University of Waterloo
As one of Canada’s top innovation universities, the University of Waterloo offers programs in business, engineering, health, humanities and social sciences, the environment, math, and science. Waterloo is also home to the world’s largest paid co-operative education program. Students will alternate school and paid work terms with the University of Waterloo’s network of 7,100 employers, including many of the world’s top brands. Students will gain up to two years of relevant experience before starting their career.
Many graduates also pursue further education such as law, medicine, business, or specialized master’s programs on campus or at other top universities around the world.
Why the University of Waterloo
- Location: Waterloo is a vibrant and multicultural community that is perfect for university students; the Uptown area has everything from restaurants and bars to various boutique stores, parks and hiking trails to enjoy.
- Research: The University of Waterloo is a world-leading research institution in a wide-range of fields and disciplines, at all levels of study. Built to answer the challenges of a rapidly advancing society, Waterloo is a place where ideas are innovated, tested and proven.
- Co-op Opportunities: As home to the world’s largest post-secondary co-operative education program, the University embraces its connections to the world and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research, and commercialization.
- Community Outreach: At local, regional, provincial and national levels, the University is regarded as an institution with a vast array of expertise and resources that help contribute to a strong and vibrant community.
Seneca College – Seneca at York Campus
Seneca offers more than an education. With campuses throughout the Greater Toronto Area, Seneca’s size and diversity give students the advantage of partnerships with industry leaders, the latest in hands-on computer technology, a variety of class sizes, and full-time, part-time and continuing education options. Education should be flexible and accessible, so Seneca also employs various methods of teaching – from in-class lectures and online learning to co-op and field placements – in programs related to applied arts, business, financial services and technology.
Several schools are located at the Seneca@York campus located on the grounds of York University, including the Animation Arts Centre, Communication Arts, Computer Studies and Biological Science and Applied Chemistry, as well as Corporate Communications and Technical Communication programs.
Why Seneca College – Seneca@York
- Campus life: Whatever your passion, get involved in athletics and physical activity through recreational leagues and fully equipped fitness centres, or join one of 80+ clubs and associations. Become part of the Seneca Student Federation which helps students engage with the Seneca community, building lasting relationships, while having fun in the process.
- Services: A student’s transition to life at Seneca is made as easy as possible with International Student Services which includes free airport pickup, housing/accommodation assistance, orientation, academic advisors, counselling, free English assistance and peer tutoring, and international student clubs.
- Real-world experience: Seneca believes in creating great student experiences that provide enriching learning opportunities — both inside and outside of the classroom. This includes immersing oneself in the workplace as part of a work term or field placement or expanding one’s skillset by studying abroad. These enriching experiences will give students an edge when they enter the workforce or pursue further studies.
- Location: All of Seneca’s campuses are located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Toronto is the largest city in Canada and one of the world’s most multi-cultural cities with over 70 ethnic groups and more than 140 spoken languages and dialects. Participate in group activities to the GTA’s many attractions like the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, Casa Loma castle, the Ontario Science Centre, the Toronto Zoo, The Art Gallery, and the Royal Ontarion Museum. Students can also partake in ice skating, go-karting, movie nights, shopping, skiing, bowling, international days and more.
Sheridan College is a leading diploma and degree-granting institution in Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1967, Sheridan is home to more than 23,000 full-time students and 16,950 continuing education students from more than 110 countries over its three Ontario city campuses – Oakville, Brampton, and Mississauga. Often dubbed as the ‘Harvard of Animation’ or ‘Disney North’, Sheridan’s graduates include Academy and Emmy Award winners in the fields of animation and creative arts.
Sheridan boasts of being the first undergraduate college to offer a creative campus, designed to stimulate innovative and creative skills of its students through creative collaboration across faculties, practical and experiential learning among other hallmarks.
The college offers more than 120 programs across five faculties including 26-degree programs. It offers more than 500 continuing and professional studies programs. Students can choose from a wide range of programs including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, and bachelor’s degrees catering to their needs and also join a community of professors with industry expertise. Animation and Game Design, Journalism, Applied Computing, Community studies are some of the most popular subjects of Sheridan College. One of the unique aspects of the college is the close proximity of all the three campuses to the Greater Toronto Area, giving students unlimited access to Canada’s biggest and cultural capital city.
Conestoga is a leader in polytechnic education and one of Ontario’s fastest growing colleges, delivering a full range of career-focused education, training and applied research programs to prepare students for success in the new knowledge economy and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.
Our comprehensive range of programming meets the needs of a variety of learners, providing multiple entry points and established pathways to ensure that individuals across our community can access the education they need for their chosen careers. Articulation agreements with colleges and universities around the world provide our students with ready access to additional post-secondary opportunities.
Established in 1967, Conestoga now serves approximately 23,000 registered students through campuses and training centres in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Ingersoll and Brantford and is a provincial leader in apprenticeship training. Continuing education programs attract approximately 30,000 enrolments each year. Conestoga delivers more than 300 career-focused programs, and has more degree offerings than any other college outside of the GTA, including Ontario’s only college-based, accredited engineering degrees.
Located close to the Humber River, the North Campus of the institution has more than 19,000 full-time students and 1,000 of them living in residence. The campus provides both full-time and part-time programs in a range of fields that include Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, Media Studies, Applied Technology, Business along with Hospitality and Tourism. The Lakeshore campus of Humber College, situated along Lake Ontario’s shores, is home to more than 10,600 full-time students with 400 living in residence. Orangeville campus of the institution offers 6 wireless classrooms, a computer lab, an on-site fitness center with a swimming pool, a food court, two hockey rinks, a library, and a restaurant. For students wishing to pursue careers in the fashion and beauty industry, The Fashion Institute of the Humber College features an ideal environment. Other campuses of the Humber College equally offer a range of facilities to the students.
