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Lean e informense las grandes ventajas de estudiar en Canada. Mayores informes y asesoramiento …

Lean e informense las grandes ventajas de estudiar en Canada. Mayores informes y asesoramiento
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Reclutamos estudiantes desde años escolares de 15 años a más.

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  • 1. STEREOTYPES ABOUT CANADA YOU MAY BE FAMILIAR WITH SEVERAL
  • 2. FULL OF OPPORTUNITY? DID YOU KNOW THAT CANADA IS A LAND
  • 3. FAMOUS BRANDS… RECOGNIZED WORLDWIDE FOR SOME OF ITS
  • 4. AND WELL-KNOWN THANKS TO CANADIAN PERSONALITIES WHO HAVE LEFT THEIR MARK AROUND THE WORLD!
  • 5. THIS IS
  • 6. • 35 million people in 10 provinces and 3 territories • Stable parliamentary democracy • Officially bilingual (English and French) • More than 200 languages spoken • First in the G-7 for overall living conditions and quality of life
  • 7. • Ranks in the top 10 entrepreneurial economies in the world • Ranks #1 in the G7 as “the best place to invest and do business” • Soundest banking system in the world • 1st in the world in management practices
  • 8. TECHNOLOGY CLUSTERS IN CANADA (2010)
  • 9. TECHNOLOGY CLUSTERS IN CANADA (2010)
  • 10. TECHNOLOGY CLUSTERS IN CANADA (2010)
  • 11. TECHNOLOGY CLUSTERS IN CANADA (2010)
  • 12. TECHNOLOGY CLUSTERS IN CANADA (2010)
  • 13. TECHNOLOGY CLUSTERS IN CANADA (2010)
  • 14. • Among the top 3 OECD countries in spending per capita on public postsecondary education • Consistent high quality of education across the country • Academic credentials valued worldwide • Stimulating and innovative research environment
  • 15. • Three Canadian universities ranked in the Top 50 of the QS University Ranking and 22 in the Top 500. • Four Canadian universities ranked in the Top 100 of the ARWU Ranking and 23 in the Top 500. • Six Canadian MBA schools in the Top 100 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings • Canada’s secondary school students excel in science, reading, and mathematics EDUCATION EXCELLENCE
  • 16. CANADA’s EDUCATION SYSTEMS
  • 17. CANADA’s EDUCATION SYSTEMS
  • 18. • More than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate programs at more than 100 universities and university degree-level colleges • Institutions range from large, research-intensive to smaller undergraduate campuses • Caring and supportive professors • Cutting edge technology and research labs • Co-operative education and internship options • Opportunities to work on and off campus
  • 19. Three levels of degrees: • Bachelor’s: generally three or four years of undergraduate study • Master’s: one or two years of study after the bachelor’s degree, including a thesis, practicum, or research paper or course-based • Doctoral or PhD: three years of study including a thesis, usually after the master’s degree N.B. Certificate or diploma courses at the undergraduate, graduate or diploma level, as well as short career-focused programs, are also available.
  • 20. • Home to flat-screen technology, SMART boards and IMAX film • Highly innovative research in nanotechnology, environmental technologies, nutraceuticals, biotechnology, renewable energy, health care, agri-foods, and high-performance computing • Ongoing R&D collaboration between Canadian business and academic communities
  • 21. • More than 1/3 of Canada’s research is conducted at Canadian universities – one of the highest rates among OECD and G7 countries. • Canada is a world leader in post-secondary research, outpacing other G-7 countries on higher education investment. • Highest rate of intl co-publication with the US – the world’s largest producer of research • 20 Canada Excellence Research Chairs www.cerc.gc.ca
  • 22. • Campuses in 1000 communities across Canada offer over 8000 programs • Program length varies from a few months to four years • Practical programs meet the needs of specific industries and employers • Work placements available through co-op education and internships • Cutting-edge technology enables flexible program delivery • Average of 90% of college graduates obtain employment within 6 months of graduating POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION: COLLEGES, INSTITUTES AND CEGEPS
  • 23. Colleges may also be known as: • Institutes of technology • Community colleges • Polytechnics • University colleges • Colleges of applied arts and technology • In Quebec, Collèges d’enseignement général et professionnel (CÉGEPS) Credentials include: • Certificates • University transfers • Diplomas • Bachelor or Applied degrees • Apprenticeship programs • Combined programs (joint degrees) with a university partner COLLEGES, INSTITUTES AND CEGEPS POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION:
  • 24. • Excellent student-teacher ratio • Nurturing environment focuses on student needs • Canada’s secondary school graduates excel in science, reading and mathematics • Consistent high quality education prepares students for post-secondary study • Programs for international students range from kindergarten to high school ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
  • 25. • High-quality curricula provincially accredited and government-approved • Canadian secondary school graduation diplomas recognized worldwide • Direct pathway to high ranking universities and colleges • Carefully screened and selected host families are welcoming, caring and supportive ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
  • 26. LANGUAGE TRAINING • Canada is officially bilingual, a community of immigrants and a world leader in English and French language training • Canada is culturally diverse: Practise speaking English or French while participating in local exciting activites. • Canada is a leading destination for language studies; a key advantage for those who seek global mobility in their future.
