Major reopening in Montreal and the rest of Quebec
Since June 15, some places in Montreal and the rest of Quebec started to reopen; however, people can start going out to restaurants and friend’s places only in some areas of the province. For example, in the city of Montreal people still need to wait a little bit more to gather with friends and family […]
Montreal is reopening some sports areas and parks!
There is no doubt that COVID-19 has changed what we used to know as normality. We have gone through a big change in our daily lives and despite the fact that nobody knows when we will be able to go out, for sure, we’ll gradually come back to a new normality and start over. On […]
Tips to use your social media during the quarantine and don’t suffer from anxiety
During this quarantine, social media has a significant impact, either positive or negative, in your lifestyle. For this reason, it is important to follow some tips to manage the impact and not let them overtake you. First, control your time. During this quarantine you may spend a lot of time scrolling in social media. You […]
Cheap and easy meals for students
Being a foreign student is not an easy job as everyone might think. We know that it is hard to find time to cook, clean, do grocery shopping, and run all other errands at the same time that you try to make time to study, do projects, homework, and prepare for exams. Cooking and eating […]
7 Tips to study and to work from home
Working and studying from home can be hard as there are many distractions that make it easy to get off track; however, there are a few tips that you can use to increase your productivity. Set a schedule In order to avoid falling into the temptation of turning the TV on and watching Netflix or […]
What is the post-exchange syndrome?
Going abroad for studies or internships is a challenging and exciting experience; however, it is harder to come back home. It’s obvious that when you are going abroad you are nervous and excited at the same time. As I have experienced, once you meet new people, explore new places, and get more responsibilities you become […]
How to open a student bank account in Canada?
If you decided to study in Canada, one of the most important things you’ll need to sort out before you arrive is a bank account. Maybe this is one of the last things you checked before going abroad but a bank account is necessary to , make payments, avoid high commissions because of the exchange […]
How is life as an international student in Canada?
Canada is known worldwide as a nation of cultural diversity, friendly people, and tolerant attitudes towards foreigners. However, it’s not the same reading about a country you’re going to study and being there. For this reason, we share with you some basics every international student in Canada need to know about life there. We believe […]
What is the cost of living in Canada?
Studying abroad can be the best experience of your life; however, this must be carefully planned; expenses and paperwork required. We share everything you need to know about the cost of living in Canada. Why Canada? Canada presumes the best quality of life over the world because of its universal healthcare, a socially progressive government, […]
What is to be a homestay family?
Karla and me, Yesica, came to Montreal in 2008 to study English and French and lived with a local Homestay Family for six months. We can say that we lived the most incredible experience an international student could ever live! We did not only meet a Canadian family but we met OUR Family as we […]