Contrasting Cities in Combination

Contrasting Cities in Combination

We’ve identified our top 3 program combinations designed to surprise, intrigue and enhance global perspectives Combining two vastly different destinations is one of the ways we make our international study programs so impactful for students. They can see the extreme cultural, political and economic variances, and gain a greater sense of how global strategies are implemented …

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The Silibona Story – Changing Lives Through Education in South Africa

The Silibona Story – Changing Lives Through Education in South Africa

“Whenever I go back to South Africa I meet with the people who are really trying to make a difference. Whether it is one person’s life, an environmental issue or a social challenge, everyone feels like they are trying to develop and move their country forward. For me, it is so inspiring.”  – Nela Forejtova, Head …

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8 Asian Destinations That Fascinate Us (And Why They Should Fascinate You)

8 Asian Destinations That Fascinate Us (And Why They Should Fascinate You)

ASIA – Where tradition meets the future Through our extensive excursions across Asia, we’ve narrowed down the top eight destinations to visit this year, as recommended by our clients and program managers. 1 – China China does not stop captivating us. The combination of cut-throat capitalism and drive for innovation makes for an ever-changing economic landscape …

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Embracing The Millennial Revolution

Embracing The Millennial Revolution

When we organized an internal workshop to discuss Generations X, Y, Z in the Workplace, we did not expect to ignite a revolution. The whole event went completely wrong… or did it? The aim was to look at different needs of each generation and potentially adapt our program design to be more aligned for each …

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‘Students as Customers’ & Safe Spaces – What’s Happening to Higher Education?

‘Students as Customers’ & Safe Spaces – What’s Happening to Higher Education?

Written by Geoff Fisher I recently saw an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal by the new US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, titled “Treating Students as Customers”, and while I have many questions about life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the like, this triggered questions that have been continually popping into my mind lately …

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Frank’s Story

Frank’s Story

We often talk about what IMPACT our programs have on people. What impact do these trips have on the students and faculty? What impact do the company visits and business interactions have on the speakers and company representatives? What impact do our groups have on the various service providers like hotel workers, bus drivers, restaurant …

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ISPeople – Geoff’s Story: Moving Abroad & Various Learning Points (of Common Sense)

ISPeople – Geoff’s Story: Moving Abroad & Various Learning Points (of Common Sense)

Written by Geoff Fisher With no idea what I was doing or where I was going (literally looking up info about Prague and the Czech Republic in the airport as we waited to board our flight), I got on a plane and flew the nearly 6,000 miles halfway across the globe to the life awaiting …

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Have You Ever Been “Over-Inspired”?

Have You Ever Been “Over-Inspired”?

Written by Geoff Fisher Inspiration is a funny thing – it comes in all shapes and sizes, sometimes expected and sometimes completely out of the blue, but we all know the feeling when it hits us. In today’s day and age with sources of inspiration literally at our fingertips and seemingly being offered to us …

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Czech Republic: The Shape We’re In

Czech Republic: The Shape We’re In

Written by Geoff Fisher Turns out, we’re in pretty good shape! End story. Just kidding! Three members of ISP’s EMEA Department attended the second edition of this very well-organized, annual conference by Forbes and Aspen Institute Prague at the National Gallery in Prague, on November 10th. The conference was a full-day event that provided “a …

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ISP and Social Responsibility

ISP and Social Responsibility

As a the most dominant generational force, Millennials are driving change, innovation, and demand. One of the key areas of interest is social responsibility. In response to increasing ethical consciousness, many businesses (ISP included) are seeking ways to balance profit and purpose for both employees and consumers, and the curricula of business education has evolved according to these trends. …

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