Largest City: St. John’s
Climate: Ranging from polar tundra in the north, to humid continental in the south
Major Industries: services, oil, mining, manufacturing, fishing
Why Newfoundland and Labrador: The mostly English-speaking province boasts a relatively high GDP, a comfortable quality of living, and one of Canada’s most unique and varied geographies. Music and art in Newfoundland & Labrador are influenced by English, Irish, French, and Scottish heritage, as well as strong ties to maritime culture and history.
Newfoundland and Labrador includes thousands of small islands and a multitude of marine-related opportunities, including a thriving aquaculture industry and offshore oilfield development.
Study Here: The small, easterly province of Newfoundland and Labrador is home to two major institutes of higher education: Memorial University of Newfoundland and College of the North Atlantic (the latter of which has 17 campuses across the province and one in Qatar). Memorial University of Newfoundland, the largest university in Atlantic Canada, boasts a diverse student body with a significant percentage of international students.
In addition to the province’s two major post-secondary institutes, international students may choose to study at one of the 25 private career colleges. Many students also come for English and French language programs. All international students in Newfoundland and Labrador are provided health insurance.
Fun Fact: Newfoundland and Labrador includes thousands of small islands and a multitude of marine-related industries, including a thriving aquaculture industry.
Learn More: http://www.aes.gov.nl.ca/