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Hibernating, but still here!

It is winter in the Northern Hemisphere and, like the bears who make their home in Canada, Lattitude is in hibernation mode. What does this mean? Let us explain. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact...

Posted 23 Feb 2021

Life After My Lattitude Placement

By Evert Lindquist, Lattitude Argentina 2019 Alumnus Some might think I took a big gamble when I moved to Ottawa last August to live in residence during my first year of studies at Carleton University....

Posted 09 Feb 2021

Lorena’s Spanish Language Coach Gap Year in Poland

Lorena, a volunteer from Colombia, wrote to us to tell us all about her recent Lattitude experience volunteering as a Spanish Language Coach in Poland. It’s a wonderful read, so grab a warm beverage, sit...

Posted 05 Jan 2021

NEWS! Lattitude 2021 Programme Fee Reduction

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lattitude restructured our organisation to create cost-saving efficiencies. We have used this challenging time to scale down, both in terms of the size of our team, and also...

Posted 01 Dec 2020

Charles’ Immersive Experience in Poland

Charles wrote to Lattitude to share his experience in Poland with us. He travelled to Poland from New Zealand, arrived in Warsaw in February 2020, and stayed on when the COVID-19 pandemic started. Charles has...

Posted 20 Oct 2020

We Are Stronger Than We Think We Are

You may have read a recent blog post from the perspective of our hosts at Camp Cadicasu in Canada, where Ollie, our Lattitude volunteer from the UK, remained in place despite many other international travelers...

Posted 13 Oct 2020

India’s European Experience

India, a volunteer from New Zealand wrote to us to give us an update on her gap year experience volunteering as a Language Coach in Poland. It’s been a much different experience than planned, due...

Posted 05 Oct 2020

Personal Growth Through Making an Impact

Natalie wrote to us to share her recent volunteer experience as a School Assistant in the UK. Although she returned home to New Zealand early due to COVID-19, she truly made the most of her...

Posted 28 Sep 2020

A-Level Results Week: Now What?

If there is a single day in the year that focuses the minds of young people and their parents on this question, it is A-Level results day. Your results reflect the culmination of years of...

Posted 11 Aug 2020