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Tasks

B_Check out http://www.studyincanada.com (2005.07.06 MoveToCanada TaskPool)
AXFinish packing my clothes (2005.07.13)
AXBuy the Nokia 6260 phone (2005.07.11 MoveToCanada)
AXPick up my visa (2005.07.06 MoveToCanada)
AXWrite thank-you notes for embassy (2005.07.06 MoveToCanada)
AXTake a look at ~/tmp/invite (2005.06.30 MoveToCanada)
BXFind a juggling shop (2005.07.20 MoveToCanada)
BXWrite to Graduate House postponing move-in again (2005.07.10 MoveToCanada)
BXShop for clothes {{Deadline: 2005.07.13 - 11 days}} (2005.07.05)
BXFollow up with Canadian embassy (2005.07.04 MoveToCanada)
BXPack my clothes (2005.07.03 MoveToCanada)
ACGet a Social Insurance Number details (2005.07.27 MoveToCanada)
ACAsk the University of Toronto to help me get in touch with Filipino alumni (2005.07.06 MoveToCanada)

Finance

AX@Citibank Look into opening a joint current account so that I can bring a checkbook (2005.06.21)
AXFollow up with Citibank regarding past bank statements - Jan 9-Feb 8, Feb 9 to March 8 2004 (2005.06.15)
AXCall Tina Conde to ask about identification requireents (2005.06.02)
AC@Citibank E-mail account details to Tina for past bank statements (2005.06.27 MoveToCanada)

Flight

AXCall Stars Travel and tell them about my schedule change (2005.06.20 MoveToCanada)
BXAsk Tita Raquel about my flight schedule (2005.06.28 MoveToCanada)

Housing

AXCheck out http://eir.library.utoronto.ca/studenthousing
AXMake a list of student housing options
AXAsk Graduate House about arrangements if I arrive on Friday night (2005.06.29 MoveToCanada)
AXFill out suitemate allocation questionnaire (2005.06.27 MoveToCanada)
AXWrite Graduate House moving my move-in date (2005.06.15)
AXCheck on DHL package (2005.06.09)
AXSend confirmation deposits to the University of Toronto for Graduate House (2005.06.04)
AXSend checks to Graduate House (2005.06.04)
AXPick up checks for dorm (2005.06.04)
AXPick up two checks from Citibank (2005.05.26)
AXSend application to Graduate House by courier (2005.05.26)
AXGet the contact information for UToronto and Gradhouse (2005.05.25)
BXCall the Graduate House Entry Assistant for the residency package : E-Mail from Tara Bunting (2005.07.17 MoveToCanada)

Moving

BXPut donatable books in a box (2005.06.02)
BXClear papers from the two tables in my room (2005.06.01)

Arrangements with the university

AXGo to Ateneo and ask for transfer credential
AXVisit http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/current/register/instruct.asp for instructions
AXRead all the papers in my admission packet
AXCheck out http://www.fees.utoronto.ca for possible exemptions
AXSend the acceptance form back to UToronto (2005.06.01)
AXFollow up with Citibank regarding bank statements (2005.05.26)
ACGo to Ateneo education department and pick up my transfer credential form (2005.05.30)
ACNotify the University of Toronto regarding the telegraphic transfer (2005.05.25)

Canadian visa

AXWrite letter to Canadian Embassy asking for early release (2005.06.29 MoveToCanada)
AXCall Canadian embassy and ask about my reference number (2005.06.29 MoveToCanada)
AXCall Canadian embassy and follow up application (2005.06.22 MoveToCanada)
AXCall Comprehensive Pulmonary Clinic (843-8631) @1500 and follow up on results ... (2005.06.15 MoveToCanada)
AXCall up Canadian embassy regarding income tax returns and bank statements (2005.06.10 MoveToCanada)
AXApply for a student permit at the Canadian embassy (2005.05.31)
AXPick up my passport-sized pictures from Glorietta (2005.05.31)
AXFill out student permit application (2005.05.31)
AXLabel a long brown envelope (2005.05.31)
AXPrint out my statement of purpose (2005.05.30)
AXWrite a personal study plan: a description of my proposed program of studies as it relates to my academic, technical or vocational background (2005.05.30)
AXPick up my transcript from Pisay (2005.05.30)
AXDrop off my transfer credential form at the Ateneo registrar (2005.05.30)
AXGet a two-year haircut (2005.05.30)
AXAsk Ateneo about the transcript (2005.05.30)
AXGo for a medical examination (2005.05.26)
AXFollow up with Cristy regarding physical (2005.05.25)
AXAsk Cristy to schedule a physical for me; note that I don't have my card (2005.05.25)
ACScan all my paperwork during lunch (2005.05.31)
ACE-mail ETS about GRE and TOEFL (2005.05.28)

US visa

AX1h Finish US embassy form (2005.06.09)
BC@Citibank Ask about the mismatched visa forms (2005.06.27 MoveToCanada)

Budget

Notes

Canadian embassy Immigration Tel.: (63-2) 857-9001 PLDT 1 (909) 101-8888 Reference: 0601120C011

Telephone : (02) 857-9000 Fax : (02) 843-1082

Ask about whether they've received my fax http://www.manila.gc.ca 8579002

Telephone (Information): (63-2) 857-9002 Facsimile: (63-2) 843-1094; 843-1096

1096

Address

Levels 6-8, Tower 2 RCBC Plaza 6819 Ayala Avenue Makati City 1200 PO Box 2098

Telephone : (02) 857-9000 Fax : (02) 843-1082 Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Consular Hours

Monday to Thursday 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

2. I can move in after office hours (2005.07.01:1)

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Yay! I don't have to worry about not being able to make it to office hours! I can move into the Graduate House in the evening!