  • 27. Education pathways are flexible and offer students more options • Formal or informal arrangements • Allow students a streamlined approach • Arrangements between programs, institutions, provinces, and countries Types of pathways • K-12 to post-secondary • College to University • University to Post-graduate Diplomas (Colleges) • Language school to post-secondary • Private school to public school – public
  • 28. PATHWAYS BETWEEN LEVELS
  • 29. • Canada’s academic institutions collaborate with business and industry: co-op work placements are part of many university and college programs • Eight Canadian universities ranked among the ARWU Top 100 business and economics programs in 2013. • The Financial Times 2013 ranked 6 Canadian Masters in Business and Administration (MBA) programs in the top 100
  • 30. • Canada is one of the 5 largest energy producers in the world • Canada’s ICT sector is among the world’s strongest - 30,000 ICT firms generate over $140 billion in revenues each year • Canada is pioneering new technologies involving nuclear, oil and gas and hydrogen fuel cells • Canada is a major producer of green energy using solar, biomass, wind, tidal, thermal and hydroelectric power • Six Canadian universities ranked in the 2013 ARWU Top 100 in Computer Science • Four Canadian universities ranked in the ARWU Top 100 in Engineering/Technology & Computer Sciences in 2013.
  • 31. • Canada ranks fifth worldwide in biotechnology thanks to its world-class academic institutions • Three Canadian universities ranked in the Top 50 QS World University Ranking in Psychology in 2013. • Four Canadian universities ranked in the Top 50 QS World University Ranking in Medicine in 2013. • Four Canadian universities ranked in the Top 50 QS World University Ranking in Pharmacy and Pharmacology in 2013.
  • 32. • Study all year: programs offered in fall, winter, spring and summer • Apply early: at least 8 months before term starts • Submit official academic transcripts and language test scores (if applicable) • Acceptance is based on academic merit • Apply by mail or online
  • 33. WHAT YOU NEED TO STUDY IN • You need a Study Permit to study in Canada for six months or longer. • You need the following documents to apply: • Proof of acceptance • Proof of identity • Proof of financial support • Letter of explanation • There are two ways you can apply: • Apply online • Apply on paper Find more information on eligibility and the application process as well as how to prepare for your arrival in Canada on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website at www.cic.gc.ca under the Study section)
  • 34. K-12 College University Tuition and student fees $5,000 - $14,000 $5,500 - $15,000 $8,000 - $26,000 Accommodation and food $5,500 - $9,000 (Homestay) $7,000 - $13,000 $7,000 - $13,000 Personal & health Insurance $400 - $800 $500 - $2,500 $1,000 - $3,000 Books $100 - $200 $800 - $1,500 $1,000 - $2,000 TOTAL (CDN) $11,000 - $24,000 $13,800 - $32,000 $17,000 - $44,000 TOTAL (Local) Source: Statistics Canada Notes: These figures will vary across Canada according to fees at selected institutions and programs, as well as housing options and individual spending habits. INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE Average full-time annual fees to study in Canada
  • 35. GET MORE INFORMATION Visit Educationau-inCanada.ca Follow Steps 1-2-3 of the Cost of Studying in Canada Guide to see an estimate of your expenses while studying in Canada.
