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International Students

Top Reasons To Study In Canada

  • The United Nations Ranked Canada as one of the Best Places to Live
  • Work While Studying
  • Internationally Recognized Education
  • Learn or Improve another Language
  • Growing Multicultural Communities
  • Affordable Education and Living

Canada prides itself on multiculturalism and diversity. With ethnic foods readily available and cultural activities held often, Canada makes newcomers feel at home. Your international student advisor can help you get in touch with ethnic clubs and associations for you to join. Even with Canada’s high standards, the cost of living and tuition for international students is less than that in the USA and the UK.

Canada – A country that embraces culture and diversity! Ontario – A province that promises beautiful scenery and four very different seasons all year round. Toronto – A city filled with excitement, attractions and plenty of cultural hotspots that everyone can enjoy!

Anderson College – A college that encompasses what Canada is all about! 

Please be aware that unfortunately, international students who graduate from diploma programs at Private Career Colleges (including Anderson College) are not eligible to receive a Post-Graduate Work Permit. While we are hoping that this policy may change in the future, if you are seeking a Post Graduate Work Permit, we recommend you research and consider a publicly funded college.

We have many international students that study with us for various other reasons outside of receiving a PGWP. If you are looking for the following, we may be the right fit for you:

  • Seeking a superior educational experience that allows you to return to your country of origin with Canadian education and work experience (through practicum component in our programs, and, through work experience with the during-study off-campus work permits) ;
  • Are in need of a community of support, compassionate faculty and staff committed to accommodating your needs, providing hands-on, practical experience, so that you can achieve success; and,
  • Due to the high cost of studying abroad, are looking to work during your schooling experience. Anderson College has a set schedule that easily allows you to negotiate an opportunity to work up to 20 hours per week with the during-study off-campus work permit

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How To Apply – Admissions Process

Anderson College of Health, Business and Technology is authorized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to accept and enroll international students! Anderson College’s designated learning institution number is O19386060342.

Contact us by filling in the International Student Inquiry form available here. Once you submit the contact form, we will email you a secure webpage and  password, providing further details to take you through a step-by-step Application process.  

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Student Housing

Homestay organizations can find you a caring Canadian home that you can call your own for the duration of your stay here. You will have your own bedroom, as well as the use of family areas of the home, and join your host family for all meals. Please contact us for more information on a Homestay option that work best for you.

Off-Campus Housing

Places4Students is an Off-Campus Housing Service solution which allows student to search for apartment vacancies with listing rates that are less than most advertising mediums. Students can view property photos, floor plans, features and details before they decide to contact the landlord. This free service allows you to use Google maps to search for vacancies in the area of the College. Please visit their website for more information.

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Applying For A Study Permit

Once you have been accepted into a program at Anderson College you will need to obtain a Study Permit granted from the Canadian Government. A Study Permit allows you legal permission to reside in Canada for the purpose of academic, professional or vocational training at an approved educational institution. To be issued a Study Permit you will need to follow the procedures outlined by the Canadian government office in your country of residence, and may have to provide some or all of the following documents:

  • Valid Passport
  • Letter of Acceptance issued by Anderson College
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Proof of Medical Clearance
  • Criminal Record Statement

For more information on studying in Canada, please refer to Immigration Canada’s website

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Foreign Trained Professionals 

There are thousands of new immigrants arriving in Canada each year to start a new life! Many of them are foreign trained healthcare professionals! If you are among those foreign trained Doctors, Technologists, Physiotherapists, or Nurses that are struggling to re-enter the health care sector, come join our college! We can help you overcome the obstacles you may be experiencing! Your healthcare career can continue in Canada!

With flexible schedules and payment plans Anderson College offers you the opportunity to earn Canadian Experience and a Canadian Diploma while saving you time and money!

Our courses are specifically designed to suit your experience and previous education in the field of Laboratory Science, Nursing or Rehabilitation. You are assessed individually on theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills and the program is concentrated around areas that need further training and practice.

Various departments of teaching will focus on routine medical procedures depending on the program, as well as familiarizing the student with equipment and terminology commonly used in the Canadian health field. Our Instructors work very closely with you to ensure that you receive the training you need to successfully complete the program and ultimately to re-enter the health field within Canada.

With over 28 years specializing in healthcare training, our college is well established within the healthcare sector. Your Anderson College diploma is recognized by employers for its high standard of excellence in quality training.

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It all started with a visit to Anderson College.
It all started with a visit to Anderson College.
It all started with a visit to Anderson College.
It all started with a visit to Anderson College.
It all started with a visit to Anderson College.
It all started with a visit to Anderson College.


Yes. There are different complimentary support services available for Anderson College students such as peer-to-peer tutor and ESL classes.
Yes, we have dedicated staff members who assist students with their any employment-related services ranging from resume writing, job search assistance, etc.
Anderson College of Health, Business and Technology is registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 and is operated by Robetech Institute Inc.We are proud members in good standing with National Association of Career Colleges, Career Colleges of Ontario, OSMT, etc. We also have many local partnerships that we work in conjunction with.