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Budget-Friendly Student Housing in Toronto

If you’re looking for Toronto housing as you prepare for your studies here in Canada, we’ve got a list of affordable housing options and our top Toronto rental website to help you get started!

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Polish Your Personal Elevator Pitch

A polished elevator pitch is a useful tool for networking. Here are some ways to polish this short speech that highlights your qualifications and leaves a lasting impression on potential employers.

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Applying for a Job? How to Connect with your Interviewer

Here are 4 ways to help you make a personal connection with an interviewer to maximize your job search success.

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Why Study Business at NCT?

Find out how a Diploma in Business can help you to lead an entrepreneurial venture, take charge of the family business or improve the operational efficiency of an organization.

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Why Toronto is a great city for international students

With so many cities to choose from to pursue your education goals, weighing your options can be tricky. In this blog, we share five reasons why Toronto should be at the top of your list.

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How to turn your New Year’s resolutions into real-life results

The new year bring with it feelings of excitement and renewal. Create New Year’s resolutions this year that harness those feelings and channel them into positive, concrete changes.

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Boxing Day practices around the world

Boxing Day is just around the corner, but what do people do on this day? Here are some ways that people around the world celebrate Boxing Day!

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Tobogganing in Toronto: Where to find the best hills and how to have the most fun

When the snow begins to fall in Toronto, do not seek shelter inside, run for the hills!

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5 Budget Friendly eats to keep you warm this winter

Keep more money in your pocket this winter with these 5 budget friendly dishes to keep you warm and full!

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Winter in Toronto: Everything you need to stay warm

Stay warm and cozy this winter season with some of our favorite items for winter in Toronto!

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Halloween Adventures in Toronto

Looking for the spookiest Halloween adventures in Toronto? Even if you are too old for trick-or-treating, you can still enjoy these spooky activities!

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All you need to know about where to study in Toronto!

Finding it hard to study at home? Check out this list of places to study in Toronto.

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Things to do in Fall in and around Toronto!

Grab your coziest sweater and a best friend and get outside this fall! Check out Things to do in Fall in and around Toronto on the NCT blog.

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10 Questions to Ask at a Career Fair

As the dates for the NCT and TSoM first ever hybrid job fair draw nearer, we’re sharing 10 questions to ask employers to help you make the most of your time at the fair!

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What to Expect at the Niagara College – Toronto (NCT) & Toronto School of Management (TSoM) Hybrid Job Fair

Our first ever hybrid job fair is almost here! Let’s take a closer look at what to expect at this amazing event.

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8 Popular (and Inexpensive) Study Supplies

We’ve rounded up 8 popular and inexpensive study supplies to set you up for successful study sessions at Niagara College – Toronto all year long!

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Top 5 Tips for Stress Free Networking and Interviewing

With the Hybrid Job Fair coming this September, there is no better time to prepare your networking skills with our top 5 tips for networking and interviewing!

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The Benefits of Hiring Students

Students and employers alike enjoy so many benefits when students are hired for co-op, field placements and internships.

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The Hospitality and Tourism Industry is poised for a resurgence in 2022

Looking at a career in hospitality and tourism? After COVID-19, the industry in Canada is looking to increase wages & attract new workers making it a great time to get started.

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Top 5 Simple Networking Tips for Students

With the right networking, you can build connections find amazing opportunities to help you reach your career goals. Check out our 5 simple networking tips!

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Farmers’ Markets in Toronto

Here are some of the farmers' markets that students and professionals can find in the city of Toronto to help create delicious farm-to-table meals and fuel their bodies with healthy ingredients!

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Exam Crunch Menu

A packed study schedule can make eating right fall to the wayside – we’ve got you covered with our brain boosting Exam Crunch Menu!

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Soft Skills to Highlight on Your Resume

Having the right soft skills on your resume is a great way to stand out from the crowd in any job application. Do you highlight these four skills on your resume?

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Explore beyond Toronto: Day Trips Outside the City

Get out of the city for a day and explore the natural world just outside Toronto!

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Career Books to Inspire and Motivate

Stay motivated and inspired by your career goals with our list of great books for career advice!

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Summer Festivals

Summer is festival season in Toronto! Check out our list of Summer Festivals to keep you busy all summer long.

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A Student Guide to Online Job Searching in Canada

When it comes time for to look for a job in Canada, where do students begin the search? We’ve got you covered with our favourite job search websites to help you get started!

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Top 5 Springtime Activities in Toronto

Say so long to snow and hello sunshine with outdoor springtime activities in Toronto!

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Curating Your Social Media Presence

Looking your best online is all part of dressing for the job you want. We’ve got the tips to help you polish up your social media presence.

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Working as an International Student in Canada

With stats Canada reporting job vacancies at an all-time high, there is more opportunity than ever for international students to find part-time work to help support their studies.

