November 7, 2018

Why Should I Choose to Study in Canada? Here are Canada’s Top Schools

Posted by Fabiola Arevalo - Bellissimo Law Group PC

Choosing a university or college can be a difficult decision to make, especially in a new country. It is important to do your research before applying to a school and accepting an invitation to study. Canada has an abundance of schools to choose from which can become overwhelming and costly.

Why choose Canada?

Many students choose to study in Canada for the opportunity to encounter different cultural and natural experiences. Canada is an extremely large country which means the landscape differs drastically from British Columbia (Western Canada) to Nova Scotia (Eastern Canada). Canada is also home to many large cities such as Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. Canada is well-established among the world’s leading study destinations. Most students choose larger populated cities to study in as they are home to many of the top universities in Canada. Did you know that Canadian college and university degrees are recognized around the world? The Canadian educational system offers the development of transferable skills, such as critical thinking, teamwork, communication and uses up and coming technology and digital media practices. The government of Canada also offers a work program to students who are looking to gain work experience who have obtained a diploma from a post-secondary institution in Canada. This allows you to develop your professional skills while living in Canada. As you can see, there are plenty of reasons to study in Canada! Still hesitant? Click here for more reasons!

Canada’s Top Schools:

The University of Toronto was ranked one of the best universities in the world, and the top in Canada. It ranked fifth in the world for Clinical Medicine, and eighth for Psychiatry/Psychology. The annual U.S News and World Report university rankings positioned U of T as the number 20 spot, the highest of any Canadian school. The University of British Columbia ranked 29th and McGill ranked 43rd which places them in the top 100. Canada has a total of 34 schools on the list.

The Top Universities in Canada are as Follows:

1. University of Toronto
2. University of British Columbia
3. McGill University
4. McMaster University
5. University of Montreal
6. University of Alberta
7. University of Calgary
8. University of Ottawa
9. University of Waterloo
10. University of Victoria
11. Western University
12. Simon Fraser University
13. Laval University
14. Dalhousie University
15. Queen’s University
16. University of Manitoba
17. York University
18. University of Guelph
19. Carleton University
20. Université du Québec à Montréal

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