Backpacker Newsroom

A place to catch up with Backpacker College and learn about our industry.

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Tech firm helping to connect agricultural workers with temporary isolation accommodations

With leisure travel on a pandemic pause, accommodation marketplace Backpacker College has turned its attention to helping others in need of an affordable place to stay.

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Press Release: Supporting Temporary Foreign Workers During COVID-19

Backpacker College is working on behalf of Canada’s industry of Farmers, Growers, Greenhouse operators who need trusted rooms as part of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker program.

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Press Release: Supporting Students Through COVID-19

Backpacker College, the online cross-platform marketplace for trusted affordable accommodation in university and college communities, has accelerated it’s launch to respond to student needs.

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Press Release: Supporting Students Through COVID-19

Backpacker College, the online cross-platform marketplace for trusted affordable accommodation in university and college communities, has accelerated it’s launch to respond to student needs.

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News Release: Accelerator Centre ranked Canada’s top private business accelerator; is among World Top Five

The top business accelerators and incubators across the globe have been announced at the World Incubation Summit in Doha, Qatar.

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Rob Evans – Backpacker College

‍Here are some facts about Rob Evans.  He loves business, travel, sports, his family and friends, and helping students.  Some of his favourite memories include Uluru Sunrise, Working abroad in Australia, Po Lin Temple on Buddha’s birthday, Long Weekend in Prague, and growing up at his cottage on the Great Lakes.  Rob knows that for many people, the best education happens outside a classroom, and created Backpacker College to remove or minimize the elements of Fear and Cost that prevent people from traveling.  Rob believes the world is a better place when people travel, and travel creates global citizens.