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What is the best city in Canada for international students?

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    University of Ottawa

    University of Ottawa

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    Hi there. The United Nations ranks Canada as one of the best places in the world to live, and the University of Ottawa is located in the heart of Canada's capital. In fact, the city of Ottawa is ranked first among Canadian cities for quality of life. International students enjoy lower tuition fees and a superior quality of education. Make yourself at home.

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    IDP Education

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    I would say it depends on what the student really wants, because if they are much more in touch with nature, I would say areas such as Halifax, Nova Scotia or even Winnipeg, Manitoba, these are for the ones that prefer more laid back environment, but for students who prefer something much more urban than the city life. Vancouver, Toronto will be the better option.

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    Northern College

    Northern College

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    Hello, everyone. This is Edna from Northern College, again. Regarding to the question, which city is best for international students? I think that's really depends on, different people will have different answers. My suggestion is that, ask yourself first what you are looking for in the destination city, you are going to study in Canada. And then do some homework, search online to see which Canadian city have those characters you are looking for.

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    Lakehead University

    Lakehead University

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    There are many wonderful cities in Canada, but I recommend selecting a small to medium sized city such as Thunder Bay and Aurelia, where you can really get involved with the community. There are wonderful opportunities to explore the outdoors and really gain a truly Canadian experience.

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    University of Alberta

    University of Alberta

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    Every Canadian city has its own character, so it really depends what you're looking for. I chose the city of Edmonton to study at the University of Alberta. Since then, I've fallen in love with this city. We have just over a million people living here now for all the benefits of city life without being overwhelmed by density. It's one of the most affordable places to live in Canada with lower cost of living and taxes than any other major city. We have hundreds of festivals every year and events and things to do and are just a couple of hours drive from the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

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    University of Winnipeg

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    Making the choice on which city to study in will come down to a lot of different factors for international students and their families. Of course, it will come down to the educational programs available, the values of the city and, of course, the cost of living, among many others. I really encourage international students to do a lot of research prior to making this decision because it will affect not only your studies, but your happiness while you're there. And I really do think that this answer will differ from student to student.

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    Canada College

    Canada College

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    Montreal is a hub of international students whom you can easily connect with, make friends and of course, learn together. Montreal is a cosmopolitan and multicultural city. You will feel welcomed immediately. Montreal has a very promising job market, and international students with a study permit can gain experience in the leading industry easily.

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    University of Ottawa

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    The city of Ottawa consistently ranks among one of the best cities to live in, in the world and in Canada, according to students, it's the best city to live in as a student. These same students related the fact that they love living in a city where the cost of living is far lower than other cities across Canada, where there's nature at their doorstep and a bunch of world class amenities available to them throughout the year.

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