Centennial College (CC), established in 1966, is one of the oldest publicly funded colleges in Ontario, Canada, and the first college in the province to receive certification from the Government. With over 25,000 full-time students, including 13,000 international candidates, CC welcomes the largest number of international students of any public college in Canada. The college’s campus is a site of cultural diversity having nearly 100 ethnocultural groups and 80 languages spoken there. Admissions at Centennial College are offered in the three intakes of Fall, Winter, and Summer semesters. Centennial College offers more than 100 full-time programs, 160 part-time programs, and thousands of part-time courses in an array of disciplines to choose from
Centennial College Top Programs
Some of the popular courses provided by the College are:
- Bachelor of Information Technology.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
- Graduate Certificate in International Business Management.
- Graduate Certificate in Advertising (Creative & Digital Strategy).
THOMPSON RIVER UNIVERSITY
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has distance and online education programs with TRU Open Learning division.
The inaugural convocation of TRU was held on March 31, 2005. The first official visit at the university was made by Prime Minister Paul Martin. On-campus, 15,500 students are studying a variety of programs.
Programs are from these schools and faculties; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Adventure, School of Business and Economics, School of Nursing, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Culinary Arts and Tourism, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Student Development, and School of Trades and Technology.
ST. CLAIR COLLEGE
St. Clair College was founded in the year 1967 and now has three campuses (Windsor,chatham & Wallaceburg campus)serving over 8,500 full-time students and 20,000 part-time students. This public community college offers more than 120 programs with several pathway agreements with leading universities in Canada and across the world. The college is specialized in applied arts and technology. The multicultural communities in and around the college enhance the quality of life and give opportunities to gain experience of a lifetime.
Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology, commonly known as Northern College, is a college of applied arts and technology in Northern Ontario. The college’s catchment area extends across 58,000 square miles or 150,200 square kilometres. More than 65 communities within Northeastern Ontario are served by four campuses located in Timmins (Porcupine), Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, and Haileybury. Annual enrolment is approximately 1,500 full-time students. Annual part-time and continuing education enrolment exceeds 11,000 students. Northern College is also home to the Haileybury School of Mines, which predates the college and was founded in 1912.
Yorkville University is a private university that provides practitioner-oriented degree programs for a professional career. The annual enrollment at the university is 5,500 students. The average cost of attending the university is 10,500 CAD per year. It offers personalized attention in the classroom which helps students learn through active participation, making it one of the best places to study in Canada.
Yorkville University has three campuses across Canada in Vancouver, Toronto, and Fredericton. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and has a 100% placement rate. One of the unique features of the university is that it offers flexible degree programs either on-campus or off-campus (online) or a combination of both mediums.
Georgian College is a College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario, Canada. It has 13,000 full-time students, including 4,500 international students from 85 countries, across seven campuses, the largest being in Barrie.Georgian College offers academic upgrading, apprenticeship training, certificate, diploma, graduate certificate, college degree and university programs (including combined degree-diplomas) and part-time studies in such areas such as automotive business, business and management, community safety, computer studies, design and visual arts, engineering technology and environmental studies, health, wellness and sciences, hospitality, tourism and recreation, human services, Indigenous studies, liberal arts, marine studies, and skilled trades
Georgian offers the following degrees:
- Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Automotive Management)
- Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Management and Leadership)
- Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Golf Management)
- Honours Bachelor of Interior Design
- Honours Bachelor of Police Studies
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Algoma University is proposing to expand its academic offerings by creating a Centre for Social, Cultural & Economic Innovation in the heart of downtown Brampton. By Fall 2020, in addition to its School of Business & Economics, Algoma University will offer programs, degrees and certificates in Computer Science, Psychology, and Community Economic and Social Development, with additional, new programs to follow in 2023. Students at Algoma University’s Centre for Social, Cultural & Economic Innovation will obtain an education that prepares them to make significant contributions to the Brampton community and beyond.
Why Algoma University – Brampton
- Student-centric: Classes are kept small to provide students with more opportunities to participate, ask questions, and receive quality feedback from caring professors. Algoma’s professors are always available for help and have an open door policy, plus they will get to know their student’s names and dreams and help in every step in reaching them. Further, learning goes beyond the classroom. Faculty believes in providing students with as many hands-on learning opportunities as possible to take what students have learned in the classroom and apply it to real life work situations. Professors prepare students for life after school.
- Campus life: Be a student leader, join a club, compete on a varsity team, or work alongside faculty on cutting edge research. The opportunities really are endless to get involved at Algoma. Students will meet new friends and these experiences will help build up their resume. Plus, their leadership and volunteerism on- and off-campus are recognized on the Co-Curricular Record.
- Academics: The School of Business & Economics at Algoma University provides academic programming, in both Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton, that is relevant to the evolving economy and experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom that will help students grow and find their place as a future business leader.
- Location: Algoma University’s campus lies in the heart of historic downtown Brampton. Within steps away, the downtown offers access to city and regional transit, and is home to over 1500 businesses and services. Enjoy great restaurants, shops, arts, entertainment, parks and culture. Garden Square, located directly beside Algoma U’s Brampton campus, offers free entertainment for all ages throughout the year including many events and festivals. Culture Days, Winter Lights Weekend, Festival of Liberty Diversity, and the World of Jazz Festival to name just a few are scheduled at this vibrant city hub.