7 min readThere’s been an air of uncertainty and confusion over the last few months in terms of American visas, particularly the year-long Graduate Visa. Just like the updated requirement of the J1 visa in 2015 that made a confirmed job prior to departure a requirement, each year can see changes to eligibility. Last November, things became … Continue reading 10 Grad Visa Myths in 2017 – Debunked!
1 min readLast 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.
5 min readNew York is probably close to number one, if not number one on every Irish person’s travel bucket list, and it doesn’t have to cost you your life saving to get there! Check out these tips on how to do New York to the full on a smaller budget. Couponing Is Huge Business … Continue reading How To Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple On A Budget
7 min readHaving helped Irish students experience the US for decades, we like to think we know a little something, something about making your adventure to the US a truly unforgettable experience. We want you to have the time of your life, and you will. “First things first though, having taken feedback from thousands of past J-1 Visa … Continue reading Going on A J1? The Bare Essentials For A Dream Summer
5 min read“Congratulations! You have been placed at camp and you’re in the final steps of spending the summer of a lifetime working in the US. You’ll travel to America on a J1 Camp Counsellor visa. This will entitle you to work in an American summer camp and then travel across the country for up … Continue reading Step-by-Step Guide: How To Breeze Through Your US Embassy Interview
1 min readThe 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 second year. In 1959, Gordon helped establish ‘Union of Students in Ireland Travel Bureau’, or as it now known USIT. Two years later the first student … Continue reading The Gordon Colleary J1 Scholarship 2017: Nominate A Student Before April 18th 2017