Local College and Universities
Education is important for success in Canada. Many jobs require you to have an education beyond high school. To provide you with the skills and training you need to find a good job, there are two colleges operating in Leeds & Grenville:
|St. Lawrence College has campuses in Brockville, Kingston and Cornwall. It has more than 80 programs including Business, Technology, Health Sciences, Bachelor of Business Administration, and ESL (English as a Second Language). All programs have small class sizes, hands on study, and faculty with a wide range of industry experience. You get an excellent education and knowledge and skills that will help you get ahead, but without the expenses of living in a big city.|
|Kemptville College, just south of Ottawa, is an agricultural college affiliated with the University of Guelph. It offers highly specialized programs in agriculture, horticulture, food and nutrition management, equine studies, agricultural/heavy equipment and more.|
Online and Distance Education
Online and distance education options are flexible to fit your schedule. These programs can be accessed from anywhere so you can get the education you need and still enjoy the great quality of life in Leeds & Grenville offers.
|Canadian Virtual University is a group of Canadian universities specializing in online and distance education. Together these univerisities offer over 350 degrees, diplomas and certificates completely online or through distance education. These programs are available to students anywhere in the world.|
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) – OSAP is the main source of financial assistance for college and university education in Ontario. The OSAP website includes information on loans and how to check if you are eligible. It also has an online application form.
The Canada Student Loans Program and the Canada Student Grants Program help by providing student financial assistance in the form of loans and grants to Canadians attending post-secondary education in most provinces and territories.
Studying in Canada - Information from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for people planning to come to Canada as international students.
Information for Students Educated Abroad Applying for Admission to Canadian Universities and Colleges - Answers to some basic questions, includes links to relevant organizations and resources.