Leeds & Grenville is a popular destination for International Students. The educational institutions here are world-class and most of the people living here are native English speakers. This creates an ideal atmosphere for learning to speak English properly and quickly.
The region is also an excellent place to begin your new life after graduating from a post-secondary school in Canada. As a graduate of a Canadian school, you are automatically eligible for an open work VISA for up to 2 years and once you have gained at least one-year of work experience you are eligible to apply for permanent residence status. Leeds & Grenville is an excellent place to get the work experience you need to get your new career and life started!
Staying After Graduation
To learn more about your options for staying in Canada after graduating, please visit the below websites:
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada: Working After Graduation
- Applying for Permanent Residence: Canadian Experience Class
If you have additional questions after reviewing the above sites, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will do our very best to help you find the answers and the services you require.
Studying in Leeds & Grenville
There are many opportunities for International Students in Leeds & Grenville, including:
|Upper Canada District School Board welcomes international students from around the world to the Canadian public school system. They offer many choices for academic programs, including:|
- Elementary and Secondary School Programs (Short and Long Term)
- Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Programs
- Full Time English Language Instruction for both youth and adults
- Customized Group Programs
- Each school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities!
Fulford Academy offers a warm, nurturing environment where international ESL (English as a Second Language) students aged 11 to 17 can prepare linguistically, academically and culturally for a smooth transition into prestigious Canadian and American boarding schools.
Fulford Preparatory College is another small, boarding school option. It offers a structured environment in a family like setting for students aged 12-16 and offers Grades 7-10 as well as Summer School options.
|St. Lawrence College offers a wide variety of programs and courses. Examples include: Nursing, Visual and Fine Arts, Business, Police Foundations, and more. They have a very friendly and helpful staff, who are well trained to assist international students. They also have a vibrant student community that international students may become involved in.|
Citizenship and Immigration Canada offers advice on how to apply for a study permit in Canada.
Study in Ontario is another useful website to learn about study options for international students.