You’ve made the decision to study in Canada, now what? There’s a lot that goes into student success, like making the most of the money you’ve got. Understanding the Canadian financial landscape is a real advantage for international students in Canada.

No matter what you’re studying or where you study, being properly prepared gives you a real advantage as an international student in Canada.

Shikha Bhuchar (Co-founder, Arrive), Chantelle Duarte Monteiro (Manager – RBC On Campus – University of Toronto), and Jainy Tong  (Product Lead, Prepped, RBC Ventures) shared valuable advice for setting yourself up for academic success and also provided tips for student life and finances.

Topics they covered include:

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About Arrive

Arrive is powered by RBC Ventures Inc, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada. In collaboration with RBC, Arrive is dedicated to helping newcomers achieve their life, career, and financial goals in Canada. An important part of establishing your financial life in Canada is finding the right partner to invest in your financial success. RBC is the largest bank in Canada* and here to be your partner in all of your financial needs. RBC supports Arrive, and with a 150-year commitment to newcomer success in Canada, RBC goes the extra mile in support and funding to ensure that the Arrive newcomer platform is FREE to all. Working with RBC, Arrive can help you get your financial life in Canada started – right now. Learn about your banking options in Canada and be prepared. Click here to live chat with an advisor.

* Based on market capitalization


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