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Manitoba Declared 2019 as the Year of International Education

12-Mar-2019 -05:30 PM

Manitoba, one of the thirteen Canadian provinces has been and is active in elcoming both immigrants & international students to the province. In fact, Manitoba has welcomed a record number of international students the previous year, all thanks to the province’s high-quality educational institutions & affordable tuition costs.

Kelvin Goertzen (Education & Training Minister) said that Manitoba has witnessed a 17 per cent increase in student enrolment within the province. The year 2018 had 18,725 students from over 100 plus countries pursuing studies in the country.

The Minister also said the Education sector has played a key role in the growth of the province, contributing over 400$ million to Manitoba’s GDP and supports 4000 plus jobs within the province. One main reason why students take interest to pursue education in one of the Manitobian institutions is the high-quality education of the province, the affordable tuition costs and the Provincial Nominee Program which nominates international graduates to apply for a Canadian Permanent Residency.

Manitoba’s International Education Stream has been quite an ideal way for students who wish to immigrate to the province. The year 2018 had Manitoba nominate 1,923 graduates to apply for a Canadian Permanent Residency which is 37 per cent of the total nomination. It should also be noted that this is the largest number of nominations in the program’s history.

IRCC stated that there was an overall increase of 16 per cent in the number of individuals who hold a Canadian study permit visa. The clear notions of the International education stream has been a great factor in attracting skilled international students to Manitoba, promoting diverse skills and talent to the economy, paving the way for the Minister to declare 2019 as the Year of Education in Manitoba.

Manitoba’s economy is showing impeccable growth during the past years and taking in international graduates to a great extent. Studying in Manitoba could be an ideal way for you to obtain your Canadian Permanent Residence.

If you are looking forward to study in one of the best institutions in Manitoba, get in touch with our team of experts and get a free eligibility assessment to immigrate to Manitoba today!