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Summer Break in Vancouver. Ready for Adventure?

Summer Break in Vancouver. Ready for Adventure?

Something magical happens in the city when warm weather comes. Sunglasses, iced lattes, and the latest fashion fill the streets. Northshore Mountains stand proudly behind skyscrapers reflecting clear blue skies. There is a feeling that summer holidays and adventure are just around the corner. Summer in Canada is the best time for traveling. Warm weather means

How to Keep your Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle at College

Chances are, if you are a student at Greystone College, you are new to the country. You are probably living in a different culture with many new exciting things to try and do; different cuisines, places to explore, new lifestyle… Don’t worry – we have you covered! Studies have shown that newcomers to Canada have

tips on writing a canadian resume

Tips on how to write a resume for the Canadian market

When we move to a country that is completely different from our own, we must adapt to the new culture. One of the things I learned when I moved to Canada was how to properly write my resume. When I started my job hunting, I realized my resume was not following the Canadian market standards.

managing finances as an international student

Managing your finances as an international student

As international students, it can be hard to plan a budget for your first few weeks in a new country – there will be many one-off expenses, social events, activities and societies to join, and things you’ll want to buy for your new home. It’s not easy to know what to expect, and how to

preparing for your study abroad - MIchelle

How to prepare for your study abroad

When you are travelling alone for the first time, is important to make sure you will have everything you need in the new country you are heading to, especially when you are an international student.   Check public transit maps online and how it works There is nothing more frustrating than visiting a country where

Julia - spending Christmas in Canada

Christmas in Canada

Hey guys!   That’s my second time spending Christmas in Canada and it seems like we will be wearing bikinis and sunglasses on Dec 25th because you can’t even consider it winter with this weather (thank god though).  Unfortunately, It was really hard to me to be with my family this Holidays since I work in the

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