Competitions

The Gordon Colleary Memorial J1 Scholarship

The management and staff of USIT would like to pay tribute to our original founder by running the Gordon Colleary Memorial Scholarship in his name for a third year. In view of Gordon’s vision and kindness USIT would like to offer a J1 Scholarship to one deserving student. How can you enter? In order to …

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J1 Photo Competition 2017: And The Winner Is…

If you didn’t take a picture, were you even there?! A couple of weeks ago we asked all of our 2017 J1ers to show us what a J1 feels like and you guys DID NOT DISAPPOINT! Before we allow our travel envy to completely run away with us, we wanted to share a whole host …

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Want Your Visa & Etihad Flights Paid For? Tell Us Why You Should Be Our #OzAmbassador

UPDATE: Thank you all so much for such brilliant applications! We have now closed any further applications and selected our shortlist. Such was the volume of entries we cannot respond directly to everybody. If you haven’t been contacted yet, I’m afraid you haven’t made our shortlist. The standard of entries has been so high we …

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J1 Photo Competition 2017: Submit Your Best Pics For Chance To Win €150 Travel Voucher!

A picture paints a thousand w̶o̶r̶d̶s̶ summers… The J1 Photo Competition is back! This year we want to find that one picture that perfectly describes what it feels like to stand upon the top of the Grand Canyon, see the New York skyline sparkle at sunset or capture those wild West Coast waves. Everyone is a traveller, …

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NEW: The Best Way To Explore Beautiful Canada Is One Ticket Away – CANRail

Posted a year ago in Canada

Canada is simply enormous, in fact you could comfortably fit Ireland within its borders 118 times with a bit of room to spare (or an extra Kerry if you will). Exploring 10,000,000 sq km of outlandish landscapes, sprawling cities and natural wonders is a daunting challenge. Challenge accepted and we’ve found the best, most affordable …

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It’s About Time We Introduced You To Our J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador….

So, unless you’ve been living under a particularly isolated rock over the last few weeks, you’ll know that we launched a search to find the perfect J1 Thailand Travel Ambassador to embark on this dream assignment in Thailand. We poured over hundreds of entries, many of which were absolutely fantastic but we could only send …

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Our 2017 Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship Winner, Roisín Kehoe!

Last year, we launched the Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship programme in honour of our late founder. Having trawled through hundreds of great applications we wanted to find an Irish student who stood out for holding Gordon’s core values of generosity, kindness and a passion for travel.

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