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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.

Quick Facts

  • 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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Are you a parent thinking of going back to school? 5 tips to handle the challenge

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Newcomer parents who want to pursue further education have to think long and hard before they push through with their… Read more »

Looking for work as an international student in Manitoba? Here is what you need to know

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Manitoba has one of the most diversified economies in Canada. Whether oil prices are down or the inflation rate is… Read more »

5 reasons why Manitoba is a great choice for international students

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Quick Facts: Manitoba had the third-lowest tuition costs in Canada for international students in 2020. (Canadian and international tuition fees… Read more »

5 steps to becoming an international student in Manitoba

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Manitoba has many things to offer international students. Aside from the top-notch education system, the province has lower tuition costs… Read more »

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4 effective ways to support your kids adjusting to school

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“They don’t understand me, Mama! They don’t want to play with me.” This is what Fatima’s six-year-old daughter told her… Read more »

Finding the right school for your child

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For most families, where they take their children to school largely depends on where they live. Children are accepted to… Read more »

7 steps to prepare your child for school

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And just like that, summer is over and it’s back to school! Whether it’s their first time or they’re returning,… Read more »

Top 5 tips for preparing your kids’ school lunches

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Newcomer parents may be wondering what types of food are allowed and if it would it be ok for their… Read more »

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Idiom Set: School & Learning

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In this idioms set you’ll find Canadian idioms relating to back-to-school, reading and learning. Click on each lesson for cool… Read more »


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Are you or your child involved in the education system in Manitoba? This course contains workshops designed for students of… Read more »

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