Black Friday/Cyber Monday Student Deals Guide

By now you may already know that StudentUniverse goes big for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Between the two days, we will be offering 16 discounts on top of the already discounted fares for students and youth sold on our site. The flight discounts will be for up to an additional $200/off. While some deals will run for the full 8am- 12am ET promotion period on November 24 and November 27, redemptions will be limited so sign up now to get first dibs on our Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals! Read More

Sneak Peek: Black Friday & Cyber Monday Flight Deals

For Black Friday and Cyber Monday, StudentUniverse will be offering tons of deals above and beyond our normal flight discounts. This will be the biggest Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale we’ve ever had! Best part is, you can purchase these deals from the comfort of your couch – no waiting in lines, fighting crowds and looking for a parking space. And, what’s more exciting than planning your next getaway? These one-day extra offers are perfect for a treat-yourself trip, last minute study abroad flight or a spring break you’ll never forget.  Read More

Second Year Running as Best Youth Travel Agent

Throughout the month of August, we rallied our users to vote for StudentUniverse as “Best Youth Travel Agent” – an award given out annually by The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation at their annual World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC). WYSTC is a top event worldwide for stakeholders operating in the youth, student and educational travel industry to gather and discuss topics and trends affecting youth and student travel. Read More

Culture Shock – What to Know Before You Study in the U.S. [Video]

Off to study in the U.S. for the first time? Get ready for a whole new world! We put together this video to help you avoid some culture shock, with expert advice from our team members who have been in your shoes. We cover greetings and introductions, food, campus life, social life, differences between China and the U.S. and contracts. Read More

Free Trip to Taiwan: Fly n’ Bike Contest

Taiwan is considered by many to be a cyclist’s paradise with its picturesque bike trails through the island-nation’s awe-inspiring scenery. Thanks to extensive funding in the past decade, Taiwan now boasts thousands of miles of bike roads that wrap around the 14,000 square-mile island.
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Snap Gap Contest Winner Announcement

According to GapYear.com, 230,000 young travelers in the UK take a Gap Year each year and have been doing so since the 1960’s; meanwhile, the concept started to gain ground amongst US students in the last few years in tandem with rising College tuition costs. The announcement that Malia Obama plans to take a Gap Year before she attends Harvard in 2017 is proof that it is not only the concept, but the term, that is gaining a foothold in the US market.

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