Articles and resources for studying in Canada.

CareerImmigrationStudyingNovember 20, 2020

Moving to Canada twice: A newcomer comeback story

From an interview with Hector F.   Hector was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. When he was only seven years old, three of his older half brothers emigrated with their father to Canada. Hector always dreamed of one day joining his brothers here. In 2013, it happened. One [...]

ImmigrationStudyingSeptember 7, 2020

An international student’s guide to permanent residency in Canada

According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data, in 2019, there were approximately 642,000 international students in Canada, demonstrating the country’s position among the most desirable places to study internationally. The opportunity to gain world-class education at an economical cost in comparison to countries like the United States, United [...]

Tips to improve your IELTS score

All newcomers to Canada must demonstrate their language proficiency in at least one of Canada’s official languages (English or French) by using one of the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) approved language tests for immigration, work, or study.  What is the IELTS? To demonstrate proficiency in English language, the [...]

StudyingAugust 13, 2020

International students in Canada: 2020 school year update

Under normal circumstances, hundreds of thousands of students would be packing up now to come study at one of the internationally acclaimed universities and colleges in Canada. Adapting to a post COVID-19 world makes the 2020 school year anything but normal. New and returning international students are [...]

HousingStudyingAugust 11, 2020

How to find student accommodation in Canada

Securing housing for your arrival at university is generally at the top of every international student’s checklist. Finding a place that’s close to school, within your budget, and fits your needs may seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. This article will outline four options for accommodation for [...]

CareerStudyingAugust 5, 2020

Tips for finding work as an international student in Canada

Many international students choose to work throughout their post-secondary degree to help cover some of their expenses and gain Canadian experience. This can be accomplished through part-time work while you study, or through entering a co-op or internship program at your university, provided your study permit allows it.  In this [...]

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