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  1. 1. STUDYING IN MANITOBA
  2. 2. BienvenidoBienvenuetính từдобро пожаловать欢迎Welcome
  3. 3. CANADA2nd largest country in the world33 million people10 provinces, 3 territoriesTop UN RankingMulticultural: 1 in 6 is a newimmigrantOfficially bilingual but over 200languages are spokenProvinces are responsible foreducation
  4. 4. MANITOBAGeographic centre of NorthAmerica and transportation hubVast land with 100,000 lakes &rivers, and rolling prairiesDiverse, stable economy, with ahigh standard of living, steadyeconomic growth, a highemployment rate, abundantnatural resourcesAbundant energy, mineral andagricultural resources with ahigh-skilled workforce
  5. 5. WHY MANITOBA?Welcoming environmentQuality educationAbundant ChoiceOpportunity to succeedWelcomingWelcoming QualityWelcoming Quality ChoiceWelcoming Quality Choice Opportunity
  6. 6. WELCOME TO MANITOBAWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcomingManitobans are friendly and caring,and believe in the spirit of communityManitoba enjoys safe, secure, andwelcoming communitiesPeople from around the worldhave made Manitoba their home,creating a truly multi-cultural societyManitoba offers a wide variety of sportsand recreational opportunities andcultural events
  7. 7. WELCOME TO MANITOBAWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcomingManitobans are friendly and caring,and believe in the spirit of communityManitoba enjoys safe, secure, andwelcoming communitiesPeople from around the worldhave made Manitoba their home,creating a truly multi-cultural societyManitoba offers a wide variety of sportsand recreational opportunities andcultural events
  8. 8. Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcomingMANITOBA’S PEOPLEPopulation: 1.2 millionCapital City: Winnipeg (pop. 706,900)First populated by Aboriginal peoples andthen settled by European immigrantsToday: Multicultural – over 200 ethnic groups speakingover 100 languagesWell educated & productive workforce
  9. 9. Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcomingMANITOBA’S PEOPLEPopulation: 1.2 millionCapital City: Winnipeg (pop. 706,900)First populated by Aboriginal peoples andthen settled by European immigrantsToday: Multicultural – over 200 ethnic groups speakingover 100 languagesWell educated & productive workforce
  10. 10. Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcomingART, CULTURE & RECREATION130 festival days each yearWinnipeg is a cultural centre of CanadaInternationally renowned ballet company, world-class symphonyClassical, contemporary, jazz,country music, dance andtheatre aboundProfessional sports teamsCountless recreationalopportunities
  11. 11. Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcomingART, CULTURE & RECREATION130 festival days each yearWinnipeg is a cultural centre of CanadaInternationally renowned ballet company, world-class symphonyClassical, contemporary, jazz,country music, dance andtheatre aboundProfessional sports teamsCountless recreationalopportunitiesWinnipeg is one of thesunniest places in Canada.TRUEorFALSE
  12. 12. Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcoming…ALL YEAR ROUNDSPRING(March-May)-10 to 25 degrees Celsius(14 to 77 Fahrenheit)SUMMER(June–August)20 to 35 degrees Celsius(68 to 95 Fahrenheit)AUTUMN(September-November)-10 to 25 degrees Celsius(14 to 77 Fahrenheit)WINTER(December-February)-30 to -15 degrees Celsius(-22 to 5 Fahrenheit)
  13. 13. Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityWelcoming…ALL YEAR ROUND
  14. 14. EDUCATION IN CANADAEducation is the responsibility ofprovinces and territoriesThe standard of education isconsistently high across thecountryGlobally recognized credentialsCanada spends more per capitaon its education system thanmost countries in the G-7Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityQuality
  15. 15. EDUCATION IN CANADAThe UN ranks Canada among the top 5 countries in the world to live basedon our excellent education system, high quality health care, low crime rateand clean environment.International tests demonstrate the strength of our education systems:Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityQualityMathematics(2006)Science(2006)Reading(2003)ProblemSolving(2003)1 Finland 1 Finland 1 Finland 1 Korea2 Korea 2 Canada 2 Korea 2.Finland3 Netherlands 3 Japan 3 Canada 3 Japan4 Switzerland 4 New Zealand 4 Australia 4 New Zealand5 Canada 5 Australia 5 New Zealand 5 Australia6 Japan 6 Netherlands 6 Ireland 6 CanadaThe OECD PISA(Program for InternationalStudent Assessment)International Test ofabilities of 15 year olds
  16. 16. EDUCATION IN MANITOBAHigh priority for government funding withemphasis on accessibilityStudent-centered teaching focused oncreativity and problem-solvingCore academic benchmarks at theK-12 level and accreditation at thepost-secondary levelSmaller class sizes with availableand supportive faculty and staffWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityQuality
  17. 17. CHOOSING YOUR OWN PATHComplete range of program options fromshort-term study to PhDsTransition programs, languageupgrading, and other additional servicesavailableAccommodation options includeHomestays, on-campus residences, off-campus housing, and privatearrangementsMany options for extracurricular and free-time activitiesWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityChoice
  18. 18. ELEMENTARY & HIGH SCHOOLSAll schools offer Government-ApprovedCurriculum— Elementary (Kindergarten to Grade 6)— Junior High (Grade 7 – 9)— High School (Grade 10-12)Schools often run classes in semesters— 1st Semester (Sept. – Jan.)— 2nd Semester (Feb. - June)Classes run from 9:00 am to 3:30 pmAccess to support services at all timesExtracurricular activities, leadership programs andathleticsTransportation optionsWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityChoice
