Global Change-makers Wanted: Innovative STEM Programs in Canada
Did you know that according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), over 20 of the world’s top 500 research universities are located in Canada? That makes this beautiful yet brilliant country a premier location for scientific study.
And the cherry on top? In addition to competitive research opportunities, international students enjoy some of the most advanced facilities in the world!
Historically, graduates in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) have been key change makers - contributing to both a country’s economic prosperity and to global innovation. Today, many Latin American governments are taking note and investing in STEM education.
Hey students, this means job opportunities in these leading-edge fields are on the rise!
Check out some of the innovative STEM programs offered by Canadian universities:
University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta)The University of Alberta is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s top five research institutions and is home to one of the largest engineering faculties in the country based on number of students, international impact, and reputation. Students have multiple internship opportunities while studying and can choose from top programs in chemical, civil, computer, mechanical and biomedical engineering.
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Oshawa, Ontario)Cutting-edge technology is infused into all programs at UOIT where students enjoy a range of experiential learning opportunities and a job placement rate that is 10% above the Ontario average. The university offers innovative programs such as Networking and Information Technology Security, Forensic Science, Commerce, and Canada's only Nuclear Engineering program.
Manitoba Institute of Trade and Technology (Winnipeg, Manitoba)MITT’s faculty is focused on helping students build industry connections and programs are based on industry demand. Students from MITT graduate with tons of practical, hands-on experience to aide in their job search. STEM programs such as Auto Mechanics and Network and Computer Technology are particularly popular among international students.
ITD Canada (Vancouver, British Columbia)ITD Canada works to make education in hospitality, information technology, art, and business as affordable and effective as possible through payment plans and co-op placements that achieve real career experience. ITD recently introduced a new program in Green Technology Management, which focuses on sustainability and innovation.
Looking for a more affordable education? Interested in practical skills training? What if you could get your diploma in less time? Good news! Colleges and trade schools in Canada offer quicker, more affordable, and more hands-on…