For many international students in Canada, this is their first time living away from home. Moving to a new country may seem challenging but with the right resources and information, you can be well-prepared to begin your school year without any stress or anxiety.
This webinar — Studying in Canada: Finances for International Students, organized by Arrive, focuses on practical advice for foreign students in Canada and shares insights on how they can set themselves up for financial independence. Shikha Bhuchar, Co-founder of Arrive is joined by guests, Wanzi Silva, Banking Advisor at RBC; Paulo Mattos, Business Developer; and Akshita Handa, Analyst, Applied Analytics & Partnerships at RBC Ventures.
Key topics in the webinar include:
- Pre-arrival preparation tips for students
- Tools and resources for budgeting and financial planning
- Opening a student bank account
- Insights on credit cards and tips for building credit history
- Leveraging financial assistance for students
Watch the webinar to familiarize yourself with the basics in finance!
Arrive is a dynamic social and professional network designed to help newcomers succeed in Canada. Our Connections platform and resources Hub are designed to address newcomers’ most pressing needs in career, finance, and life in Canada, and help them smoothly transition into the Canadian life.
It is a new venture powered by RBC Ventures Inc., a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). RBC has had a longstanding mandate of helping newcomers to Canada and supporting them with all financial needs.
Learn more about Arrive x RBC here and get started on the right foot with your finances in Canada.
More tips and advice on student finance, budgeting, and planning:
Budgeting Tool: Arrive’s monthly expenses calculator
Deep-dive on credit and credit scores: