Canadian education boasts of high academic standards and rigorous quality controls. Young minds benefit from a public school system that is responsive and world-class. International students prefer higher education here because of the lower tuition rates compared to other countries like the United States and the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more reasons why Canadian academic credentials are highly regarded all over the world.
- More than half of the Canadian population have college or university education. This is why Canada continues to rank first in the proportion of college and university graduates among Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries (Statistics Canada, 2016).
- Manitoba was the first province in Western Canada to establish a university. The University of Manitoba was established in 1877 and granted its first degrees in 1880.
- Manitoba offers high quality, affordable education and training throughout the province in rural or urban settings by public or private institutions. In 2019, it received a record-breaking number of international students amounting to 18,725 students from 100 countries (Manitoba government news release).
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