Vancouver Institute Of Media Arts (VanArts)

About University

For over 20 years, VanArts mission has been to contribute to the development of the individual students artistic and career potential. We do this by bringing together world-class instructors to teach, inspire, motivate, and support the development of our students’ talents and realization of their dreams in the visual, media, and performing arts. All of the Department Heads and instructors at VanArts are top industry professionals with decades of experience. They are here because of their passion for teaching and desire to help you become a creative professional they can proudly work alongside. VanArts offers 1-year intensive programs in Acting, Animation, Broadcasting, Game Art & Design, Professional Photography, Visual Effects, and Web Development & Interactive Design. We consistently rank within the top 10 media arts schools worldwide because of our focused and specialized curriculum. With strong industry connections, we can quickly adapt what we teach to ensure your education is based on the skills you’ll need to succeed in your chosen field. VanArts campus is at the heart of downtown Vancouver, Canada – the world’s largest hub for animation and visual effects studios. It also has one of the globes largest concentrations of gaming studios, a rapidly growing startup and tech industry, and is the third-largest region for movie and television production in North America, with over 80 movies and TV shows being filmed in Vancouver each year. Networking opportunities happen throughout each school year, with industry recruiters and professionals being invited exclusive VanArts events


 Student life

VanArts students study in many different disciplines, but they share a great sense of community and collaboration between departments. They enjoy movie nights, industry events and other extracurricular activities around Vancouver throughout the year. Visit for more details.

Vancouver Film School

About University

Vancouver Film School was founded in 1987; has 8 campuses, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver – named one of the world’s best cities, year after year. 200+ films and TV series were shot in British Columbia in 2016.

The keys to the VFS educational models are structured intensity and immersion in the industry. Vancouver Film School was founded on the philosophy that one year of concentrated work, that balances industry-led theory and hands-on production, gives students the necessary skills to craft a professional-level portfolio or reel. VFS offers 13 world-class, post-secondary programs-spanning every aspect of the entertainment arts-that are developed and taught by award-winning industry professionals. Students’ experiences emulate the professional industry world. Students are physically and mentally immersed in Vancouver’s film, animation, game, and design industries that surround our campuses, and benefit from career guidance and expertise from industry mentors, instructors, and guest speakers.

As a student at Vancouver Film School, you can walk to quintessential Cafes, check out trendy shops and restaurants in historical Gas town, relax by the Pacific Ocean, and enjoy the Pacific and BC’s coastal mountains.

University of Windsor

About University

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-focused university, with more than 16,000 students enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including:

We have strong student-faculty relationships, exceptional award-winning faculty and innovative staff. It creates a unifying atmosphere of excellence across all of our faculties to encourage lifelong learning, teaching, research and discovery.

The University of Windsor also ushered in a new era in September 2015 with the opening of classes at the first phase of its downtown campus in the heart of Windsor’s core. The new building—which retains the historic facade of the former Windsor Star newspaper building—houses the School of Social Work and the Centre for Executive and Professional Education.

The second phase of the downtown campus includes the School of Creative Arts, located in the century-old site of the Windsor Armouries and the Alan Wildeman Centre for Creative Arts.

The University of Windsor is located next to North America’s busiest international border crossing and looks out on one of Canada’s most beautiful waterfronts on the Detroit River. Windsor is also Canada’s southernmost city and has some of the country’s best weather.

This location speaks to UWindsor’s strength as an internationally oriented, multi-disciplined institution that actively enables a broad diversity of students, faculty and staff to make a better world through education, scholarship, research and engagement.

Its basic characteristics of openness, warmth, and support make the University of Windsor an exceptionally welcoming community for students and faculty from Asia, Europe and Africa—or from just down the street.


University of Victoria – Division of Continuing Studies

About University


The University of Victoria (UVic) was established in 1963, and is renowned for its innovative programs in interdisciplinary research and teaching, its co-operative programs with other countries in the Pacific Rim, and for its continuing professional education. With a student population of around 21,000, the university is a medium-sized facility offering smaller classes and a broad range of programs. It is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in Canada (“Maclean’s” Magazine).


