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Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen I was in first year I told myself that I would do a study abroad course before I graduate. Fast forward 4 years; time, work and financial restraints prevented me from doing that. When I saw the posting I said “why not”, and put an application in. Little did I know, that quick decision Read more about Backpacking Through Cambodia[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesA few years back, the University of Toronto was a name that I associated to brilliant minds, a place I would probably never see in my life. But, fate always likes to mess with you and bam…in the Winter of 2015 I landed in Toronto and I too became an Eagle! We are all from Read more about Discovering UTM Beyond the Classroom[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesHow do I summarize a 12-day trip to Thailand that was filled with so many experiential moments, new foods, language and culture, unforgettable memories and lifelong friends? Let’s give it a try… UTM Abroad and Operations Groundswell made my trip to Thailand like no other. We got the opportunity to stay in a small Village Read more about Discover Thailand[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesI’ve spent most of my life living in a big city of over 20 million people in Nigeria. To say the least, I’ve only ever known life to be fast-paced and bustling. A five-minute walk sounded like my worst nightmare, and was frankly something I never did. I never slowed down, never willingly sat outside, Read more about Discovering a New Me![…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesWhere is home for you? That’s usually one of the first questions we ask people when we first meet them. For some, it’s an easy answer but for many others it is a complex question with no singular answer. What happens when you were born in one country, raised in another and attended school in Read more about Missing Home[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe first public holiday I experienced in Canada was Thanksgiving. This was a month after leaving my home country of Nigeria to study in Canada as an international student. I had never heard of Thanksgiving before so when October came around I was very confused as to what to do and what the holiday meant. Read more about My First Thanksgiving in Canada[…]
Reading Time: 3 minutesMy name’s Kimiko, I’m going into my fourth year at UTM and I went on exchange to the National University of Singapore (NUS) from January to May of this year (2017)! Some quick things about Singapore before I write about some of the surprises Singapore had for me: They primarily speak English. The country itself Read more about All the wrongs that went right in the Lion City[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesAs I hopped off the airplane in Cusco, a smiling man in a straw hat offered me coca leaves to chew on. Coca leaves are illegal in Canada so this was a unique beginning to the journey ahead of us. The next 10 days were spent travelling across Cusco, Maska, and Aguas Calientes. Arriving in Read more about PERU-DISE[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesImagine the feeling. You’re sitting on the edge of your seat, surrounded by thousands of fans cheering, shouting for the home team, the flow of suspense going through your veins when the pitcher throws the ball and finally the gush of adrenaline when your team finally hits a home run. Pandemonium hits- the stadium explodes! Read more about Take Me Out to the Ball Game[…]
Reading Time: 2 minutesAs the hot summer days draw to a close, it’s time to embrace a new academic year. The first week of school is filled with plentiful opportunities to get involved on campus, and departments running events to welcome new and returning students. Here at the International Education Centre, we asked staff to reveal six things Read more about Explore the IEC![…]
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