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QS System Strength Rankings 2016: #5 – Canada

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Canada, the world’s second-largest country, spans the North American continent from east to west coast. Despite its huge size, however, the country has a relatively small population. It’s even more of an achievement then, that Canada’s major cities are home to a set of world-class institutions to rival even those based south of the 49th Parallel.

With a relaxed, tolerant and multicultural society, and beautiful scenery that is second to none, it’s no surprise that Canada has long been popular among international students. But does it have a sufficiently strong higher education system to match? The slideshow below offers a breakdown of Canada’s rank in the new QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings. Click through to find out more! 

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Jo is part of QS's social media team. He also writes content for the site, and holds a BA English degree from Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Hi am Sandra. Am a registered nurse and have had 4 yes work experience. I want to do study degree nursing in canadian university. Which university iwjll offer less funding with quality education?

How much am i supposed to have in my account for the embassy to approve my student visa ?

Hi Sandra, I'm not sure about lower cost Canadian universities, but our article 'nursing scholarships around the world' includes options to study in Canada. To gain your Canadian student visa you'll need to prove you have at least $10,000 Canadian dollars for every year of your stay, or $11,000 if you study in Quebec. 

hello,
i am Mahithanan, i want to study civil engineering
i want to details about it
i would like study with out fees

Hi Mahithanan, you may be able to find a scholarship that covers some or all of your tuition fees - please take a look at our article on scholarships to study in Canada. You can find general information on civil engineering courses here. Hope this helps! 

Hello. I am interested in doing PhD in Geology and Environmental sc. I completed my Masters.and now want to go for PhD.please suggest me where i can get full fund for my course.
thanks in advance

Hi Devkanya, if you'd like to study in Canada, we have a list of scholarships to study in Canada here. Good luck! 

i am greatly interested in doing my masters in construction management at university of toronto. what are the qualifications expected from applicants?

Hi Kevin, the University of Toronto's official website should provide information on the entry requirements for their masters in construction management course and how to apply. :)