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Studying in Beautiful British Columbia
Have you considered applying for a study permit in British Columbia? With a host of schools, colleges and universities as well as an abundance of recreational activities, B.C. offers learning plus outdoor fun.
A study permit, part of international student immigration in Canada, allows you to study at a designated learning institution in British Columbia. You can also earn a Master’s degree at such institutions as the University of British Columbia.
What is a DLI during Covid restrictions?
A designated learning (DLI) institution must be on a list of approved COVID-19 readiness schools. Your chosen school must be on the list before you travel to Canada as an international student. These plans are for the health and protection of students, whether international or Canadian. A quarantine may be a necessary part of international student travel to Canada.
Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP)
Some schools are part of this programs. After graduation from a designated learning institution, you may be able to get a Post-Graduation Work Permit. However, not all schools are part of this program, so you will need to check.
Some undergraduate programs
Designated learning institutions are offered in a wide range of locations. There is also a plethora of schools in British Columbia. Fox example, if you wish to study in Vancouver, you will have a choice of the following:
- Canada College Vancouver
- Canada International Royal Arts College
- Canadian School of Natural Nutrition
- Capilano University
- Vancouver Premier College of Business and Management Ltd
- University of British Columbia (UBC)
- University Canada West
- Plus many more
Vancouver Community College is one of the schools, among others, that offers a PGWP after completion of studies. Here you must have completed at least 8 months of study.
The University of British Columbia
Students and faculty come from around the globe to study here. Top researchers may teach here, and undergraduate are offered a learning environment that is world-class. International students can learn at the English Language Institute for an immersive English learning experience.
What can a student do in Vancouver for fun?
The University of British Columbia campus is nestled 25 minutes from downtown, and the campus in Vancouver offers many things to do. From lounging on a beach to visiting a Japanese Tea Garden, there is much to do here. Right within the university, you can discover the following:
- Museum of Anthropology
- Beaty Biodiversity Museum
- Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
- Pacific Museum of Earth
- AHVA Gallery
- And more
Sports and fitness fans can enjoy UBC athletics as well as the following: The UBC Tennis Centre, the UBC Aquatic Centre, the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre and the University Golf Club.
This is just at the University of British Columbia; Vancouver and the surrounding area offer much to do for culture and recreation, from shopping to skiing to golfing and much more.
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