Today, eight international students will tell you what an international student should expect when moving to Canada.
Research is key when moving to another place. We don’t always remember, but each place is different culturally. Winnipeg is different than Toronto, Toronto is different than Vancouver, and Vancouver is different than Calgary.
When you’re about to move to another house, don’t you look and look until you find the one you step in and feel like home? Moving to another city, let alone another country, you should feel the same way. You should know what to expect.
Yes, there are mosquitos in Winnipeg. Yes, we spend several months under -40 weather. Yes, there’s a lot of snow, and then a lot of melted snow. But the sky is the bluest of all, the roads are filled with trees, and the sun is always, always shining.
Why focus on the bad things if you can focus on the good?
In addition to that, a Canadian student, who’s friends are mostly international students, tells you how they are welcoming newcomers.