Lifestyle

Student Scoop – Unofficial Student Guide to SFU ft. Cody & Jessica

Welcome back to our Student Scoop series - a collection of insider student tips to UBC, SFU, Langara, and more. We tap into the nuts and bolts of student life interviewing student leaders to uncover secret campus corners, best coffee spots, where to satisfy your late night cravings, and the lowdown on campus and off campus living. Read on for more UBC tips. SFU Guide with Cody & Jessica Student: Cody de ...

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Student Scoop – Unofficial Student Guide To UBC feat. Cody Lo

Welcome to the first of our Student Scoop series - a collection of insider student tips to UBC, SFU, Langara, and more. We tap into the nuts and bolts of student life interviewing student leaders to uncover secret campus corners, besst coffee spots, where to satisfy your late night cravings, and the lowdown on campus and off campus living. Read on for more UBC tips. UBC Quick Student Tips Best Neighbourhoods for ...

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Benefits of Living Off Campus

For most students, #reslife starts to lose its appeal after first or second year. Spreading your wings and exploring life outside campus suddenly feels essential and, really, it is. There are so many benefits that come with living off campus. It is your next step to adulthood and key to personal growth and development. Not sure if you're ready to leave the convenient life of living on campus? Read further ...

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Choosing the Right City For You

The Lower Mainland is blessed with spectacular city options that range from the hustle and bustle of downtown Vancouver, to the quieter more bucolic suburbs of the North Shore. Together with Vantastic VA, a one-stop relocation service helping people relocate to Vancouver from all over the world, we've compiled some key insights and observations to help you decide which city in the Greater Vancouver Area is right for you. We've ...

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Best Craft Beer In Vancouver

Vancouverites have embraced craft beer like it's their lifeblood. In fact, figures show that though BC consumers drink less beer than other Canadians, we drink better beer. This is underlined by the explosive growth and success of craft breweries not only in Vancouver, but throughout the Lower Mainland and the entire province. So with all the new breweries out there, which one has the best craft beer in Vancouver? Here are ...

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Project Highlight: Kitchen, Bathroom Renovations with Enzo Design Build

Renovating your rental can be a big job, especially when you are not sure on where to start. Kitchens and bathrooms often offer the greatest "wow" factor for most prospective tenants, which is why we've collaborated with Enzo Design Build's, Meysam Pourkaram, to share some tips and tricks for renovating kitchens and bathrooms in a way that is contemporary, but not too costly. We have deconstructed one of Enzo's recent ...

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Top 5 Rental Areas For Students | International Student Housing

For international students, finding a place to live that is convenient and close to amenities is an absolute priority. Below, we’ve outlined the top 5 rental areas around the Lower Mainland that are international student friendly. Each international student housing area below highlights key features, average rental rates and sample listings of what you can expect. 5 Top Rental Areas for International Students: Vancouver Vancouver is widely considered to be one of the ...

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Top 5 Dog Friendly Neighbourhoods in Vancouver

Vancouver was ranked the 6th most dog-friendly city in North America, according to Technobark. But where exactly are the dog friendly neighbourhoods in Vancouver? There are a few things that you should consider when choosing a neighbourhood to keep your pet healthy and happy. Living in areas where there are lots of green space and trails is optimal and the less car traffic, the better. Below, we have compiled our ...

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Best Smart Tech For Your Rental Home 2019

As sexy as the idea is, many of us are reluctant to invest in smart tech when we are renting.  However, there are many affordable and non-permanent ways you can adopt energy saving, lifestyle enhancing tech for your space that isn’t contingent upon ownership.  Here are some of our favourite ways to embrace smart tech for our homes: Personal Assistant – Say the Word, Make it Happen with Smart Tech First, consider ...

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