Toronto, which is the largest city in Canada, is also a dream city for international students. The city has not only many famous educational institutes to study but also many marvellous places to visit, which makes it a memorable study experience. You can behold the beauty of the iconic CN tower or spend all your day strolling in the world’s largest 30 Km long shopping complex called the PATH or visit the renowned Art Gallery Ontario that has an impressive collection of art and historical items. Toronto has something for every student, and there are more places to visit, such as Ripley's Aquarium, Rogers Centre, and the Royal Ontario Museum.Climate
Due to its approximate to Lake Ontario, the temperature of Toronto remains mild almost throughout the year. The temperature usually ranges from -1 to 28-degree centigrade. Spring and autumn are generally shorter than the summer and winter seasons.Transport
It is really effortless to move around in Toronto using its interconnected network of buses, subways, GO trains, bike trails and walking paths. The most common way to get around is by using TTC services. The subway network runs from north to south as well as from east to west. You can purchase a universal metro pass and use it for all its transport services.Accommodation
Toronto is a big city and the cost of accommodation generally depends on the area or place you choose to live in. If you are planning to live in downtown, then be ready to shell out money as it is expensive. Staying alone may cost you CAD$900 or more. Many students live a little bit away from downtown to save cash, which although increases some commute time but makes it affordable to survive. There are a lot of websites available on the internet that can help you in finding a place to live. Also, it is a good idea to stay with someone as it helps in reducing homesickness.Universities and Colleges
There are many institutes in Toronto where international students study. Here is a list of some recommended universities and colleges.
Seneca College is an excellent place to study for international students and it provides 180+ study programs to them. Its 7 campuses are situated throughout the Greater Toronto area and have many specialized programs. It has more than 30,000 full-time students.
York University is the 2nd largest university in Ontario and is the 3rd largest in Canada. It has more than 49,500 undergraduate and 6000 graduate students, which includes 8500 international students. The university provides many world-class programs to its students.
Humber College offers more than 180+ courses to its students. It has more than 31,000 full-time students out which more than 6000 are international students. Moreover, it is the first College in Ontario to achieve Silver Rating for STARS (Sustainability Tracking Assessment Rating System).
CBU offers a post-secondary degree in liberal arts, business, science, and technology. Nearly 30% of its students are international students. Moreover, it is 1 of 5 Canadian universities to offer a Bachelor in Health Sciences. It spends more than $3 million in annual research funding.
Centennial College is the number 1 in student satisfaction with 77% overall student satisfaction rate in the GTA in 2018. The college has 25 thousand full-time students, including 11,000 international students. Also, it was in the top ten list of Canadian Research colleges for the year 2017.