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Want to study in Canada? These Canadian colleges might be a good fit for you

Here are the participating schools in IDP’s Virtual Fair this February 6!

Got your eyes set to study abroad, but still undecided on where to go? Why not choose Canada? Colleges in Canada are the most affordable compared to other English-speaking countries. Aside from this, Canadian colleges grant you the necessary skills needed in the workplace, as well as the opportunity to work while studying. Interested now? Join us as we hold our Virtual Fair on February 6 to learn more. In the meantime, here is a sneak peek of some participating Canadian colleges who will join us at our event. 

1. Brock University

Cultivating excellence in their students, Brock University prides itself on their quality education and integrated work experience. As a leader in experiential learning and transdisciplinary research, Brock University exposes you to the ins and outs of your chosen field by providing you with over 24,000 experiential learning opportunities.

Popular Courses:

  • Language and Literature
  • History
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Psychiatry and Neurosurgery
  • Biochemistry
  • Teaching and Education

2. Cambrian college

If you are looking for a great college that offers you quality education and a great learning environment, then Cambrian College is a great fit for you. Cambrian College puts their students first by providing them with a great opportunity to learn from professionals in the industry; innovative and advanced learning spaces, labs, and workshops; intimate learning environment due to small class sizes; and firsthand learning experience such as co-ops, placements, and community projects.

Popular Courses:

  • Social Work
  • Physics
  • Public Relations
  • Health Science
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Environmental Studies

3. Cape Breton University

Like Cambrian College, Cape Breton University is known for having small class sizes and a strong student-teacher ratio which would garner enhanced and focused learning. What sets Cape Breton University apart to international students is its extensive list of programs which do not require a mathematics requirement. To top it off, the university also offers exclusive facilities for international students such as free airport pickup, free certified immigration counsellors, and part-time jobs through student union.

Popular Courses:

  • Chemistry
  • Engineering 
  • Anthropology
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Sociology
  • Legal Studies 

4. Centennial College

Centennial College aims to help you pave your way to your career path. This college supplies you with an education which focuses on professional skills development rather than merely learning theories and concepts. With almost 800 Program Advisory Committee (PAC) member organizations, Centennial College ensures that their programs are relevant to the rapidly changing workplace and requirements of employers.

Popular Courses:

  • Advertising 
  • Architecture
  • Music
  • Teaching and Education
  • Pharmacy
  • Food Science

5. Fanshawe College

Want a great work experience to go with your education? Fanshawe College could be the one for you. With more than 60 co-operative education programs, Fanshawe College helps its students start their long-awaited career by providing students with quality education and a hands-on paid working experience. What’s more, the tuition fee of Fanshawe College comes with some perks like Fanshawe Cares Arrival and Accommodation Services, bus pass, health and dental insurance, and fitness membership.

Popular Courses:

  • Telecommunications
  • Medicine and Medical Studies
  • International Business
  • Sales and Marketing 
  • Curriculum and Education Studies
  • Teaching

6. Hermes Colleges Network

Hermes Colleges Network (HCN Inc.) is amongst the largest and fastest growing network of higher education institutions committed to academic excellence. The focus of HCN institutions, is to offer student job-oriented training that positions them for a successful career. It has 1 campus in Toronto, 2 campuses in Quebec, and 4 campuses in Montreal.

Popular Courses

  • French and English Advanced Academic Pathways
  • Skilled Trades
  • Management
  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Business and Finance

7. Humber College

Recognized as the national leader in research partnerships, Humber College has multiple Centers of Innovation (COIs) which advocates for collaboration between students, faculty, and industry to learn and solve real-world challenges in order to become innovative workers of tomorrow. Humber college puts emphasis on applied research, collaboration, and innovation.

Popular Courses:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Justice Studies
  • Security Services
  • Economics
  • Creative Writing 
  • Digital Communications and Multimedia

8. Sheridan College

Similar to Humber College, Sheridan College focuses on research and collaboration. This college provides you with an opportunity to work directly with professors and professionals in the industry who will help you develop your practical and professional skills, garner problem-solving experience, and advance your knowledge of the industry.

Popular Courses:

  • Information Systems
  • Health Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Marketing, Media, and Communication
  • Computer Engineering 
  • Chemical Engineering

9. Queen’s University

Have interests in differing programs? Don’t know which program to choose? In Queen’s University, students have the freedom to mix things up and create an entirely unique degree of their own. To meet students’ needs for career development and personal growth, the university offers a number of programs such as articulation agreements, cotutelle programs, and dual degree or double degree options. Other than this, Queen’s is a research-intensive university that conducts leading-edge research in various areas like mental health, healthy environments and sustainable energy systems, and computational science and engineering.

Popular Courses:

  • Language and Literature
  • History
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Psychiatry and Neurosurgery
  • Biochemistry
  • Teaching and Education

Interested in any of these colleges and want to learn more? Join our Virtual Fair on February 6 to meet the representatives of these Canadian colleges. Sign up for free!


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