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Canada named 2nd best country in the world

  Canada named 2nd best country in the world For the second year in a row, Canada has been named the second best country in the world. This ranking comes from the annual Best Countries survey from the U.S. News … Read More

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Exciting things to Come … APPLYBOARD & CEI Partnership in Vietnam

Our team at ApplyBoard is truly honored to announce our recent partnership with Canadian Education International (CEI), a top-ranked, highly respected student recruitment agency in Vietnam. Both ApplyBoard and CEI have an exceptional stronghold in the international student recruitment industry. … Read More

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O- and A-Level Advantages in Canada’s Post-Secondary System

  Use your O- and A-Level Subjects to your advantage when you apply to University or College in Canada! If you are an international student who has received GCSE O-Level and A-Level results, you can use this accreditation to your … Read More

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ApplyBoard awarded “China Outstanding International Education Award” at Tower 2017 Event in Shanghai

On October 29th, Shanghai was host to the Tower 2017 event with nearly 1,000 attendees present to discuss the future of education and to honour China’s most recognised companies in the education industry. Among these companies was ApplyBoard, represented by … Read More

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Nova Scotia

Capital City: Halifax Nova Scotia’s 580-kilometre long peninsula is surrounded by four bodies of water: the Atlantic Ocean, the Bay of Fundy, the Northumberland Strait and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Its geographic location, together with large, ice-free, deep-water harbours, … Read More

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Renting Off Campus

Renting off campus is a popular option for many domestic and international students! It can be a fun experience and a great way to experience the culture in Canada and the USA. If you choose to rent off campus you could … Read More

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Ontario

Capital City: Toronto Ontario is Canada’s second largest province, and home to the world-famous Niagara Falls and the nation’s capital – Ottawa. It is bordered by Québec to the east, Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to … Read More

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Québec

Capital City: Québec City Bordered by Ontario, New Brunswick, Labrador and the United States, Québec has an area of 1,450,680 km². Its area is three times that of France and seven times that of Great Britain, making it the largest … Read More

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British Columbia

Capital City: Victoria British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province and one of North America’s most mountainous regions. Because of its coastal location, it is considered a gateway to the Pacific and Asia. BC is bordered by the province of Alberta, … Read More

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Prince Edward Island

Capital City: Charlottetown Canadian history is alive and celebrated in Charlottetown. The 1864 Charlottetown Conference was the first meeting that eventually led to the proclamation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867. Because of this meeting, the City of Charlottetown … Read More

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Manitoba

Capital City: Winnipeg Manitoba is one of three Prairie provinces and is located in the centre of Canada bordered by Ontario, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, Hudson Bay and the United States. For many years, most Manitobans were of British origin. But changes … Read More

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Alberta

Capital City: Edmonton Alberta’s official flower is the Wild Rose, and the motto of the province is “Fortis et Libre” (“Strong and Free”), both of which reflect the independent attitude of many Albertans. Alberta is the second westernmost province next … Read More

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Capital City: St. John’s Nestled into the northeast corner of North America, facing the North Atlantic is Newfoundland, Canada’s most easterly province. This province consists of two distinct geographical entities: Newfoundland and Labrador. Its historical settlers ranged from the 16th … Read More

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New Brunswick

Capital City: Fredericton New Brunswick is a seaside province in eastern Canada with a diverse and fascinating cultural heritage. It borders Nova Scotia, Québec and the American state of Maine. It is also bordered on most of three sides by … Read More

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Nunavut

Capital City: Iqaluit On April 1, 1999, Nunavut became Canada’s newest territory, encompassing the central and eastern Arctic regions – nearly one-fifth of Canada’s land mass. Originally part of the Northwest Territories, its creation was first proposed in the mid-1970s … Read More

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Yukon

Capital City: Whitehorse Bordering Alaska, the Yukon Territory is tucked in the northwest corner of Canada. It is fairly large in area (483,450 km²) yet only 31,608 people call it home. Its capital, Whitehorse, is home to 60 per cent … Read More

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Saskatchewan

Capital City: Regina Saskatchewan is dubbed the “bread basket” of Canada and is famous for its prairies and wheat fields. Located in the western part of the country, Saskatchewan is bordered by Manitoba, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and the United … Read More

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Northwest Territories

Capital City: Yellowknife Find the 60th parallel on a map of North America, look northward, and you will see the Northwest Territories, bordered by the Yukon to the west, the prairies to the south, and Canada’s newest territory, Nunavut, to … Read More

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Canadian History

The first inhabitants of Canada were aboriginal peoples, believed to have arrived from Asia thousands of years ago by way of a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska.Explorers from France and Great Britain, including John Cabot (hired by King Henry … Read More

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The City That Never Sleeps

Welcome to New York, the city with abundant career opportunities, lively nights and America’s finest public transportation system – basically the ultimate package for the perfect student life. New York is one of the best places to launch your career. … Read More

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Studying Abroad: Information for Parents

Studying abroad is a decision that will impact the rest of your child’s life. It is the first step to a whole new world where your child will experience learning and gain experience beyond their imagination. As exciting as studying … Read More

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The Missing Piece

 What is your future plan? What do you aspire to become? Where do you want to pursue your education? Studies show that the most popular program streams for international students attending American colleges and universities are science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and … Read More

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How to Deal with Culture Shock

What is ‘Culture Shock’? You may have heard of this term before if you have ever researched studying abroad and traveling. Culture shock: ‘an experience a person may have when one moves to a cultural environment which is different from one’s own; … Read More

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Most Liveable Cities in the World

Earlier this month The Economist Intelligence Unit released a report of Global Liveability Ranking 2016. It is a list of the world’s most liveable cities. A list of cities in which provide the best/worst living conditions. This report shows the scores for lifestyle … Read More

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What to Expect on Your First Day

Although you may be nervous on your first day, it will be very exciting and fun. In this post we will describe some things they may happen on your first day as an international student in North America. But we are … Read More

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Orientation Day

 If the campus you are going to attend offers an orientation day, we really advise you to attend it! There is so much valuable information available on this day.  The college/university has most likely sent you an information package stating the orientation … Read More

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Canadian Citizenship Process Update

The Canadian Government has announced that changes are being made to the legislation  to make it easier for international students to become permanent residents. A number of new changes have been made to the Canadian Immigration Act. The new bill is called:  “An Act … Read More

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Cost of Living in Canada

How Much Does it Cost to Live in Canada? Canada is an amazing place to study. If it is your dream to study in Canada it is a good idea to learn a little about what the cost of living will be. Take a look … Read More

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Study Permit Update – Canada

Announced on July 13th, 2016 there are new changes to the study permit for International students wanting to study in Canada. Now officers will issue a study permit for the amount of time required for the first program of study. This would be a … Read More

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5 Tips for Studying English

5 Tips for Studying English as a Second Language As a student coming to Canada or the USA you may need to study english before you start your program. If you don’t have any of TOEFL or IELTS english scores, … Read More

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