THE BEST COLLEGES FOR STUDY IN CANADA
Higher Education in CanadaAre you thinking of pursuing your higher education overseas? Congratulations! This would be the single most uplifting and exhilarating experiences of your life. After the decision of studying abroad has been made, then comes the more specific task of choosing which country you want to study in, and zeroing in on the university. Among all the countries that see a higher proportion of international students, Canada is gaining popularity. Studying abroad in Canada can have a lot of advantages, apart from the advantage of studying in some of the top rated universities in the world and getting access to the best research and faculty, a student studying in Canada also has the added advantage of increasing his chances of obtaining a Canada PR. A student who graduates from a Canadian University is not only allowed to stay on to look for a job and work in Canada but also gets additional points on his comprehensive ranking score. The question facing many students who opt to study in Canada is which college would be the best for them. The choice is often an individual one and is made based on certain criteria, which we have discussed in an earlier post. In this post, we take a look at some of the best colleges in Canada to help you in your decision-making process.
The University of TorontoThe University of Toronto is ranked 22nd among the top universities in the world and number 1 in Canada. The university is modeled along the lines of prestigious universities in the UK, which is a collegiate system and is comprised of 12 colleges, each of which has its own distinct history and features. The university has been an alma mater to many distinguished persons, including 10 Nobel laureates and five Canadian Premiers. The university offers around 200 post graduate and 700 undergraduate degrees to its 60,000 strong student population about 15 percent of which comprises of international students.
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University of British ColumbiaThe University of British Columbia (UBC) is the oldest university in the province of British Columbia, it is ranked 2nd in Canada and 36th in the world as of 2017. UBC has two campuses, the main campus in Vancouver and another in Kelowna. The main Vancouver campus is famous for its proximity to the beaches and a stunning view of the Northshore mountains. The college has a distinguished list of alumni which includes seven Noble Laureates, 65 Olympic medallists, and 69 Rhodes Scholars. The university has also been alma mater to three Canadian Premiers including the current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
McGill UniversityMcGill University has its main campus in downtown Montreal and was founded in 1821. Most buildings of the universities including the students living quarters are housed in a single campus. The university founded Canada's first medicinal faculty and remains one of the top universities in the country for clinical studies. The university offers course in more than 300 different subjects and has more than 40,000 students hailing from 150 countries
University of MontrealThe University of Montreal is ranked 4th in Canada and 103rd in world university rankings. It is the second largest university based on student population and has around 50,000 students enrolled in its various courses. The University is also famous for its use of French as an official language and many students looking to polish their skills in French choose this university over others. The university boasts of many government officials, including ten Quebec premieres among its alumni.
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