Located just 15-minutes from downtown on acres of green parkland close to several beaches, the campus presents an ideal setting for learning and relaxing in the company of fellow students. The university has its own bus terminal, and parking is available for cars. Cycling is also a popular, safe and convenient way of getting around.


The Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) – Fast Track program offered by the Division of Continuing Studies at UVic provides International Students the valuable opportunity to study an academic business administration program alongside Canadian students on our beautiful campus. Completion of this program allows students to dramatically increase their career opportunities by developing the knowledge and skills required for success in today’s global marketplace.


Student life

The full-time, 12 week Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) – Fast Track program offered three times per year (beginning in January, May & September), which provides International Students the valuable opportunity to study an academic business administration program alongside Canadian students on the beautiful UVIC campus. Completion of this program allows students to dramatically increase their career opportunities by developing the knowledge and skills required for success in today’s global marketplace.

In addition, International students who complete the CBA- Fast Track program have the opportunity to continue their studies in our Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) program

University of the Fraser Valley

About University

At the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), we believe university is a life experience that extends far beyond the classroom, lab or workshop. UFV offers a multitude of on and off campus opportunities such as: Co-Curricular Record, volunteer experiences, student jobs, over 100 student clubs, research opportunities, Co-op, varsity and intramural sports, student lead newspaper and radio station, international student clubs and more!


Abbotsford is a city located in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, adjacent to Greater Vancouver with an estimated population of 145,000, it is recognized as third most diverse city in Canada. The UFV Abbotsford campus features classroom and office spaces, a large library, a cafeteria, coffee shops and restaurants, a four-floor residence with 200 beds, a bookstore, a sports centre, and a 50,000 square foot student centre that integrates student activities and campus life with key academic and administrative offices. UFV is a comprehensive university offering a wide range of programs including Masters, Bachelor Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates, Academic Upgrading and ESL. In addition to a world-class education, UFV supports students providing a nationally accredited Co-op program, Co-Curricular Credit Recognition, Career Center, a Student Success Centre, international services, residences and a vibrant student life.


UFV is a fully accredited, public university. UFV is accredited by AVED( Ministry of Advanced Education) and EQA (Education Quality Assurance) for provincial accreditation, certified by Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada and CICIC (Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials) for national membership

University Canada West

About University

University Canada West (UCW) is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver and is easily accessible by public transit. The urban campus occupies the first five floors of the historic London Building, which was built in 1912. The business-focused, independent university was founded in 2004.


Student Life

Fun activities are regularly held on campus and organized volunteering excursions are held to time back the community and provide students will real-world work experience. Careers services regularly hold workshops for students.

Royal Roads University

About University

Roads University is located in beautiful Victoria, BC, Royal Roads University is a unique public university that delivers quality applied and professional programs designed to advance students and professionals in a world increasingly driven by knowledge and innovation. We offer a wide range of doctorate, graduate and undergraduate degrees, certificates, diplomas, executive education and custom programs in Business and Management, Communication, Conflict and Emergency Management, Education Studies, Environment and Sustainability, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management and Executive Education. In addition, we offer intensive English as a Second Language Programs for those wishing to meet our English language requirements for admission to our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Student life

With over 5,000 students studying at Royal Roads University, our student population consists of Canadians from across the country and students from every continent worldwide. Our Faculty members possess global work experience and in our graduate programs, students often have related work experience. Royal Roads University uses a cohort style of education and courses involve a lot of group work. Not only do RRU students learn course content, but they also learn in an intercultural environment while exploring what it is like to be working in their field.

North Island College

About University

Established in 1975, NIC has over 4500 students and home to more than 350 international students from over 36 countries. Our main campus is located in the city of Courtney, with additional campus locations in Campbell River, Port Alberni and Mt. Waddington. NIC is a public institution in the spectacular west-coast environment on Vancouver Island that inspires and prepares students for success in a rapidly changing world.


NIC is a community college committed to high quality and excellence in our programs and services. We offer more than 1000 courses and 80 credit programs supported by a dedicated faculty, staff and administration – all working together to help you achieve your goals.


