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How to be a good roommate. International student. Living abroad.

How to be a great roommate

When you decide to move out, a common question is “who am I going to live with?” If you are living abroad, this situation can be challenging, especially because people have different backgrounds and their own notions about how they want to live. If you are thinking about sharing a place with roommates during your

Michelle on her co-op placement

Things I learnt preparing for my co-op interview

Here are a few things that I discovered to be very helpful during my preparation for my co-op interview:   Practice, practice, practice I remember being incredibly nervous before my actual interview. One of the things that really helped calm my nerves was doing a “mock interview” with one of the Co-op Coordinators. A mock

co-op work experience

Five Reasons Co-op Programs Rock

One of the reasons students love our co-op programs is that they get you Canadian work experience. Canadian work experience is attractive to future employers because it proves you can actually do the job, you can communicate in English and you are comfortable working with people from all over the world.

Teaching Young Learners

Anyone who can remember sitting in their elementary school classes probably instinctively knows that teaching young learners is not the same as teaching adults. Children have shorter attention spans, they tend to be far more kinesthetic learners and they may need help tying their shoes.

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