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Giving Back to the Community – a “Learn to Earn” Awareness Blog

Giving Back to the Community – a “Learn to Earn” Awareness Blog

Education is the key to greater opportunities that will allow one to earn a living and improve their quality of life. Those of you studying at Greystone College have probably come to Canada with the goal of becoming a better version of yourself in hopes of achieving new and greater opportunities to build a brighter

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

consumer rights in Canada

Consumer Rights in Canada

Here in Toronto, we are fortunate to be able to return products after purchasing them without any problems. Many people get confused about consumer rights and how the return process works in Canada. With this in mind, I decided to write a post with information and links about these rights, more specifically, how they apply

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