CANADIAN EDUCATION OVERVIEW/ HISTORY
Canada attracts large number of students yearly. Canada is located in northern part of the continent known as North America. It extends from US to pacific and northward into Arctic Ocean, turning out to become second largest country in the world.
In Canada, there exists domination of land by forest, Rocky Mountain and tundra. Its population is put at 35.15 million people according to 2016 census.
Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas include: Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.
At federal level, the country is officially bilingual and demands one of the world‘s most ethnically diverse and multicultural nation.
Canada comprises of ten provinces and three territories
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- New found land and Labrador
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
- Northern territories
Canada has 163 public and private universities and 183 public Colleges and Institutions.
Canada institutions of higher learning share a common tradition of excellence and quality fuelled with commitment to ensure high standard is actualized and sustained in their academic programs.
Canada’s university quality assurance scheme is comprehensive, multi-layered and rigorous.
More than 200,000 foreign students and researchers choose to study in Canada every year. The reason is not far- fetched, its commitment to high standard and quality form the basis for which it is deemed preferred destination for many students.