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Class Afloat - West Island College International is one of the world’s leading experiential education opportunities. This Canadian school offers rigorous and internationally acclaimed academic programmes for Grade 11, 12, University and GAP year students, while sailing aboard a historic tall ship and exploring over 20 ports of call worldwide. Attaining high standards in academic excellence, community service, leadership, and personal development, more than 1500 Class Afloat students from around the world have had the experience of a lifetime, developing as individuals, excelling as citizens, forging lifelong friendships, and exploring the world.

Sport history provides a window into society's culture.  This course explores the social history of a selected number of countries, through a study of their sporting traditions.  Topics may include sumo (Japan), soccer and cricket (Great Britain), baseball (United States), hockey and football (Canada), and Australian Rules Football (Australia).

This course is run in partnership with Acadia University.

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