Students choose from certificate, diploma, degree and post graduate programs in business, humanities, sciences, tourism, trades, fine arts and design, university studies and academic English preparation. With university studies and transfer options, students can start their university degree at NIC with affordable tuition fees and smaller class sizes for a more supportive learning environment, before transferring seamlessly on to university. The most popular choices for our students include University of Victoria, Royal Roads University, Vancouver Island University, University of Northern British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of British Colombia and more. Our students value the ability to gain paid work experience through our co-op and internship opportunities.


There are many year round activities to enjoy: kayaking and paddle boarding; golfing; sailing; walking along the beaches; hiking in the forest; playing sports; swimming in the rivers, ocean or lakes; visiting local farms and wineries; attending music and art festivals; cruising through the Sunday farmer’s market for fresh produce, meats, baking, beverages, flowers, and more; browsing the artisan studios and galleries; discovering local and international cuisine or the dinner theatre. Winter months are humid.


 Student life

From vibrant music festivals, skiing at Mount Washington Alpine Resort to surfing on Vancouver Island’s West Coast, NIC offers an outstanding education in one of Canada’s most spectacular international tourist destinations. Being a popular tourist destination with access to beaches, mountains, wilderness areas and lively, friendly communities, we encourage students to connect with their communities through social clubs, events and volunteering opportunities. There are opportunities for involvement in on-campus activities and events as well as peer tutoring and mentoring.

Niagara College Canada

About University

Ranked # 1 in student satisfaction, Niagara College is on one of the most famous colleges in Canada, winning national and international awards for both programs and services. NC has three campuses located by the world-famous Niagara Falls, about 90 minutes by car from the city of Toronto. With 12,000 full time students and over 2,000 international students from over 70 countries, the integration between Canadian and international students results in lifelong, cross-cultural friendships built upon mutual understanding.


The college features over 100 programs in the faculties of Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Health and Hospitality. However, they are proud to be the most famous Canadian hospitality, tourism, culinary and business management school.


Academically, Niagara College delivers a unique blend of practical, experiential post-secondary diplomas, degrees, and post-graduate programs and hands on, Canadian work experience. This is achieved in many ways including paid co-op work semesters and actual student-run corporations, NC’s innovative Learning Enterprises. Either approach guarantees students are able to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom allowing them graduate work ready: able to meet the challenges of today’s demanding workplace, and succeed.

Now, more than ever, Niagara College guarantees its students are world ready

Student life

The presence of more that 1,600 international students from over 68 countries have brought culture, experience and diversity into our classrooms. The opportunity for interaction between Canadian and international students results in life-long cross-cultural friendships built upon mutual understanding.

While the Falls is famous all over the world, there is so much more to see and do in Niagara: Walking through the vineyards, cycling along Niagara River, sailing on Lake Erie, or even clubbing downtown are all must do activities.

Mount Saint Vincent University (Nova Scotia)

About University

Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) is committed to providing you the best university experience. We seek to develop thoughtful, engaged global citizens who make a positive impact. The university is located just ten minutes from downtown Halifax, and is recognized for its small class sizes and personalized approach to learning. Join a diverse mix of more than 4,000 students from across Canada and over 60 countries to take advantage of all the Mount has to offer.


We are renowned for our wide range of programs and areas of study within arts, sciences, education and professional studies. Other professional programs offered include: Applied Human Nutrition, Business Administration, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Child and Youth Studies, and Public Relations. With three of these programs offering Co-operative Education, you can gain the experience you need to be ready for the workforce. The university has more than doubled the number of undergraduate students holding research assistantships over the last three years, while graduate research assistantships have also increased. These unique opportunities can be life changing for you, opening up professional possibilities and new aspirations.


You can become involved in a number of different groups and societies, many of which reinforce the Mount’s commitment to social justice and address a wide range of interests and topics including: academic, international, political, environmental, social, community service and recreational.

Student life

The Mount has an active and engaging campus life. Students are involved in a number of different groups and societies, many of which reinforce the Mount’s commitment to social justice and address a wide range of interests and topics including: academic, international, political, environmental, social, community service and recreational. Home to some of the best athletes and teams in the region and country, athletics and recreation play a big role in campus life at the Mount.