Education | Education Tips | Education tips block | Home page

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…

Education | Education Tips

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…

Education | Education Tips | front page education tips

Serving it Right – The Exam You Need to Serve in Canada!

If you want to work as a server in British Columbia, no matter what your status in Canada is, you need to complete the Serving It Right course (**applicable only if the workplace serves liquors, such as restaurants). Some restaurants may require applicants to have the completion of Serving It Right for applying to work as…

Education | Education Tips | front page education tips

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,…

Education | Education Tips

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…

Education | Education Tips | front page education tips | Home page

Google Slides? Here are Tips to Make you a Pro!

Many Google Products are starting to become more common for collaborative work – this is because Google Sheets, Google Docs and Google Slides are shareable with people. This means multiple people can work on the same project at once. Especially commonplace is Google Slides. So, here are 5 of the best tips for creating outstanding presentations that will get you…

Education | Education Tips

International Baccalaureate (IB) Gateway to University Advantages

The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers an education for students from ages 3 to 19, comprising of four programmes that focus on teaching students to think critically and independently, and how to inquire with care and logic. The IB prepares students to succeed in a world where facts and fiction merge in the news, and where asking the…