Response to International Student Information Request
Updated: Jul 10
It’s never too early to prepare for college. If you’re an international student interested in studying anywhere in Canada, you’ll need extra time to prepare.
Image below offers an accurate guideline for college applications.
This link, https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/post-secondary-education/find-a-program-or-institution/find-an-institution, provides all the information you'll need to find the right college/university in British Columbia.
For a list of colleges and universities across Canada, follow this link; https://thegreenestworkforce.ca/index.php/en/schools/.
If you're not sure who to contact or what department of the government to address your queries to, dial 1-800-O Canada (1-800-622-6232); TTY: 1-800-926-9105 for those with a hearing or speech disability.
You'll need to find student accommodations as well. Here is a link describing everything you will likely have to consider before deciding on your new 'home': https://www.canadavisa.com/accommodation-options-for-international-students-in-canada.html#gs.3l7w11. Browse their website, it's loaded with options for international students and also contains valuable information on any other question you may have as an international student considering Canada.
Below is a list of available homestay accommodations across Canada: https://canadahomestaynetwork.ca/for-students/#accommodations. Most universities offer student accommodation options, but, if you prefer living with a Canadian family, in their home, homestay is the way to go.