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Study Abroad Resources

IIE Passport is a study abroad resource for students offered by the Institute of International Education. You can search their comprehensive database by entering a program name, country, subject, language, level or term. Fulbright Web Online is an online community bringing together Fulbright students, scholars,…

Links to Other Great Housing Resources

Home Exchange Expert Blog Travel thrills Shelley Miller, the home exchange expert. She describes her personal home exchange adventures as the richest experiences of her life. Through her blog, Miller sets out to share her passion, ideas and knowledge for successful home exchanging. WanderingEducators.com –…

University Off Campus Housing Sites

Australia University of New South Wales Useful links from UNSW Human Resources. The Australian National University Housing Online is a free service to assist ANU students and staff to find rental accommodation. Canada Carleton University Housing listings and local information. McGill – Montreal, Quebec Useful…

Academic Jobs Can Be a Click Away

While the economy seems to have stabilized somewhat, jobs are still a hot-button topic. Academics struggle with finding jobs that are both rewarding and pay a reasonable salary. Advancement may require gaining additional experience teaching on sabbatical for a semester or summer either in the…

Home Exchange Tips from TransitionsAbroad.com

1. Some web-based home exchange organizations inflate their databases and even plagiarize listings. Look for companies that constantly update their listings; look for fresh listings by noting each member’s registration date. 2. Test the level of customer or trade service each company provides. Determine whether…

Using the updated Filter

  Using the updated filter to narrow your results is a powerful new feature on SabbaticalHomes.com. You can sort by dates, minimum stay, rate, and more. A new option is to filter by distinctions. In this category, you can choose to search for members who…

Our Icons and How to Earn Them

We are excited you want to know more about our icons! Site-wide, you will find the familiar graduation caps indicating academics, but we have also added an apple icon to indicate independent scholars working outside traditional academia, and more. Scroll down for a detailed explanation…

Scam Prevention: Search Safe

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin Your safety and peace of mind are important. Whether you are searching for a home or a tenant we want you to feel secure. Taking some basic precautions, as you would with…

The Family Sabbatical Handbook

by Elisa Bernick (2007) This book includes detailed advice about everything from sabbatical locations and finances to packing and preparations, vaccinations and visas, foreign schools, bilingual vs. immersion education, long-distance communication, medical care abroad, coping with homesickness, cultural differences, visitors, growing together as a family,…

Funding Student Travel – Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships

Facilitating affordable academic travel for college students and scholars leads to new innovations that better our world. College is a place for problem-solving, thoughtful observation, discovery, and application. As a student, scholar, or professor, traveling is paramount to advancing research and collaboration. We created Sabbatical…

Taking a Family Sabbatical

Taking a sabbatical is an opportunity for study, cultural immersion, and yes, sight seeing. Planning an extended trip takes time and if you are taking your family along, the planning grows exponentially. The good news is that family sabbaticals are increasing in popularity and there…