Mothers Day Ideas: Send Love From Canada to the Philippines
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Mothers Day Ideas: Send Love From Canada to the Philippines

They said, everyone you know was once a stranger, (and I said), well, not everyone – there is one person in this world who you know even before you have consciousness – and I am not talking about something philosophic, this is in fact proven scientifically. The only person in your life who was never…

How much is it to study in Canada?
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How much is it to study in Canada?

Education is a timeless investment and is the basic foundation of any successful career. Being educated qualifies you to become a valued contributing member of the society. In general, it is through education (of any kind) with or without credential and title that you gain essential knowledge and competent skills.  Developed countries like Canada have…

5 Common Challenges for International Students in The GTA (Greater Toronto Area)
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5 Common Challenges for International Students in The GTA (Greater Toronto Area)

Challenges + Helpful and Informative Guidance = You got this!  Culture Shock In truth, culture shock can happen anytime and anywhere. This means you are experiencing something new and different, and you may feel excited, uncomfortable, or even a bit nervous about it. New environments are never easy to adjust to at first. Here some…

Toronto: A Hub For International Students
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Toronto: A Hub For International Students

Many international students have chosen Canada because of our quality of education and living. Canada has many incredible cities to choose. It could be overwhelming to choose which city would be best for an international student. We have gathered here a few reasons why many students had chosen Toronto as their second home! Toronto is…

Family: A Common Value Shared by Filipinos and Canadians
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Family: A Common Value Shared by Filipinos and Canadians

Happy Family Day!  One great common value that Filipino’s and Canadian’s share is their value for the family. Family day is officially celebrated as a statutory holiday every third Monday of February in these provinces: New Brunswick, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. This year’s Family Day will fall on the 15th of February. …

How To Eat on A Budget As International Students
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How To Eat on A Budget As International Students

Canada is a great country to live and study. But, living in an amazing country does come with a big expense too, especially if you live in a metropolitan city like Toronto or Vancouver. It is no secret that international students already have spent a great sum on tuition fees. Markets Insider reported the average…

Living in Two Worlds: Canada and the Philippines
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Living in Two Worlds: Canada and the Philippines

We had a lovely conversation with Danah Reyes, an international student from Cavite, Philippines. We talked about her study experience in Toronto and how Canada broadened her perspectives of the world. In our previous article, we focused on her time as an international student. Here, we will talk more about culture and living in two…

Socialize Safely During the Pandemic
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Socialize Safely During the Pandemic

How do one socialize during a global pandemic? The short answer is that you don’t really socialize. Cases are rising almost everywhere. Toronto is looking at average of 2000+ cases every day and Ford has also implemented tighter lockdown rules. The global pandemic results in not only physical health issues, but also mental health challenges,…