  19. 19. UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGESColleges and universities withundergraduate, graduate (master, doctoral),professional and certificate programsNumerous technical/vocational institutions,language programs and transition programsCutting edge technology andresearch labs with opportunity tocollaborate on research projectsOpportunities for co-operativeeducation & internshipsOption to work on and off campusWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityChoice
  20. 20. ENGLISH AND FRENCH LANGUAGE PROGRAMSCanada: a world leader in English andFrench language trainingTrue English immersion experienceEnglish as an Second Language (ESL)programs as part of a program of studyANDVariety of specialized ESL languageprograms for academic, work or personalinterestSmall classes with individual attentionWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityChoice
  21. 21. OPPORTUNITIES TO SUCCEEDWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityOpportunityAccess to affordable, quality educationthat is recognized around the worldOpportunities to gain work experiencein a North American settingOpportunities to stay in Manitoba afteryour studies are completeAccess to professors, opinion leadersand decision makers
  22. 22. QUALITY EDUCATION WITHIN REACHWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityOpportunity2008/2009 Average Annual Undergraduate InternationalStudent Tuition Fees at Public InstitutionsExchange Rate: $1 CDN = 44.97 INRCountry TuitionCanada¹ 554,615 INR (342,941 – 766,289 INR)Australia² 456,401 INR (395,871 – 534,469 INR)USA³ 542,428 INRUK4 734,900 INR (239,240 – 1,230,514 INR)¹Source: Statistics Canada TLAC Survey.²Source: http://studyinaustralia.gov.au/Sia/en/StudyCosts/TuitionFees³Source: http://www.collegeboard.com/html/costs/pricing/4Source: http://www.ukcosa.org.uk/student/fees_student_support.php#how_much_overseasTuition more affordable thanUS/Europe and verycompetitive with AustraliaLow cost of living in CanadaMerit-based scholarshipsavailable
  23. 23. QUALITY EDUCATION WITHIN REACHWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityOpportunityTuition more affordable thanUS/Europe and verycompetitive with AustraliaLow cost of living in CanadaMerit-based scholarshipsavailable2008/2009 Average Annual Undergraduate InternationalStudent Tuition Fees at Public InstitutionsExchange Rate: $1 CDN = 44.97 INRCountry TuitionCanada¹ 554,615 INR (342,941 – 766,289 INR)Australia² 456,401 INR (395,871 – 534,469 INR)USA³ 542,428 INRUK4 734,900 INR (239,240 – 1,230,514 INR)¹Source: Statistics Canada TLAC Survey.²Source: http://studyinaustralia.gov.au/Sia/en/StudyCosts/TuitionFees³Source: http://www.collegeboard.com/html/costs/pricing/4Source: http://www.ukcosa.org.uk/student/fees_student_support.php#how_much_overseas
  24. 24. WORK OPPORTUNITIESWork opportunities for university and collegestudentsWork on campus (no permit required)Work off campus (work permit easily obtained)Co-op work programsWork after graduation (open work permitsavailable)Welcoming Quality Choice OpportunityOpportunity
  25. 25. Provincial Nominee Program International Student StreamInternational Students are eligible to apply if they have:• Graduated from a recognized post-secondary program ofat least 8 months• Possess a Post Graduation Work Permit• Received a formal offer of full-time Employment• Worked with that same employer for the past 6 monthsManitoba Tax Rebate ProgramStudents who graduate and remain in Manitoba are eligible for a60% Tuition Tax Rebate of up to $25,000 CDA.STAY AFTER YOUR STUDIESWelcoming Quality Choice OpportunityOpportunity
  26. 26. COMING TO CANADA: ADMISSIONSChoose an institution: What do you want to study?Admission requirements vary by institution• Academic performance is most important factor• Manitoba institutions do not require SATs• Proof of English proficiency may be required• Transfer credit/advanced standing may be given for previouslycompleted courses, including A-level, I.B. and A.P. coursesApplication dates may vary• Apply from October onward• Most application deadlines are between February – April• Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis
  27. 27. COMING TO CANADA: VISASApply to theVisa Application Centre (VAC).Applications must include:• Letter of acceptance• Record of previous study(e.g. transcript or diploma)• Application fee ($125 CDN)• Proof of funds to cover tuition and living costs• Intent to return after completing studies• Medical examination, if requiredApply forVisa &StudyPermitApply forAdmissionPick aProgramIsprogram6 months orlonger?Apply forVisa onlyYesNo
  28. 28. COMING TO CANADA: VISASApply forVisa &StudyPermitApply forAdmissionPick aProgramIsprogram6 months orlonger?Apply forVisa onlyYesNoApply to theVisa Application Centre (VAC).Applications must include:• Letter of acceptance• Record of previous study(e.g. transcript or diploma)• Application fee ($125 CDN)• Proof of funds to cover tuition and living costs• Intent to return after completing studies• Medical examination, if required
  29. 29. How many languagesare spoken inManitoba?a) 2b) 5c) 40d) over 100
  30. 30. Which statement is NOT true?a) Winnipeg is home Canadas oldest and NorthAmericas second oldest dance company.b) Manitoba has the ―World Polar Bear Capital.‖c) Manitoba has the largest shopping mall inCanada.d) Winnipeg has Canada’s largest urban park.
  31. 31. Winnipeg is one of thesunniest places in Canada.TRUEorFALSE
  32. 32. Manitoba ValueSome of the lowest tuition in CanadaOne of the lowest costs of living in CanadaEntrance scholarships for undergraduatesTuition Tax Rebate of $25,000 after graduation
  33. 33. What is the slogan onManitoba license plates?a) Sunny Manitobab) Friendly Manitobac) The Grain Capital ofCanadad) Home of the Polar Bear
  34. 34. THANK YOU

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