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More than 150,000 international students choose Canada each year for an education and cultural experience that prepares them for successful lives. Canada is one of the world’s best kept secrets when it comes to studying abroad. It’s safe, affordable and offers the highest quality of university research, academic standards and student services.

• among the top three in the United Nations quality of life index

• safe and student-focused environment

• Canada spends more per capita on its education system than any other country in the G8

• affordable tuition and living expenses

• stimulating and innovative research environment

• diverse, welcoming and vibrant society

• globally recognized credentials

Canada’s education is undoubtedly one of the best in the world. In Saskatchewan, education is free for all residents, from kindergarten through college. Residents can chose between the public and private education systems. Saskatchewan’s education system is world-class and affordable. Whether you want to send your child/children to school or increase your own education, there are a number of options for you and your family.

Anyone who graduates from an approved program at an eligible institution and lives in Saskatchewan is eligible to apply for a refundable income tax credit to rebate of up to $20,000 of tuition fees they have paid if they continue to live in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s kindergarten to grade 12 education system is publicly-funded and free. There are private schools. Children tend to score well at math, reading, arts and sciences and children are encouraged to take part in activities that grow their minds and bodies in an open and fun environment. Children also learn French in most Saskatchewan schools.

Saskatchewan’s universities, colleges and technical institutes offer a wide range of courses and credentials from trade certifications to doctoral degrees. Over 5% of the population of Saskatchewan is enrolled every year in one of the universities, colleges or institutes.

Saskatchewan has two world-class, publicly-funded, government-accredited universities: the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and the University of Regina in Regina.  Every year these universities attract students from around the world to study in their high-quality and unique programs. Both offer English as a Second Language (ESL) through a number of supportive, student-centred programs.

In the 2009 McLean’s Magazine rankings, the U of R was ranked 9th among Canada’s “comprehensive universities.”

Saskatchewan also has a highly-recognized skills training college, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST). SIAST offers programs and diplomas for trades as well as health care, hospitality, business and new technologies at four different campuses (Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and Moose Jaw).

There are seven regional colleges in communities throughout Saskatchewan


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