international students in canada

No matter how far you've traveled
you can find a piece of home here.

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."
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welcome to the community!

We are happy to have you here! Whether you are an enrolled student physically in Toronto or studying virtually….or simply getting to know us, we are glad you are here. Take a look around and discover our growing CCHS community!

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top 5 tips on adjusting to a new country

top 5 tips on adjusting to a new country

Coming to another country is not easy, it is natural to be nervous thinking about how you will adapt here. You thought that you might get a little bit lost but worry not, in this article, we’ll tell you some tips that will help you to adjust to a new country as an international student! 

a taste of home

Known for being the most multicultural city in the world, one way to get to know Toronto and its people is through different ethnic foods which will help cure your homesickness.

a taste of home in Toronto
virtual learning

adjusting to virtual learning

We understand how daunting online classes can be for some people. Keep reading our tips and etiquette list to make your virtual learning be more manageable.

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making new friends

Join a community

The internet is a great way to meet new people in the beginning and when the ice has broken, you may feel comfortable eventually meet in-person.

start small

Start small

You can reach out to acquaintances who are now living the same area as you are. See if there are opportunities to reconnect and cliques you can join.


Be available

Accept invitations to go out for a birthday or a holiday party. Parties or events are the places you’ll make a high quantity of new friends and who knows, a quality relationship of your own.


Attend a worskshop

Have a passion in playing the drums or pottery making? A workshop serves as a central avenue that gathers like-minded people.



Not only will you get to spread kindness and compassion, you will also meet compassionate people who may share similar interests.

Be open-minded

Don’t judge. Sometimes you have a preset notion of the kind of friend you want. Give the friendship a chance to blossom. More importantly, give yourself a chance with this budding friendship.