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Kaplan's English Language Students and Employees Accept Movember Challenge

LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Nov 7, 2012) -

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Kaplan International Colleges, a leading provider of English courses, have encouraged both their students and employees to embrace the Movember challenge for charity.

Brave male students at Kaplan''s English language schools in Vancouver, Salisbury and Brisbane are getting involved in the annual charity campaign, which aims to raise awareness and money for men''s health issues, by growing a moustache for the month of November.

It is not just students learning English who are taking part in Movember as Kaplan employees are also getting in on the action. The sales and marketing team have formed the formidable Tache-Mahals team. Supporters can contribute to the cause and visit the team page by clicking this link.

Chase Richards, Kaplan''s SEO Executive, said: "There are some things that only men can do, like grow a moustache, or develop testicular cancer. Since moustaches aren''t usually seen in the wild these days, growing one for Movember is a great way to raise awareness about cancers that only affect men. Also, it really annoys my girlfriend."

Movember is an international charity aiming to change the face of men''s health by putting a fun twist on a very serious issue. This is done by encouraging men to down their razors for 30 days and risk looking ridiculous by sporting a ''tache.

That''s right, there is no need to eat, swim, cycle or run a marathon. All you have to do is grow a moustache. For some that can prove quite an amusing challenge while for others it is not too difficult and soon becomes a source of pride.

About Kaplan International Colleges

Kaplan International Colleges is part of Kaplan, Inc., an international education services provider offering higher education, professional training, and test preparation. Kaplan is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (WPO). http://www.kaplaninternational.com.

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