Express Entry - become a Canadian Permanent Resident!
The Express Entry system is the first step to immigrate to Canada under these programs. Potential candidates can complete an Express Entry profile at any time. Note that there is no deadline to complete a profile and there are no caps on the number of candidates that will be accepted to the pool.
Anyone who is accepted into the Express Entry pool could get an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence. Rounds of invitations to invite candidates to apply will take place regularly over the course of each year. We will only pick the top ranking candidates no matter when they were accepted into the pool.
If you are invited to apply, you will have 60 days to submit a complete Application for Permanent Residence online.
Royal Roads University
We learn, work, and live on the traditional lands of the Xwsepsum (Esquimalt) and Lekwungen (Songhees) ancestors and families who have lived here for thousands of years. This land has been part of the fabric of the life of Indigenous communities long before Hatley Castle was built, and it will be long into the future. It is with gratitude that we now learn and work here, where the past, present and future of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty and staff come together.
Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. In 2015, we celebrated 75 years of leadership and learning - 55 years as a military college and 20 years as a public applied research university.
We understand the needs and aspirations of our students, and we’ve created options to deliver an educational experience that fits your lifestyle. Our cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.
Mount Saint Vincent University
MSVU is located just minutes from downtown Halifax, and is recognized for its small class sizes and personalized approach to learning. A diverse mix of 4,000 people from across Canada and more close to 70 countries take advantage of our programs and unique sense of community through on-campus classes and distance learning opportunities.
The Mount Saint Vincent University is home to the longest-standing and second-largest accredited co-operative education program in Atlantic Canada; in fact, students across all Mount programs have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience as part of their studies. Since 1979, the Mount has offered opportunities for students to take classroom education into the workplace. More than 35 years later, over 7,000 students have successfully completed work terms.
The Mount’s research centres provide unique learning opportunities for our students while facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, Alzheimer’s disease, literacy, childhood development and more. Our faculty and departments offer early access to hands-on research opportunities enabling both graduate and undergraduate students to enhance their education by working alongside many forward-thinking researchers.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
KPU is Canada's only polytechnic university. We focus on hands-on skills, in addition to traditional academics. Your education will go beyond books, with experiential learning opportunities like group projects, presentations, guest speakers, and more.
Many of our programs include work experience terms, practicums, or cooperative education options. International learning opportunities all over the world through field schools, exchanges, study abroad opportunities, and more.
We work closely with industry partners and organizations to ensure our graduates are well prepared to enter the workforce.
Centennial College is a diploma and degree granting college located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the oldest publicly funded college in Ontario. Its four campuses are situated to serve the eastern portion of the Greater Toronto Area. And it is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in Ontario. Centennial College supports enrollments of 18,000 full-time students and 20,000 part-time students.
The college offers more than 150 programs which industry-recognized full- and part-time programs at four Toronto campuses, from bachelor's degree, diploma, certificate, post-graduate certificate and apprenticeship programs, across 40 fields of study. Their core focus, as it has always been, is on preparing graduates to enter the work force, while offering students distinct ways to learn to be leaders. Their programs emphasize experiential learning with laboratory instruction, paid co-operative education opportunities, and industry and agency field placements.
Vancouver Community College
Vancouver Community College is a public community college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1965, it is the largest and oldest community college in British Columbia. VCC offers career programs leading to one-year certificates, two-year diplomas, and four-year bachelor's degrees in fields such as the arts, business, and community services. The college offers both full-time and part-time programs in spring, summer, and fall terms.
Vancouver Community College has two campuses, both of which are accessible by Vancouver's SkyTrain, the Downtown campus and the Broadway campus. There are also satellite VCC campus locations around Greater Vancouver, which includes nearly three dozen community outreach and learning centres.
VCC offers their own unique language program supports and guides an immigrant's language and communication needs to integrate into mainstream Canadian society. The program is designed to be flexible and adaptable. With intention is to help the student build language and communication skills in a constant interaction with real contexts and communities.
As a post-secondary leader in education, training and research, Lambton College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. In addition to a significant rise in full-time enrolment, the college also provides skills training to hundreds of apprenticeship students and is home to an extensive international student body. With an expanding roster of 90 diploma, certificate and degree programs, Lambton College offers students a diverse range of flexible learning options, including a broad selection of programs that incorporate elements of classroom, mobile, hybrid and accelerated educational alternatives. As a pioneer in Mobile Learning, Lambton College’s exclusive Class+ Experience is changing the landscape of learning with students using their iPad as a tool to access resources like eTexts, software, learning management systems, and apps both inside and outside of the classroom.
Lambton College has a reputation for training skilled and talented graduates for various industries and continuously works to align programs and training with the evolving needs of employers. Located in the heart of Sarnia-Lambton’s booming energy sector, Lambton College’s world-class Centres of Excellence are renowned for their ability to deliver relevant, career-focused education to support growing demands in the areas of Energy & Bio-Industrial Technology, and Fire & Public Safety.
Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.
The college welcomed its first students in 1971 and adopted the name “Camosun”, a local Lkwungen (Songhees) First Nation name meaning “where different waters meet and are transformed.” Today, Camosun College offers over 160 innovative programs to help meet the needs of students and communities in Victoria and beyond.
