Your Guide to the Educational Credential Assessment
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Your Guide to the Educational Credential Assessment

For those intending to apply for immigration to Canada via Express Entry, you will require what is known as an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA). This is a document that demonstrates if your degree, diploma, certificate or other credential is both valid and equivalent to a Canadian credential at the same level. ECA’s should be obtained…

How To Excel in Remote Classes
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How To Excel in Remote Classes

Ontario is currently on another stay-at-home order until February 28. Many universities are already starting their classes this term remotely. This new way of learning comes with some challenges. The term ‘zoom fatigue’ became popular last year when we transformed into remote work. Many students have reported that their attention spans have shortened and schoolwork…

Canadian Education: What International Students Must Know
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Canadian Education: What International Students Must Know

The Canadian education system can feel complex, however it is necessary to understand to make the most of your studies. International students coming to Canada may be entering the K-12 system, a language school, postsecondary institution or a professional certification institution. Knowing what to expect at each will help you feel more comfortable once you start your…

Applying for the Medical Services Plan in British Columbia
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Applying for the Medical Services Plan in British Columbia

MSP is a public health insurance plan that covers medically necessary services. In fact, all residents in BC, including many international students (* see ‘Eligibility’), MUST enrol this medical service plan. As an international student on a work permit or study permit, you should enrol into MSP as soon as possible, and the coverage will come…

Getting Your Work Published as a Student
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Getting Your Work Published as a Student

You may not know it, but undergraduate students can have their research published! Students are able to submit work they have already written to numerous journals, both within and outside the university. Getting published means that you can easily demonstrate to future employers and admissions officers that you are a talented writer and researcher! So,…

BC K-12 Schools Plan to Safely Bring K-12 Students Back to Class Full Time!
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BC K-12 Schools Plan to Safely Bring K-12 Students Back to Class Full Time!

BC has officially launched the BC Education Restart Plan for students commencing school again this September. The government wants to ensure the safety of all students who will be returning to school. As well, they want to ensure COVID19 cases don’t start to rise in schools. So, the plan will be comprehensive including implementation of…