A guide to health insurance for international students in Canada

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 11/28/2022 - 16:43

How does health insurance work in Canada for international students?

The public healthcare system in Canada (Medicare) is funded by taxes, meaning that all Canadian citizens and permanent residents pay towards the system and have access to it when they need medical aid. As international students do not pay taxes (or pay only partial taxes if working part time), they do not have access to this service and must have private healthcare to access the system.

The best phone apps for students

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Fri, 11/25/2022 - 15:42

Whether you need help taking notes, making schedules or relaxing after a long week at university, students might find these apps make things a lot easier.

1. Any.do

Use to: get the job done

Moving to university, new schedules, classes and social events can make it hard to keep track of everything you need to do. To-do lists are a fantastic way to break large tasks into smaller, easier to manage chunks.