Back-to-school tips for newcomers to Canada

Each fall, going back to school is both an exciting and stressful time for children. This year brings some additional challenges. The pandemic has changed the way education is delivered in Canada, and there are still many uncertainties about how this school year will unfold. As a newcomer, it can [...]

StudyingJuly 26, 2021

Tips for succeeding as an international student in Canada

Each year, hundreds of thousands of international students come to Canada to build a better future for themselves. Whether it’s the world-class education that draws you, or you plan to stay and work in Canada and use education as a pathway to permanent residency, achieving success as a student will [...]

FinanceStudyingJuly 22, 2021

How to Fund Your Education as a Newcomer Student in Canada

Canada is home to some of the best schools and universities. Many students globally view studying in Canada as an opportunity to gain world-class education at an economical cost in comparison to countries like the United States, United Kingdom or Australia. Being part of a growing multicultural environment and the [...]

StudyingJuly 20, 2021

Your First Week as an International Student in Canada

Last updated: March 28, 2022 Canada is one of the world’s leading study destinations, due to its high quality of education, diverse culture, and overall quality of life. Each year, the country welcomes thousands of international students and sets them on a path to academic and personal success. Whether you [...]

What it really means to own a home in Canada

Purchasing your first home is a big step, so it’s important to learn as much as possible about homeownership before you start your search. There are numerous advantages to owning a property, but there are also many responsibilities and extra costs that come with the purchase. Here’s a breakdown of [...]

HousingJuly 5, 2021

How to end your tenancy early

Finding your first home in Canada is exciting, but what happens if you need to end your tenancy early? There can be many reasons to want out of a lease, from landing a new job, to family emergencies, or health concerns. However, if you’ve signed a lease, it’s not as [...]

CareerJune 24, 2021

Bridging Programs: What Are They & How They Work

While moving to Canada can open the door to exciting career opportunities, unfortunately many professional certifications earned abroad aren’t recognized here. Some newcomers find they need additional training or education to continue their careers in their new home. Bridge programs help with this. They assist newcomers who already have a [...]

StudyingJune 22, 2021

Working while studying in Canada: What you need to know

Working during your studies in Canada can be a great way for international students to gain experience, make connections, and earn extra money to pay the bills (or treat yourself to something special!). However, there are some restrictions on who can work while studying in Canada and what types of [...]

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