Camping trip on Hornby Island, British Columbia. Picture taken by my good friend James.

Thinking of studying in Canada? Here are 8 things you need to know

If you live abroad and consider studying in Canada, this article is made for you !

1- Pick your school wisely

2- Take time out to explore

  • Camping on the beach
  • Take sailing lessons
  • Skiing in Whistler
  • Swimming in the Banff Upper Hot Springs
  • Encounter with a bear (ok… this one was scary!)
  • Whale watching
  • Watching salmons migrations
  • Go to a provincial park in the fall months to see the tree color changing
  • Drive up and explore Gaspésie
  • Eat at a Vegan Sugar Shack
  • Visit New York City

3 — Consider joining clubs, applying for internships and co-op programs

4 — Plan your budget wisely

5 — Canadians are your friends

6 — Winter can be an “adjustment” for some of us

7 — For as long as you are a student, you will likely live with roommates

8— You are likely going to want to build your post-graduation life in Canada



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Ana Lévy

Mechanical engineer who wants to help the planet. Vegan & international, living in Montreal. Here are things that matter to me. Je suis française !