Toronto, Canada, is a multicultural and diverse urban centre that offers a variety of outdoor activities and beautiful parks. The quality of life, public transportation, and entertainment make Toronto one of Canada’s top destinations for international students.
Yes, I know, I know! Korean has become my obsession. I have loved different cultures (as I keep reminding you guys -_-) and now I have grown to want to learn more about them. At first, it was just me going “Gaga” over Lee Min Ho (he is super cute – Google him :D). Then I realised that the culture and the way people think, behave and react to situations is so very different from what I would have done
It’s a confusing post-secondary landscape out there, with universities that are home to colleges and colleges becoming universities. Then there are the polytechnics. A true polytechnic offers four-year bachelor’s degrees, but isn’t a university. It offers apprenticeship programs and on-the-job learning, but isn’t a community college. The wrong thing to do would be to go by the name.
Have you ever seen snow? Do you wonder about how cold Canada really gets in the winter? Don’t worry! Snow in the winter is almost inevitable, but you’ll quickly figure out how to stay warm and have fun (first: buy a good winter jacket and a pair of boots!).
When I first landed here in Toronto, oh my my ! the temperature was 2 degrees. For someone who has lived in the 40 degrees of humidity, 2 degrees was too much. It was my first journey outside my home country, first journey away from family and friends and first journey towards a new beginning in life. My heartbeat was faster, I was sweaty, a mixture of feelings that I just can’t express.
The School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism is opening up their Study Abroad Service Learning trip to Nicaragua to all Humber students.
The International Centre encourages staff, faculty, and students to get involved in the many events and activities that we have planned to help international students transition to life in Canada.