That's a relief. Now I just need to get that darn visa and sort the rest of the stuff out...

E-Mail from Tara Bunting

コンピューター業界は景気がいい。 The computer industry is enjoying a boom.

1. Gah, need to organize (2005.05.30:1)

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I really need to sort my things. I vaguely remember seeing my USB key somewhere--must've been my room. I'll start that later. First, I'll pack all the things I can donate or throw away...

パソコンのマニュアルを書ける人を探しています。 I am seeking a person who can write a personal computer manual.

Where to send stuff

Bank transfers

The University of Toronto
215 Huron St., 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S IA2
Bank account: 000-001-8
Royal Bank of Canada
648 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2H7
Transit# 05802 FL#003
SWIFT/SORT code ROYCCAT2

Department

Mailing Address :
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto
5 King's College Road,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 3G8
Graduate Office Location:
Rosebrugh Building
Room 214, 4 Taddle Creek Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: (416) 978-2922
Fax: (416) 978-3453
E-mail: [email protected]

Graduate House

Graduate House - 60 Harbord Street - Toronto, Ontario M5S 3L1 Graduate House (416) 946-8888

Housing

Innis College

http://www.utoronto.ca/innis/residence/summer.html $29.70/day 30 days minimum No reservation over phone or e-mail. Needs signature and deposit. Mail and fax OK. Visa OK. Internet _possibly_, although Linux not supportedp no pets with kitchen

Loretto

http://www.utoronto.ca/stmikes/loretto/summer/index.html

Female residence

.DayWeekMonth
Double...
Room with meals$45.98$321.86$1310.43
Room only$20.00$140$570
Single...
Room with meals$50.98$356.86$1452.93
Room only$25$175$700

New College Toronto Residence

http://www.torontores.com/rates.html#long

Breakfast included MONTHLY (MIN. 29 NIGHTS) $23.37 / NIGHT

University College Residences

http://www.utoronto.ca/ucres/summer/rates/index.htm

Single: $510.00 / month Twin: $380.00 / month no telephone in room microwave, fridge, no plates or utensils bring sheets not air-conditioned

Graduate House

My best option! Has a real kitchen! Individual controls for heating and aircon! Internet included! Bring bed linen and blankets, kitchen cutlery and dishes, cooking utensils, and cleaning supplies.

Room Type: Premium ($678*) _____ Single ($608*) _____ Double ($463*) ______ [large single bedroom in shared suite] [single bedroom in shared suite] [shared bedroom in shared suite]

Tartu College

http://www.tartucollege.ca/formx.asp

Monthly: _____________________ Non-Student ____ Student Single _______________________ $480.00________ $460.00 Corner Single _________________ $500.00________ $480.00 Double Room/Single Occupant ___ $560.00________ $540.00 Double Room/Double Occupant __ $360.00/each ___ $340.00/each

CASH only

Hosteling international

http://www.hihostels.ca/hostels/Ontario/:/HIToronto/Hostels/index.html

Campus Co-op Residence

http://www.campus-coop.org/content.php?tab=summer&page=fees_summer Minimum of 2 months. July, August. Reserve for the Summer! Call 416-979-2161.

  • Location, Location, Location: Our houses are located near the University of Toronto, in the Annex neighborhood. The Annex is a fantastic place to live, with concerts, theatre, bars and a thriving nightlife. We are also located at the intersection of two major subway lines, so you can get anywhere you want in Toronto in a matter of minutes.
  • No need to sign a 1 year lease: we only ask that you stay untill the end of August.
  • Great Rates: our rates are much less than other forms of accommodation - starting around $450. Inquire about sharing a room with a friend, and save even more.
  • Good Environment: Our houses are fun and social environments, and most of our tenants are university and college students.
  • Great Amenities: We provide free laundry, cleaning supplies, basic furnishings, cutlery and kitchenware. We are close to the TTC, the University of Toronto and downtown Toronto.
Annex
One of two divisions without meal plans, Annex is best known for it's beautiful Victorian homes.
Lowther
Lowther dining hall has the most member involvement of all the divisions. It also has a reputation for being the most lively division in Co-Op.
North
Located on Huron street, North Division is just steps from the University of Toronto. It's meal plan combines member involvement with paid staff, providing cost-effective food while respecting the busy schedules of members.
South
Mostly located on Spadina south of Harbord, South division has the most comprehensive meal plan in the Co-Op.
Sussex
With houses that are smaller, on average, than the rest of Co-Op, and a number of family apartments, Sussex is quiet and studious division.
T.C. Douglas
Located at 146 Howland Avenue.

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