Canada is notably one of the best places to live. But, like any other country, it has its own set of customs, culture, and way of doing things, which may differ from a student’s home country and require some learning and getting used to it.
Students can find residence options offered by a school, as well as the application deadline, on the school’s website, or by contacting the school directly. Many international students, as well as out-of-town Canadian students, choose to live in residence during their first year instead of making off-campus arrangements to make their transition easier.
Students also have the option of renting an apartment or a room outside of school. Some schools have services that help students find a place, known as off-campus housing assistance.
Students can also choose to live with a Canadian family. The “host” family is screened by a professional agency.
Canada is a welcoming country with a unique Canadian culture that embraces diversity and celebrates multiculturalism. In fact, in 1971, Canada became the first country to make multiculturalism an official Canadian policy. According to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, “Diversity is Canada’s strength;’ and Canadians”, ‘different backgrounds … and different stories are all part of what makes our communities and our country strong:’