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Have you ever considered studying in Canada after your IB?

Imagine Studying in Canada!

 Looking for an unforgettable experience that will last a lifetime?

Canada is known for its excellent quality of life. Visualize vibrant cities, beautiful spaces and welcoming multi-cultural communities. Besides providing exceptional standards of living, safety and first class healthcare, Canada is also internationally recognized for a competency-based teaching approach that prepares students to be productive in the workplace immediately after graduation.

 Canadian universities, colleges and polytechnics are primarily publicly-funded and highly accountable for quality assurance in teaching, research and campus facilities. What’s more, tuition and living costs are very competitive when you compare top ranking destinations for study abroad. 

 Over 293,000 international students selected Canada in 2013 for a premier education, access to global career opportunities and an exciting cross-cultural experience. Choose from among Canada’s top-ranked colleges, polytechnics and universities for the highest quality education and return home with a globally recognized degree.

Canada’s systems of education

Canada’s college, polytechnics and university system commences after high school.  You can also choose to complete some or all of your primary and secondary school in Canada in either the public or private system.  Both offer global graduation standards to continue post-secondary studies, as well as exceptional student services.  Beyond high school, career choices are endless with thousands of post-secondary options to suit every interest! 

 Canada represents a tremendous opportunity for British students to advance their career opportunities. An increasing number of British students are choosing Canada as their preferred destination for language learning, high-school and post-secondary education.

Universities

Canada’s 125 public and private not-for-profit universities offer high quality education at relatively low costs. The universities offer vast choice of undergraduate and post-graduate programs, as well as professional designations, certificate and diploma courses, and short career-focused programs. Canadian institutions are known for their cutting edge technology and research labs. They also provide opportunities for cooperative education and internships. International students can often work while they study.

Research Focus

Canada’s universities, colleges and polytechnics are engaged in innovative research in the fields of health, nanotechnology, biotechnology, high-performance computing, environmental technologies, nutraceuticals and renewable fuels, among other sectors. R&D cross-funding between the private sector and post-secondary education institutions is high by international standards.

New economic research is also highlighting the important role of universities, colleges and polytechnics as knowledge hubs connecting business, government and post-secondary education institutions with commercial firms that help deliver on discovery. If you’ve got ideas to change the world, we’ve got the programs to help you realize them!

 MITACS is a national not-for-profit research organization that offers funding for internships and fellowships at Canadian universities for international undergraduate and postgraduate students.  The Mitacs Globalink program invites undergraduate students from around the world to experience Canada as a leading destination for research & innovation. This competitive program pairs top-ranked students and faculty at Canadian universities for a 12-week research project of mutual interest in the period of May to September.

 

For more information, advice and useful resources have a read of these articles: 

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