Ecuador’s stunning diversity of landscapes and cultures belies its relatively small size. From dense jungles to Andean highlands to the renowned biodiversity of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador contains tremendous natural resources, and its culture reflects a combination of indigenous, African, and European influences. Despite these assets, many Ecuadorians still live in poverty, and the country struggles to protect its natural resources. Volunteers are needed to support efforts by nonprofit and government organizations to strengthen education, social programs, and environmental efforts.
Middlesex University is the place to be for students who want to experience everything London has to offer. With a rigorous curriculum and an immense array of courses to choose from, Middlesex earns its reputation as one of the most sought-after institutions of higher education in London. Middlesex has four different campuses located throughout London, each with its own unique character, allowing students to find the academic, extracurricular, and social settings that are right for them. The more than 20,000 students at Middlesex hail from countries all over the world and bring their cultural perspectives with them. That diversity, paired with the academic excellence of Middlesex University, makes for a rich learning environment in an unbeatable location.
Ranked as one of the top universities in Latin America, Universidad Austral provides diverse courses, academically challenging curriculum and extracurricular activities for international students and Argentines alike. With courses taught in both English and Spanish, students have the option to take courses that not only fit their career goals, but also their language preference. In addition, the campus is home to eight institutes dedicated to various academic studies, which provides opportunities for virtually any major. The University’s campus in Buenos Aires is the perfect opportunity for international students to explore Argentine culture. Known as the “Paris of the South”, Buenos Aires offers students an affordable and rewarding alternative to studying abroad in Europe. Students enjoy week nights out tango dancing, watching fútbol or visiting museums in central Buenos Aires, while weekends are ideal for planning adventurous excursions to the countryside that include hiking, trekking, swimming, camping and skiing.