A Study Abroad in Canada Academic Year program may be a fantastic undergraduate experience whether you come from an English-speaking country like the United States or you are a foreign exchange student from further away. At the federal level, Canada is actually bilingual – English and French. Though in North America, Canada has its own distinct identity as do all of its ten provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and the Yukon) and three territories (Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavit)[i].
Why Consider a Study Abroad in Canada Academic Year Program?
If you include its waters, Canada becomes the second largest country in the world[ii]; studying abroad in Canada means you may need to decide which part of the country to stay in. having the full academic year may make it easier to see other provinces or settle in to your local community. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD-2012), Canada is the most educated country in the world and is known for its multiculturalism.[iii] Start browsing the directory of sponsored listings to find full academic year abroad programs in popular cities in Canada such as Ottawa, Montreal, or Edmonton.
FUN FACT: French is the official language of Quebec; New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province.[iv]