  • 36. COMPARING COSTS Comparing the range of international student tuition fees at the university undergraduate level around the world Source: I-Graduate, international Pricing Study: A snapshot of UK and key competitor country international student fees, UK Higher Education International Unit, July 2011 Fees kept in U.K. pound to minimize multiple currency conversions . Average exchange rate for GBP to CAD was 1.54 in July 2011. Tuition fees vary between institutions and programs of study. On an international scale, Canada offers consistent quality education at a reasonable cost. Field of Study Australia Canada New Zealand UK USA Business 11,731 - 19,425 10,117 - 13,705 9,465 - 11,849 9,450 - 15,000 10,501 - 24,945 Engineering 14,664 - 19,344 10,117 - 18,435 11,649 - 15,289 10,150 - 15,000 10,501 - 24,945 History 16,474 - 12,418 10,117 - 21,742 8,646 - 10,102 9,450 - 12,700 10,501 - 24,945 Physical Science 13,104 - 21,266 10,117 - 17,597 8,054 - 11,849 10,150 - 15,000 10,501 - 24,945
  • 37. Toronto #61 COMPARING COSTS Montreal #87 New York #33 Calgary #92 Vancouver #63 Los Angeles #68 London #25 Paris #37 Stockholm #46 Rio de Janeiro #13 São Paulo #12 Tokyo #1Shanghai #16 Hong Kong #9 Singapore #6 Melbourne #15 Sydney #11 Canada’s largest and most expensive cities are relatively more affordable than many other cities around the world. The 2012 Cost of Living Rankings compares top cities around the world Source: Mercer, 2012 Cost of Living Rankings, June 2012
  • 38. • Research availability of scholarships at your host institution and check what your government may offer • Entrance scholarships are generally based on academic merit • Bursaries or grants by institution/government may also be made available once studies are underway • Scholarships offered by the Canadian government www.scholarships.gc.ca Vanier Scholarships for graduate students ($50,000/year over three years) Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships ($70,000/year for two years)
  • 39. • On campus • Off-campus • Co-op work placement • Work after graduation • For more info on work permit programs and eligibility criteria, visit www.cic.gc.ca WORK WHILE YOU STUDY IN
  • 40. WORK WHILE YOU STUDY Visit www.cic.gc.ca for detailed information on the many work opportunities available to you during and after your studies.
  • 41. No person shall knowingly, directly, or indirectly, represent or advise on immigration matters for a fee unless they are: • a lawyer who is a member in good standing of a law society of a province or a notary who is a member in good standing of the Chambre des notaires du Québec; • any other member in good standing of a law society of a province or the Chambre des notaires du Québec, including a paralegal; or • a member in good standing of the designated regulatory body (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council). IMMIGRATION CONSULTANTS
  • 42. BEST PRACTICES IN ADVISING STUDENTS • Always practice in the best interest of the student • Ensure information is current, accurate and provides a realistic path for the student • Reassure parents with the information that they need to make supportive decisions • Appropriate comparisons must include facts and would not be critical of another country or institution in Canada • Adhere to the contract of an institution or the ethics and best practices that guide your profession via associations such as ICEF • Never make a promise a guarantee for more than you can deliver Use of the ‘Educationau-inCanada’ brand is only granted to eligible institutions and organizations within Canada. Use is bound by legal protection and TradeMark.
  • 43. • Great campus life and support • Academic advisors provide guidance to international students • Assistance programs offer counselling, support for the disabled and student health services • Athletics activities and student clubs connect you with other students • Career development services and alumni networks help you meet your goals
  • 44. • Impressive academic credentials • Stimulating multicultural experiences • Flexible academic pathways • Affordable tuition and living costs • Safe and welcoming academic environment focused on you!
  • 45. INTRODUCING Canada's international education outreach will include a focus on training to ensure the most accurate and current information is accessible for consultants so they can best serve students in their decision to study in Canada. THE CANADA COURSE FOR EDUCATION AGENTS
  • 46. Official Study in Canada portal……………………………….. Program finder, cost calculator and study permit information. Links to provincial, territorial and individual school information. Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials… Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada..……… Association of Canadian Community Colleges……………... Canadian Bureau of International Education………………… Canadian Accredited Independent Schools………………. Canadian Association of Public Schools – International…… Languages Canada…………………………………………….. Polytechnics Canada…………………………………………… www.educationau-incanada.ca www.cicic.ca www.aucc.ca www.accc.ca www.cbie.ca www.cais.ca www.caps-i.ca www.languagescanada.ca www.polytechnicscanada.ca
  • 47. News
  • 48. www.educationau-incanada.ca