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What should international students pack and bring with them to Canada?

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    Canada College

    Canada College

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    Canada has all four beautiful seasons, so make sure that you pack for one cool and cold weather. If you're arriving during the winter, be prepared with your winter gear. Such a winter jacket, gloves, boots and warm hat, you must pack all the necessary documents for your travel. Prepare a packing list.

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    University of Winnipeg

    University of Winnipeg

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    The province of Manitoba is known to have some pretty chilly winters, so it would be wise for you to pack a good winter coat or at least get one when you're here. Our winter activities definitely do not stop outdoors. But if you're not ready to break them yet, in the summertime, we have a large province where you can go swimming in our lakes, you can even go hiking or canoeing. So definitely be prepared for some fun in the sun.

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    Lakehead University

    Lakehead University

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    There are four wonderful seasons in Canada, so it's important to pack appropriately, we recommend bringing all of your basic clothing, but also any thermal wear, including hats and gloves. If you can't get that back home, don't worry, you can shop here. Our student support team is also going to be sending a recommended list of items to pack right before you start your journey to Canada. I also recommend bringing a little something from back home to help make Lakehead your home away from home.

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