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Reading Time: 3 minutesI was having my lunch break at my retail job catching up with my two co-workers, Kevin and Callum. I had taken a leave of absence for eight months to focus on school and my work-study position when my co-workers asked me about my trip to Guatemala – or as they put it, “didn’t you Read more about An Accountant with Social Justice Experience[…]
Reading Time: 3 minutesOrientation is a time that’s full of opportunities – the opportunity to discover the campus, explore the city, and most importantly, to make new friends. One student who knows best about the opportunities that can come from attending orientation is Ibironke (Ibi). Ibi is a fourth-year Accounting student at UTM who went from attending her Read more about The Many Opportunities of Orientation[…]
Reading Time: 3 minutesWondering what it’s like to climb dead volcanoes, feel the steam from a lake-filled volcano, and harvest coffee beans with ex-guerilla combatants who fought in the war? Well, you’re in luck because Daniel Jayasinghe—a Management student from the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)—shares his UTM Abroad story in Guatemala. TELL US ABOUT GUATEMALA “Guatemala is Read more about HOW TO LIVE LIKE THE GUATEMALANS?[…]
Reading Time: 3 minutesIn Canada, health care can be very expensive. As an international student studying at the University of Toronto Mississauga, you have access to health plans and services to support your health and wellbeing. Learn about the University Health Insurance Plan now because you never know when you’ll need it! What is UHIP? And who gets Read more about Health Insurance 101[…]
Reading Time: 3 minutesWith just a couple months left until you start your journey at the University of Toronto Mississauga, you may have begun wondering what programs and services we offer here at the IEC. Our summer staff have been working diligently to create various on and off campus opportunities for you to get involved, meet new people, Read more about What’s going on at the IEC?[…]
Reading Time: 1 minutesTravelling internationally can help you to expand your global mindset and get you thinking critically about world issues and the interconnectedness of our world. It’s an excellent way to prepare yourself for a competitive and globally focused work force upon your graduation, however, there’s still much that you can gain from applying this same perspective Read more about Why Canada?[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesImmigration can be complex, and we here at the IEC want to help simplify the process with these 7 essential tips from our FREE expert immigration advisor. TIP 1: Ensure your study permit is valid Did you know your secondary school permit does not authorize you to study at the University of Toronto Mississauga? It Read more about 7 Essential Immigration Tips[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesOn the trip, I expected that people would get sick, I didn’t expect that I would be the one to get sick. In fact, the whole group got sick, since one of the travelers brought along with them a really bad cold. But you know what? Yes I was sick, but I didn’t let that Read more about Good Attitude, Meds and Suncreen[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesBefore going on the trip, I expected nothing to happen really. Nothing significant in the sense of personal development or change. I thought that it was going to be like any other trip I went on, as I traveled so much from a young age, it became something I took for granted. When I came Read more about The Art of Observation[…]
Reading Time: 4 minutesI was interested to learn as well as travel and I thought that going with U of T would be a good experience because they are an institution of learning, which is why I signed up for the Guatemala trip. We hit every point in terms of where we were going, visiting and the people Read more about 1 Week in Guatemala[…]