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… Read More

Sneak Peek: 2017 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Flight Deals

For Black Friday and Cyber Monday, StudentUniverse will be offering lots of deals above and beyond our normal flight discounts. Have you been looking to book a relaxing weekend getaway, your 2018 bucket list adventure, your study abroad flight, or spring break trip? These two days of sales are the perfect time to do just that.… 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

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Infographic: Where Travel & Language Create Opportunities

We teamed up with edX, an online learning destination and MOOC provider that offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere, to create an infographic that examines how having language skills opens doors. With our data combined, we spotlight how important language skills are to employers and how courses and… 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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See The US and Save Hundreds – Travel Back to Campus in July

For Chinese international students, traveling back to school involves more than just books and classes – it involves finding a cheap flight to get back to campus. By traveling to the States in July versus August, Chinese students can achieve two goals – they can take advantage of one of the best seasons to explore America while also saving hundreds of dollars by traveling before peak season. Read More

Win a Three Month Gap Year Trip

While many youth from other parts of the world, like the UK, are very familiar with the “gap year” travel concept and work months to save up the funds to travel around the world between high school and college or college and full-time employment, travel unfortunately does not seem to be as high of a priority for many in the US.

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