Application for Canada Study Tour (8th edition)
24th April – 10th May 2024
What is Canada Study Tour?
With the study tour, you will not only visit two Canadian provinces, see major Canadian universities and high schools, but mostly learn about Canadian leadership programs through study visits to the major Canadian universities, institutions of Canada, a leadership camp, and take part in the ‘Global Student Leadership Summit’ (GSLS).
You will travel to Toronto, London, Niagara Falls, Vancouver, Victoria as well as to other Canadian cities in Ontario and British Columbia.
You will join the Canadian students at one of the High schools in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, sit in on class and talk with older students about their life goals. You will also have the unforgettable experience of billeting with a Canadian family and meeting new lifelong friends from different cultural backgrounds.
You will get in touch with university teachers from Canada for classes, workshops, evening activities, and private meetings!
Additionally, you will have the exceptional opportunity to receive briefings from and exchange views with motivational speakers, academic teachers, and leadership teachers from high school in Canada, as well as representatives of other Canadian organizations and institutions.
You will go through unique experience of taking part in Canadian leadership conference and learn to surpass the challenges by interacting with other international students.
You will also take part in the leadership training organized by Young Leaders. World at the University of Victoria on Vancouver Island and work on with Enneagram with a professional Canadian coach Anna Cuglietta. The Enneagram is a personality tool that can help young people better understand themselves and others. By identifying their unique personality type, young people can gain insights into their strengths, weaknesses, and patterns of behavior. This self-awareness can help them make better decisions, communicate effectively, and navigate relationships more successfully. Additionally, the Enneagram can help young people develop empathy and compassion for others, and appreciate the diversity of personalities around them.
You will also have the possibility to take part in the Kindness and Empathy course organized by professional coach in Canada – Melissa Hoffort. You will learn to work with different types of cultures and learn to embrace cultural diversity in Canada.
The study tour is an excellent educational and career opportunity: it is less a ‘course’ than a learning immersion in Canada and global leadership, a program which supports positive, energetic, creative, helpful, kind and independent students.
You will also make long-lasting friendships and what is more, you would love Canada so much that later it is going to be your favorite place in the world, where you feel happy and wish to come back very fast.
What is the duration and what will it cost?
The study tour is almost three weeks, and the fee for the whole study tour period – including transportation between Canadian cities, flight ticket to Canada, the student leadership conference ticket, hotel accommodation, a leadership camp in Canada, leadership workshops, universities campus tours, and sightseeing in Canada, will be finalized always before the tour* but may be approximately 11 000 -12 000 zl. Although consumption and needs vary, you can expect to spend $ 15-20 per day on meals and incidentals, or transportation in Canadian cities, though the study tour provides some meals too, and family hosting is also provided in Canada during some leadership exchange experience.
* the final price is connected with the dynamic changes in airline industry and the prices of flight tickets, gasoline price today, as well as foreign currency.
Program of Canada Study Tour Spring 2024
Advanced Leadership Program at Victoria University on Vancouver Island organized by YoungLeaders.World
Global Students Leadership Summit
Blue Mountains, Ontario, Canada
The 6th Summit is here and we are meeting at the summit of Blue Mountain! Our entire summit will focus on 4 quadrants or streams! Each keynote will be directed towards one of these 4 topics:
🧠 - Mental health and wellness - how do leaders better prepare themselves for the world around them. Build resilience and relationship skills. Manage their online life.
📈 - Entrepreneurship/Global Economy - Being an entrepreneur is the fastest growing choice of young leaders. How do we become ethical entrepreneurs and learn about emerging trends like AI and globalization.
🍃 - Environmental Leadership and Impact - We all know that this may be the challenge of this generation of leaders. We will talk about real world challenges and emerging solutions - “Beyond the Blue-box”
🏫 - School and Community Leadership - In order to change the world we have to first build better schools and communities. Here we will look at giving leaders the toolset of tangible skills they can take back to their schools and communities and make changes and impacts right away!
Marysia Niedbala (CST 2021 Participant) was awarded with the Canadian Internship Program & Advanced Leadership Training
for her participation in Canada Study Tour 2021.
(Video from Carla Cuglietta)
Please download the first program draft here: Plan 2024 preliminary
Please download CST speakers’ bio here: Speakers 2024
Please download the exemplary leadership program here: Leadership Program 2024
How to apply for the Canada Study Tour?
You need to answer the questions in the application form, which is available on the website.
You need to send the application to email@example.com by March 3rd 2024.
If you send your application on time, you will get the conformation e-mail automatically.
You need to take the Enneagram Personality Test – which is free & no email required, takes just 12 minutes to complete, and send us your results together with the application form.
Study Tour Committee will review the application forms and select some students. Each approved applicant will be invited for a short video interview with the study tour committee.
Study Tour Committee will choose 8 -12 students to take part in Canada Study Tour. From that point on students will receive regular information bulletins on the program and the operational aspects of the Tour.