportunities to share more about what life is like as a student at Georgian College this week and have yet again met so many amazing students, parents and staff in East Asia. Read more