Canada is becoming one of the most sought after international study destinations. Canada has a combination of the best living standards, lifestyle and education quality. This has made Canada one the leading destinations for international students. The
key advantages for students to consider studying in Canada are:
One of the most liveable countries in the world - Canada have been recognized for more than a decade by the United Nations as one of the most livable countries in the world (top 3 in the world in UN quality of life index for the
last seven years running). Also the 2011 Economist livable cities survey listed three Canadian cities in the world top ten places to live. So Canada has Clean, multicultural cities and astounding areas of protected natural
beauty - Canada offers you the chance to live in one of the world's most innovative countries with all the space you need to grow and learn properly.
Higher education quality - Whilst Canada only has a small higher education service compared with other countries its colleges and universities are widely regarded as amongst the best in the world.
Flexibility and Choice - Canada has a very flexible post high school higher education systems with polytechnics, colleges of advanced learning, specialist institutes’, small liberal arts universities and larger research intensive
public universities there is a course and an institutions for just about any of interest. Students can choose to earn a 2-year, diplomas, 1 year’s professional certificates, 4-year degrees, or 1-2 year postgraduate degrees
or a professional certification at polytechnics, colleges or universities of all shapes and sizes to suit all requirements.
Lower Costs - Fee tends to be lower (in international comparisons) more affordable and costs effective (with working rights as a student) in Canada. Canada also has a relatively low cost of living for a highly advanced country
Safety - Canada is a safe country with a reputation for celebrating diversity and a long history of welcoming students from all over the world.
Exceptional standard of Living - Canada’s public investments in health, education and the environment provide an exceptional standard of living.
Welcoming - Canada is a welcoming immigrant nation with people from all over the world (one in six Canadians is an immigrant) It is rapidly becoming one of the most popular choices for international students and this diversity
adds value to an excellent personal and academic experience.
Working opportunities whilst studying and post studies are the most generous in the world with working allowed whist studying, practical training, spouses able to work and options to remain in Canada and work for up to three years
upon graduation. There is even a scheme for some students to remain in Canada as permanent residents (CEC).
A thriving University research culture - the university sector accounts for one third of Canada research efforts, a higher proportion that any other G8 country. Also Canada has the highest share of private sector R&D investment
by the Universities.
UNIVERSITIES & INSTITUTES
The following are just some of the Canadian higher education institutions we recommend. We can also assist with high school placements please contact us for further information.
Cape Breton University (Sydney, Nova Scotia)
Capilano University (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Camosun College (Victoria, British Columbia) with pathways to UBC, SFU and UVic)
Grant MacEwan University (Edmonton, Alberta)
New College, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)
Royal Roads University- (Victoria, British Columbia)
Simon Fraser University/Navitas (Burnaby, British Columbia)
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology – SAIT (Calgary, Alberta)
St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, Nova Scotia)
St. Lawrence College (Kingston, Ontario)
Thompson Rivers University (Kamloops, British Columbia)
University of British Columbia /UBC Vantage College (Vancouver, British Columbia)
University of the Fraser Valley - UFV (Abbotsford, British Columbia)
University of King's College – (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
University of Ontario Institute of Technology- UOIT (Oshawa, Ontario)
University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
University of Windsor (Windsor, Ontario)
Vancouver Island University (Nanaimo, British Columbia)
Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario)
The Art Institute of Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia)
British Columbia Institute of Technology (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Brock University (Business Faculty)- St Catherine’s (Ontario)
Tamwood International College (Vancouver)
Trent University – Peterborough (Ontario)
University Canada West (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Centennial College (Toronto, Ontario)
College of New Caledonia (Prince George, British Columbia)
Columbia College (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Conestoga College (Waterloo, Ontario)
Durham College (Oshawa, Ontario- Nr Toronto)
George Brown College (Toronto, Ontario)
Niagara College (Niagara, Ontario)
Mohawk College (Hamilton, Ontario)
Sheridan College (Toronto, Ontario)
Why study in the USA ?
The United States is the number one destination for international students from all over the world. The main advantages of higher education in the USA are as follows:
World class learning institutions & Education Quality - US universities dominate all the recognized global ranking tables.
