Reflecting on COVID-19: A Year in the Pandemic Life | Cambridge Network Homestay

Resilience is an often-used word. However, never in our collective history has the definition been more profound than it’s been since March 2020, when the COVID pandemic took over the world! As we bid farewell to our student... Read More

Planning Your Summer Homestay for International Students | Dear Angela

Dear Angela, Summer is supposed to be a time for students to have fun and enjoy new experiences. How do the students feel about summer homestay? How can I, as a host, make the best summer for my international students? I want to m... Read More

Cambridge Network 2021 Host Family Appreciation Post!

It takes incredibly caring individuals to open your homes and hearts to an international student. Cambridge Network is beyond grateful to work with an entire village of inspiring, kind, and open-minded hosts to count on each year.... Read More

What should host families do with their international student’s stuff when they move out? | Dear Angela

Now that daylight savings time has started, and we have entered the final stretch of the school year, the question we get from host families more often than any other is, “what do we do with all our international studentR... Read More

What’s in Cambridge Network’s Host Family Agreement? | Hosting an International Student

Who really reads ten pages of legalese anyway? Well, Cambridge Network really hopes our host families have read all our Host Family Agreement. In our agreement, a lot of valuable hosting-related information is covered, but we reco... Read More

How to Express Thanksgiving Gratitude During COVID-19 | Dear Angela

In psychology research, many health care professionals strongly agree that gratitude is consistent with increased happiness. Still, when everything seems to be going wrong, finding reasons to be thankful can feel elusive. The trad... Read More