You are on: Get Organized
What an exciting time! You’ve arrived in Canada and are about to start your studies. While these first few days and weeks must seem overwhelming, tackling a few tasks each day will help you get settled quickly. Here are some tips that will help you get organized.
You are on: Prepare for School
There are a lot of ways you can prepare for your new student life, beginning with attending your school’s orientation session. This is recommended in most Canadian post-secondary schools and for good reason: you’ll learn about what to expect from your courses, how to find the services that you need as well as about all the clubs, organizations, programs and services your school has to offer. It’s also a great opportunity to meet other students from abroad.
Here are some more useful tips:
You are on: Arrange Finances
Now that you're in Canada, the first thing you'll want to do is open a banking account, if you haven't already. As a newcomer, we recommend you open your account in person at a bank branch.
Here are a few more things you might want to consider when it comes time to set up your finances:
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