My Toronto Story (Staff Edition)

By | February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

When I came to Toronto in 2009, I knew that I was going to have a very different and life changing experience. Before even arriving I knew that Canada was going to be awesome! I had heard the people were friendly and respectful with each other and that the city was safe and eco-friendly. When [...]

Why we chose to study in Toronto

By | January 21st, 2019|Social Activities|

I chose Toronto to study English because Toronto is safe. When I applied for University I read something about Toronto's liveability. It spoke about Toronto being safer than other countries, motivating me to do my own research about the city. I realized that in Toronto crime rates are low. For me, the most important thing [...]

Toronto Hotspot: Nathan Phillip Square & Ward’s Island

By | January 21st, 2019|Social Activities|

Nathan Phillips Square: Nathan Phillips Square is one of the best places in Toronto. You can go ice skating, try Canadian foods, or play games. Every year one of the biggest celebrations in Toronto happens at Nathan Phillips Square for New Year's Eve. On other days, you can participate in Saturday  DJ iceskating party, or [...]

Top 7 Instagram Accounts to Follow When You Come to Toronto

By | January 12th, 2019|Social Activities|

Social media is a great tool to use if you’re looking to get to know Toronto better. We made a list of the best Toronto Instagram accounts to follow to feel like a real Torontonian! 1. @BlogTO BlogTO is an Instagram blog that is Toronto’s source for local news, restaurant reviews, events listings, and the [...]

Planning on coming to Toronto?

By | January 12th, 2019|Social Activities|

Before coming to Toronto there are some important things you need to do to prepare: 1) Passport and Visa Before you do anything else you should make sure your passport is up to date and you have a visa that will allow you to move to a country. If your passport is not current you [...]

What else can I do when visiting Niagara Falls?

By | January 12th, 2019|Social Activities|

Many students who visit Toronto love to make day/weekend trips to Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls includes three waterfalls; located between the Canadian province of Ontario and the American state of New York. From largest to smallest, the three waterfalls are: the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls. The Horseshoe Falls lies [...]

Restaurant Review: Five Guys Hamburgers

By | January 12th, 2019|Social Activities|

Today I will be reviewing my friend Dongmin's favourite restaurant in Toronto, Five Guys Hamburger. It is located at 329 Yonge street, close to The Eaton Centre. Five Guys is easy to find, and the restaurant has a nice interior, but it feels somewhat messy. It sells hamburgers, french fries, and some drinks. The hamburgers [...]

Rules to live by when studying in CES

By | January 12th, 2019|Social Activities|

There are many things to keep in mind when studying at CES. These are a few tips about what students should and shouldn’t do. Eating at school: 1) Students should try a diet of international foods because there are a lot of students from other cultures. Try bringing something to share during the International Buffet. [...]

Korean Restaurants in Toronto you can visit if you are feeling homesick

By | January 12th, 2019|Social Activities|

Toronto is a multicultural city, and it has many kinds of restaurants here. When you are in another country, there are times that you feel homesick and the best solution is to eat your own delicious traditional foods. Today, I would like to introduce some of the finest Korean restaurants in Toronto. Basically this post [...]

5 Places to go in Toronto (spending little to no money!)

By | January 12th, 2019|Social Activities|

Toronto is a huge city and here we have a lot of places to go after school without spending money. You can go to these places during all the seasons because you will see different scenes. Also all these places are close to school, so you can go on foot, by bus, or by subway. [...]