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A Latin American Woman’s Journey in Toronto, Canada

Read this blog to know more about the experience of Lucia as an international student in Canada and her academic and professional journey.

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Business – Sales and Marketing Diploma Program

Niagara College – Toronto now offers Niagara College’s undergraduate diploma program in Business – Sales and Marketing at our modern downtown campus in the heart of Toronto!

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Business – Accounting Diploma Program

Study accounting in the centre of Canada’s finance and banking hubs with Niagara College’s Business – Accounting diploma program now being offered at Niagara College- Toronto.

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Computer Programming

Take your technical skills to the next level with Niagara College – Toronto (NCT)! Introducing Niagara College’s undergraduate diploma in Computer Programming, now being offered at NCT.

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IELTS : How to Prepare

Are you looking to take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) tests? We’ve got your study plans covered. Our best tips and tricks to help prepare you to succeed!

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Learning to Balance Studies, Work, and Personal Life as an International Student in Canada

Former NCT student and now a college employee, Erika Dela Cruz, offers tips and advice on learning how to balance studies, work, and personal life as an international student studying in Canada.

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5 Top Toronto Spots for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s day, we’ve got your plans covered with our top 5 city spots to celebrate love.

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8 Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

Here are 8 quick and easy tips to banish those seasonal blahs and give your mental health an extra boost! Read on to find out how you can inject some more cheer into those winter days and nights!

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My Journey to Become a Student at NCT

Meet Endang, a second-term student at Niagara College – Toronto (NCT). Endang aims to inspire students to study in Canada by sharing her journey as a student at NCT through a series of blog posts.

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5 Tips for Dealing with Culture Shock

While studying abroad can be fun and exciting, it’s not uncommon to experience culture shock. Here are 5 tips for students on how to deal with culture shock when studying in Canada.

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Tips for a Successful Student Journey – Erika Dela Cruz

NCT student Erika Dela Cruz shares her experiences studying at Niagara College - Toronto and offers useful tips for students who want to study abroad in Canada.

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What’s In Your Virtual Career Fair Tool Kit?

Prepare for your virtual career fair by adding some essential items to your tool kit! Make a great impression and explore new opportunities at our online career fair coming this February 2022!

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3 Tips for Making and Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Now is the time when people think about their New Year resolutions. Here are 3 ways to make and keep your resolutions. It’s never too late for a fresh start!

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Six Tips for Spending the Holidays Away from Home

It’s not always easy spending the holidays away from friends and family. Here are six ways to get in the holiday spirit if this is your first time away from home. Enjoy the magic of the season!

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Six Ways to Find an Internship

Looking for an internship, but not sure where to start? Here are six ways you can explore opportunities that can help you gain valuable work experience, make useful connections, and gain new skills.

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Toronto is an Outdoor Winter Wonderland

Toronto is an outdoor winter wonderland! Get outside & explore some of the city’s most popular seasonal events. Dress warmly and enjoy these amazing activities!

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Six Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview

Virtual interviews have become quite common in today’s business world. Here are six ways to improve your online interviewing skills and win that internship or new job opportunity!

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How to Handle an Unsuccessful Interview

Landing your dream job is not as easy as it looks! For those who are having a tough time, we've published a blog on how to handle interview rejections. Check it out, it might be able to help you!

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Why Canada is the Perfect Place to Start a Business

Canada is well-known for its progressive views, diverse society, and is one of the best countries to live in. But did you know that Canada is also an ideal place for businesses? Check out our blog!

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Daylight Savings Time in Canada

Daylight Savings Time (DST) affects people in over 70 countries. Did you know the first place to use DST was in Ontario? Check out our blog post for more facts on DST and turn back the clocks Nov 7th!

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Where to Experience Canadian Fall Colours in Their Full Glory

Fall is the favourite season for many Canadians, and experiencing sweeping landscapes of breathtaking colours during autumn is definitely a bucket-list item. Here are some places to check out!

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Halloween in Canada

Learn about Halloween in Canada and “get into the spirit!”. We’ve got the scoop on Toronto’s most fun Halloween festivities and how you can be a part of this time-honoured tradition!

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The importance and long-term impact of networking as a student

Networking is a valuable skill no matter the industry. If you’re wondering how valuable, we’ve got a great read for you that breaks it down — plus a few tips to master it.

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10 tips on managing living expenses in Toronto

Want to move to Toronto to study but curious about the cost of living in one of Canada’s most popular cities as a student? Here’s a list of key expenses and tips for living in Toronto - check it out!


Tips on opening your own business in Canada

Interested in starting your business in Canada? With most of its citizens engaged in entrepreneurship, it’s not a bad idea to have! This NCT blog offers tips when starting your venture. Check it out!

