International students can pick from a wide range of Canadian universities and colleges
University of Windsor
The University of Windsor is located in southern Ontario, at the crossroads of North America, facing one of Canada’s most beautiful waterfronts on the Detroit River. Established in 1857, Windsor offers its 16,000 students more than 120 different undergraduate programs, including unique degrees in the areas of Social Justice, Environmental Science, and Communications as well as superb Engineering, Business and Science programs. With renowned faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, Windsor supports students in pursuing independent, original scholarship with meaningful real-world applications.
Saint Mary’s University
Founded in 1802, Saint Mary’s University is located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Atlantic province’s largest city. With a student population of 8,000, where the average first-year class size in undergraduate degree programs is only 30 to 60 students, SMU is able to offer a student-centered learning environment. Renowned for the Sobey School of Business, SMU also offers a variety of undergraduate programs in Engineering, Computing Science, Criminology, International Development, Education, Environmental Studies, and much more. In Halifax, students will never be short on things to do. The city is rich with history and culture and offers 450+ restaurants, a vibrant local music scene, live theatre or outdoors activities such as hiking or a day on the beach.
University of Victoria
Located in the West Coast where beaches, forests and mountains are all next to one another, the University of Victoria has one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses. With a student population of nearly 20,000, UVic is also one of the world’s greatest public universities. Ranked first in Canada and 11th globally, UVic offers students a classroom experience with top internationally recognized experts. Popular undergraduate programs include Commerce, Engineering, Health Sciences, Ocean Sciences, Fine and Performing Arts. For students interested in getting hands-on, career-oriented work experience as part of their university degrees, UVic is also home to one of the country’s largest co-operative education programs.
University of Winnipeg
University of Winnipeg offers more than 50 undergraduate degree programs, post-graduate professional programs, English language programs and a thriving high-school, The Collegiate, right on campus. Established in 1871, the University of Winnipeg is located in the central business district in the province of Manitoba, which consistently has one of the highest employment rates and one of the lowest costs of living in all of North America. International students will not find a better combination of available education options, a more welcoming environment, or more favorable work and immigration opportunities at a lower cost anywhere in the world. The university’s 10,000 students study programs in the areas of Business, Economics, Life Sciences, International Development, Theatre and Film and much more. Students can enjoy exciting activities such as Polar Bear watching in nearby city Churchill, known as the ‘polar bear capital of the world’!
Located just a 30-minute drive from the US border, and an hour- and-a-half from Montreal, the Bishop’s University campus is tucked in between mountains, rivers, and lakes in the beautiful and bilingual Eastern Townships region of Quebec. Students are at the forefront of every decision that is made on campus – from the development of academic programs to the way that teaching and learning occurs. With a student population of just 2,300, Bishop’s students are members of a dynamic and engaging community where class sizes average 25 students and professors will know your name. School spirit is something that Bishop’s has become famous for. It’s a fun and engaging place to be a student.
St. Thomas University
Founded in 1910, St. Thomas University boasts a unique campus community that is united by scholarship and friendship. STU’s community of students and alumni spans across Canada and the world in the shape of award-winning authors, Rhodes Scholars, a federal court judge, a prime minister, a premier, an Olympic athlete, and the Speaker of the Senate of Canada. No other university in Canada specializes as exclusively in the liberal arts. The four-year Bachelor of Arts encompasses over 30 fields of study with numerous interdisciplinary options. STU is also recognized as a leader in the fields of International Relations, Economics, Human Rights, Criminology, Journalism, Social Work, and Education. With a student population of 2,300, classes are small and interactive with no class with more than 60 students. STU has attracted international students from more than 80 countries with a very strong scholarship program that recognizes leadership and academic success.
Founded in 1965, Sault College is located in the beautiful city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on the Canada-US border. True to the Canadian experience, Sault Ste. Marie offers four-season living nestled in between three of the world’s largest fresh water lakes. At Sault College, you are provided with services to help you succeed, including academic support and social activities, as well as airport pickup, accommodations, health care, program registration, counselling, and international student advising. A campus with plenty of study space, computer labs, cafeterias, athletics and a campus shop also support your success. Canada’s Maclean’s magazine ranks the College at the top of the province in graduate satisfaction, with 85 per cent of graduates saying that they were highly satisfied. Sault College offers its 4,000 students a full range of programs: Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Post Graduate Certificates, Degrees, and Apprenticeship programs.
Established in 1967, Confederation College is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and delivers exceptional education and training to an average of 11,400 full and part-time students every year and currently has a total of 600 full and part-time employees. It offers more than 50 programs in four different academic schools. Confederation College is committed to quality education and has some of the highest graduate, employer and student satisfaction scores in the province of Ontario. Students will have a truly Canadian experience and develop a global mindset. The small classes and committed teachers ensure that students receive the support they require. Students can select distinct programs, which are not widely available elsewhere. Several programs offer work placement opportunities and co-op education, which help further career opportunities.
Lethbridge College opened in 1957 as the first public college in Canada and offers 50 career-training programs, applied degrees and apprenticeships. With an exciting selection of programs such as Fashion Design, Interior Design, Geomatics Engineering and Multimedia, all programs offer hands-on experience and practicum in addition to theory-based learning. LC is located in Lethbridge, Alberta, two hours south of Calgary and an hour north of the US border. Students at Lethbridge College are given the opportunity to apply what they learn in the real world with job opportunities and practical learning experiences. The College aims to educate students to be environmentally responsible and globally aware.
University of Winnipeg,
Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE)
The University of Winnipeg (PACE) offers dynamic and innovative post-graduate diplomas in HR Management, Project Management, Public Relations & Marketing Management, Internet Systems, and Network Security.
Master in Manufacturing Management
Located in Montreal, Quebec, McGill is Canada’s most renowned research university. The Masters in Manufacturing Management (MMM) program is a professionally-oriented graduate program aimed at students with engineering or science backgrounds.
Osgoode Hall Law School (York University)
LLM in International Business Law
This one-year, full-time Professional LLM program is designed to give law graduates and lawyers from around the world advanced training in international business law. Located in Toronto, Ontario, Osgoode Hall Law School is Canada’s largest law school.
The University of Guelph offers an MBA where students can choose to concentrate in Food and Agribusiness or Hospitality and Tourism. Consistently ranked as a top comprehensive university in Canada, Guelph leads with innovative research-intensive programs and lively campus life.
University of Windsor
The Centre for Executive and Professionals Education (CEPE)
Windsor has Canada’s leading suite of professional master’s degree programs including Master of Engineering and Master of Management. Areas of concentration include International Accounting and Finance, Logistics & Supply Chain, Human Resources and Automotive Engineering.
• To find out more about studying in Canada, visit Canadian University Application Centre’s website at www.canada123.org
Posted: Oct 2, 2012