Our education offerings include university transfer and applied degree programs; career and trades training; upgrading and preparatory programs; and continuing education. Camosun College has earned an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence—we’re proud of our faculty, staff and students, and the fact that we provide one of Canada’s best learning experiences. We’re large enough to provide great services and facilities for a vibrant campus environment on beautiful Vancouver Island, yet small enough to offer students the individual support, care and attention not found in most post-secondary institutions.
Founded in 1970, Douglas College is the largest degree-granting college in British Columbia, Canada, educating close to 25,000 students per year. The College has two major campuses in Metro Vancouver (New Westminster and Coquitlam) as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge. With both main campuses directly on SkyTrain lines, Douglas is one of the most accessible post-secondary institutions in Metro Vancouver, drawing students from across the region.
Douglas offers the most bachelor’s degrees and post-degree programs of any college in B.C., and is noted for combining the academic foundations of a university with the career-ready skills of a college. Each year, close to 17,000 students (including 4,210 international students from over 92 countries) take for-credit courses at Douglas. Because of the college’s strong academic base, the majority of these for-credit courses transfer to different research universities in B.C. and across Canada, providing students with flexible pathways to reach their academic goals.
Douglas also offers hundreds of short-term, high-quality non-credit courses, programs and workshops to around 8,500 students through Continuing Education and The Training Group, in areas such as business, music, health, perinatal, career development, industry training and more.Over 960 experienced, teaching-focused faculty bring both academic rigor and real-world experience to the classroom at Douglas. Outside the classroom, over 900 other employees work together to create a friendly, inspiring, supportive and respectful environment.
Dedication to student success is Algonquin College’s guiding principle and is demonstrated through the quality of its programs, staff, the continual expansion of its facilities, and by forging strategic partnerships. Every action since the College was established has been to ensure students have access to the education and skills training demanded by the marketplace to launch a rewarding career.
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology was established in 1967 and was named after the First Nations people who lived in the area. Algonquin was formed from the merger of the Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology, established 1957, and the Ontario Vocational Centre, established 1965. The College celebrates 51 years as a leader in post secondary education, and has undergone significant growth since its establishment and continues to grow today. All three Algonquin College Campuses have recently completed major expansion projects. The Perth and Pembroke Campuses have built all-new facilities, and the Ottawa Campus now features a new and innovative DARE District and Library.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 26,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.
With the strength of a NorQuest College education, our learners have the skills and confidence to further their studies, begin new careers, provide better lives for their families, and make valuable contributions to society.
At NorQuest, we have a unique ability to provide students with the skills Alberta needs in a supportive and inclusive environment. And with input from industry, business, and the public sector, we make learning relevant and rewarding.
We understand that our learners come with varying levels of education and we assist them at the times and places that meet their needs, whether that is in the classroom, via distance learning or continuing education. We help identify their strengths, work on their areas of need, and move them towards exciting learning paths and life-changing careers. Our post-secondary diploma and certificate programs offer careers in health, community studies, and business.
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Since 1964, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has taught and trained experts, professionals, and innovators who shape our economy—across BC and around the world.
We offer practical career credentials designed for the workplace, from diplomas and certificates to bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Our schools cover subjects as diverse as applied and natural sciences, business and media, computing and IT, engineering, health sciences and trades.
BCIT delivers programs and courses to nearly 50,000 students through our six Schools: School of Business + Media, School of Computing and Academic Studies, School of Construction and the Environment, School of Energy, School of Health Sciences, and School of Transportation. Our faculty also work closely with industry, delivering training, providing expert advice and helping to bring ideas to market.
Bow Valley College
Bow Valley College's main campus is located in the heart of Calgary's downtown core. The City of Calgary serves 1.2 million people who call the third largest municipality in Canada home. With an excellent quality of life, low taxes, proximity to nature and cleanliness, 40,000 new people arrive each year from across Canada and the world, making Calgary one of the most liveable cities on the planet.
The Government of Alberta designated Bow Valley College as a Comprehensive Community College, calling on it to play a greater role in closing the province’s skills gap, addressing the labour demand, and promoting a prosperous economy to sustain the quality of over 4 million Albertans enjoy.
Bow Valley College offers programs in Business, Health and Wellness, Creative Technologies, Community Studies, Global Access, Foundational Learning (Academic Upgrading), Continuing Learning, and Open Studies.
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
In 1916, our doors opened in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with 11 students and a mandate to train veterans returning from the First World War. Over the years, we’ve matched community needs — as a hospital during the Spanish Flu pandemic and as a Royal Canadian Air Force Wireless Training School during the Second World War.
Fast forward to today and SAIT’s action-based learning, solution-focused research and industry partnerships are helping to shape the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs and pioneers.
We equip students with essential skills for career success in industry. 91% of our grads get hired and 97% recommend a SAIT education. Whether looking to upskill or change careers, we enable lifetime learning through relevant, customized education. We enhance the global competitiveness of our students and region. With more than 11,000 industry partners, we blur the lines between industry and SAIT to strengthen the economy.
After studies in Canada, you can get a Post-Graduation Work Permit
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