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Why the HR department is so important at any organization

Human Resources are the ones working behind the scenes to make sure that employers and employees maintain a harmonious relationship. Learn more about the department's roles in our latest #NCTBlog!


Things to consider before moving to Canada for the Fall 2021 term

As you prepare to settle into your new life in Canada, knowing what to pack is important to make the transition as smooth as possible. Read this blog to find out more.

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Starting a new term as an international student in Canada

Fall term is almost here! Are you ready to begin your academic journey? Check out the latest #NCT latest blog as we give you helpful insights on starting your new student life here in Canada!

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Toronto’s trademark festivals and events that put the city on the world map

Toronto is known for its world-famous festivals and events that highlight the Torontonian culture. The latest NCT blog features a quick guide on these events, so check it out!

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How to find the perfect part-time job as a student

Looking for work where you can find balance with your student life? Our latest blog guides you on how to find the perfect employer when looking for a part-time job!

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Experience Toronto through its popular public transportation

Check out the latest #NCT blog to know more about Toronto’s famous public transportation systems. Experiencing Toronto's daily commute is a good way to explore the city and appreciate Torontonian life

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5 Ways to make a great first impression on your online classmates

Nervous about making that perfect first impression on your peers? Read the latest #NCT blog to get some useful ideas on how to present yourself well to your online classmates!

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Stretching exercises to do when sitting in front of the computer all day

Sitting in front of a screen is pretty much the new norm, especially with remote work and school. We’ve got your back though – we put together the best stretches to keep your blood flowing.

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Why now is the best time to pick up a Diploma in Business

Immerse yourself in the world of business — especially in this digital era. Sharpen your entrepreneurial skills and understand new shifts in the way industries can operate, both pre and post pandemic.

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Learning and development trends in 2021

Consistent professional development is in-demand. We outlined major development trends seen at companies across all sectors, and how regularly learning new things help you as a budding professional.

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Seven healthy and fun study break ideas for students

Taking a break between study sessions is important for keep them productive. Read the blog to explore some fun ideas for study breaks.

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How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile in 2021

An attractive LinkedIn profile is one of the most important aspects of the job-hunting process in 2021. Learn how to make your LinkedIn profile presentable with this blog.

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Exam Essentials: Everything you need to know about online exams

Online exams are integral to pursuing online programs. Read this blog to learn everything you need to know before appearing for an online exam.

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How to stand out at a virtual internship

Virtual internships are the new alternatives to gaining work experience in the post-pandemic world. Read the blog to learn how you can land a virtual internship at a good company.

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How to optimize your resume for applicant tracking systems in Canada

Read this blog to know information about resume optimization for applicant tracking system, and different tips to optimize the resume and get selected by the system.

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How to successfully conduct group work online

Group work can hone your collaboration skills. Learn how you can successfully complete group projects in this day and age online.

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Six ways to create your ideal study space at home

Online learning has become the reality of the hour for many students. Read this blog to learn how you can create an ideal space for your online learning.

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Benefits of online learning in 2021

Online learning is much more relevant today in 2021 than 10 years ago. Learn how this course format can be beneficial for you.

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Canada is named the number one country in the world in a 2021 Best Countries Report

According to the best countries report for 2021, Canada takes the number one position in the world. Read this blog to know more information.

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Beyond the resume—building a tangible online portfolio

Resumes are a thing of the past with the increasing popularity of online portfolios. Learn how to build a suitable online portfolio through this blog.

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Hospitality and tourism in the pandemic: Will the industry survive?

The pandemic has impacted the Canadian hospitality industry in a big way. Learn how the industry is making a comeback in recent times.

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4 Ways to Stand Out and Build Experience as a Human Resources Professional

Human resource management is an integral operation in any company. Read the blog to learn how you can stand out as an HR professional.

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Standing out as a Human Resources professional through critical management skills

From recruitment to workplace safety, a career in Human Resources is vital for companies in any sector. A versatile profession, Human Resources (HR) cuts across a wide range of businesses.

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Hospitality and tourism: Why standing out with a graduation certificate is key

The Canadian hospitality and tourism industry is on an upswing. This industry offers opportunities at your fingertips. Learn how you can build a career with an education in hospitality and tourism.

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Calling all entrepreneurs: How international business management programs help you expand and grow

Whether you need hands-on skills to further your own endeavors or break glass ceilings in management, gain a global perspective on the factors that could affect your business career.

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Continuing education in Canada: What you need to know

The world is shifting, and quickly. Graduate certificates offer an efficient, practical way to gain the necessary skills needed to stay on top of your career.

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The Canadian experience: Why students around the world choose Canada to jumpstart their careers

A vibrant, peace-loving nation, the welcoming spirit of Canadian culture helps international students feel at ease — and some even end up making Canada their forever home.