Why is Canada a top destination for students?
10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Canada is a nation bursting with opportunity, no matter where you see yourself in the future. Read on to gain some handy knowledge about this nation.
Canada has always attracted migrants from around the world, whether they’re here for economic reasons or academic. Many of its largest cities are bubbling melting pots of nationalities and this shows that multiculturalism in Canada has been a huge success. The liberal government promotes immigration and social integration.
In Toronto, 50% of residents belong to a minority ethnic group. No matter where you are from in the world, you’ll fit in here! No single nationality dominates Toronto’s diversity, making it an incredibly global city. Toronto’s motto is: diversity our strength. Its residents are called Torontonians.
It’s also handy that its main language is English, meaning everyone can communicate efficiently. However, 160 other languages are spoken in the city.
Due to TSoM’s handy location, you can find many international restaurants and events right on your doorstep.
High educational standards
Canada is one of the most educated nations in the world. It ranks number one globally for residents with a tertiary education. Over half of Canadians possess a university education and the government invests in higher education heavily.
A 2017 study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that Canadian education is far ahead of western rivals such as the US, UK, and France.
The study also showed that migrant students also perform at the same level as Canadian-born students, due to excellent teaching standards. Canada’s educational system ensures equality for all students, no matter their background.
The Toronto School of Management offers a high quality academic experience that is typically found in the country.
Ideal job destination
Many of Canada’s largest industries are located in Toronto. Whether you’re looking to work alongside your studies or thinking about post-graduate work, there are plenty of great opportunities.
The headquarters of many Canadian broadcast companies are located here, as are the head offices of five major banks. The Toronto Stock Exchange is also home to many fantastic positions.
There are many temporary seasonal jobs at festivals, shows, and sporting events.
With a highly diverse economy, you can find a job in a great deal of sectors to suit you or gain relevant and meaningful student work experience from fashion to hospitality.
During the day you can stroll through parks, experience Toronto Islands by ferry, or visit Kensington Market to get your hands on some unique gifts from around the world. Toronto is truly a city of contrasts with much greenery to see among the urban skyscrapers that it’s famous for.
In the evenings, you can relax by experiencing some culture, whether it’s at one of the city’s museums or theatres.
Toronto is a transportation hub with rail, road, bus, and air services. The city is a major supporter of cycling to combat climate change, and you’ll find extensive cycle lanes throughout the city.
It’s also one of the safest cities in North America, making it the ideal place to work, study, and play.