Choice - The US education system is vast, over 4,000 degree awarding institutions and is there is no other university system with such choice in the world in terms of entry selectivity; geography; urban/country campus options;
public versus private /specialist comprehensive institutions etc
Cost - Whilst some the leading private universities in the US command premium fees, many high-quality public universities offer very competitive fees packages. Community College degrees are cheaper and you can transfer to complete
a full bachelors degree when it suits you. Most institutions, especially the best offer ‘needs blind’ scholarships and other kinds of financial assistance to international students. These awards are nearly always based on academic
Choice - Students can choose to earn a two-year, four-year, or postgraduate degree or a professional certification at a public or private institution.
Students who study in the US benefit from world-class instructors, and leading technology with supporting industries, training & research.
Study in the country with the world largest economy - Because of the vast wealth of resources in America, the opportunities for practical training related to your field of study are vast. Most college and universities have established
affiliations with employers and researchers in different fields of study, thereby creating an avenue for students to obtain hands-on and invaluable experience. Many universities even require that students obtain practical training
in order to graduate. In many cases, these opportunities are not available anywhere else in the world.
Worldwide recognition leading to excellent career prospects - International students who complete their studies in the USA are highly sought after by companies worldwide.
Post study work experience - the US education system encourages students to do a year of paid or unpaid optional practical training (OPT) upon graduation. This is a very popular option and can be more than a year for certain science,
technical, engineering and maths subjects/professions.
Incomparable international cultural diversity - America is a melting pot of people from all over the world. It is the most popular choice for international students and this diversity adds value to an excellent personal and academic
experience. US universities are famous for campus life experiences.
UNIVERSITIES & INSTITUTES
The following are just some of the US higher education institutions we recommend. We can also assist with high school placements please contact us for further information.
Arkansas State University- Jonesboro (Arkansas)
Auburn University – Montgomery, Alabama (USA)
California State University, Fresno (Fresno, California)
California State University -San Marcos (Nr San Diego, California)
Chatham University – Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania)
Colorado Mesa University- Grand Junction, Colorado)
Colorado State University- (Denver, Colorado)
Columbia University (2+2 programme) – (NYC, New York)
DeVry University (various campuses)
Drexel University- Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
Drew University (Madison, New Jersey)
EDMC (Art Inst, Argosy Uni, Brown Mckie College, South Uni)
Florida International University - Chapman Graduate Business School and - Global First Year Programme (Miami, Florida)
Fordham University - New York City (New York)
Full Sail University (Orlando, Florida)
George Mason University (Fairfax, Virginia)
Hawaii Pacific University (Hawaii)
Herzing University (Madison-Wisconsin & Atlanta-Georgia and other campuses)
Humboldt State University (California)
Husson University (Maine)
Johnson & Wales University (Providence- Rhode Island)
Kent State University (Kent, Ohio)
LeTourneau University (Longview, Texas)
Lincoln University (Oakland, Nr San Franciso - California)
Louisiana State University - LSU Baton Rouge (Louisiana)
Marshall University (Huntingdon, W.Virginia)
Menlo College, Silicon Valley Business School - Atherton Nr San Francisco /San Jose (California)
Montana State University-Billings- (Montana)
New York Institute of Technology- NYIT (NYC, New York)
Northern Arizona University (Arizona)
Northern Michigan University (Michigan)
Oregon State University – Portland (Oregon)
Pace University- New York City (New York)
Philadelphia University - Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
Plymouth State University (New Hampshire)
Rider University (New Jersey)
Rowan University (2+2 programme) - (New Jersey)
San Jose State University (San Jose, California)
Saint Francis University- Loretto (Pennsylvania)
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota- Winona (Minnesota)
Seton Hall University (2+2 programme) – (New Jersey)
Southern New Hampshire University (Manchester, New Hampshire)
State University of New York –various campuses (New York)
Stetson University (Florida)
Southeast Missouri State University (Missouri)
Tennessee Tech University - Cookeville (Tennessee)
Texas A & M-Corpus Christi – Corpus Christi (Texas)
Texas State University -San Marcos (Texas)
Texas Wesleyan University - Fort Worth ( Texas)
University of Alabama - Birmingham, Alabama
University of California Riverside - Riverside California
University of Central Florida - UCF Orlando (Florida)
University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati (Ohio)
University of Findlay - Findlay (Ohio)
University of Kansas - Lawrence (Kansas)
University of New Haven- West Haven (Connecticut)
University of Michigan - Flint (Michigan)
University of Saint Joseph- West Hartford (Connecticut)