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Student Activities

When you study with HLIC you will have the oppurtunity to take part in a variety of exciting activities outside of the classroom. 


March, April, May

This is when you can expect the snow to melt, temperatures to gradually rise and the flowers to bloom. 

Things that you can experience: 

  • Exploring the Halifax Public Gardens

  • Taking a nature walk at Point Pleasant Park

  • Easter (holiday, cultural event)

  • St. Patricks Day (holiday, cultural event)

  • Eid al-Fitr (holiday, cultural event)


June, July, August

During these months, you'll experience warmer temperatures, making it ideal for outdoor activities, festivals, and enjoying the waterfront.

Things that you can experience: 

  • A trip to Crystal Cresent Beach

  • Swimming at Long Lake

  • Canoeing and Kayaking

  • Outdoor sports at the Halifax Commons

  • Jazz Festival

  • Busker Festival

  • Canada Day (holiday, cultural event)

  • Halifax Pride Parade

  • Peggy's Cove boat trip and lobster experience


September, October, November

Watch as the leaves change colors and enjoy the cooler temperatures.

Things that you can experience: 


December, January, February

During these months, the city experiences colder temperatures, occasional snowfall, and opportunities for winter sports.

Things that you can experience: 

  • Skiing and snowboarding at Martock

  • Ice skating at the Emera Oval

  • Halifax Parade of Lights

  • Christmas (holiday, cultural event)

  • Eating fresh maple syrup at Sugar Moon Farm

  • Valentine's Day

An important part of your student experience

Engaging in various activities such as sports and arts while studying abroad offers a multitude of benefits. It enhances language acquisition and fluency. Immersing oneself in activities necessitates effective communication in the target language. This real-world application of language skills not only bolsters vocabulary but also improves listening and speaking proficiency. 

Participating fosters social integration and personal growth. It allows language students to connect with locals and fellow students, breaking down cultural barriers and building a diverse network of friends. These activities can boost self-esteem, teamwork, and discipline, which are transferable life skills. Student Activities not only complement language studies but also contribute to a well-rounded and enriching international experience.

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