International Students

Manitoba is an excellent choice to help you meet your education goals. Our education system and institutions are internationally recognized, with leading-edge facilities and first-rate teachers and professors. Manitoba offers high quality, affordable education and training throughout the province in rural or urban settings by public or private institutions. Known as ‘Friendly Manitoba’ our cities and towns are multicultural and welcoming. Below are the top ten reasons why you should choose Manitoba to begin the next chapter of your education.

As an international student, you should be aware that you can only attend learning institutions and programs designated by Manitoba. This ensures compliance with your study permit conditions and protects you under the International Education Act. For more information, visit our International Education Act webpage.

For a list of Manitoba’s Designated Learning Institutions and programs, visit Canada’s Immigration and Citizenship Designated Learning Institutions List webpage.

Reasons for Studying in Manitoba

10 Reasons why YOU should study in MANITOBA

  1. Affordable world-class education
  2. International Education Act protects you while you study
  3. FREE health insurance coverage*
  4. Up to 60% or $25,000 income tax rebate on your post-secondary tuition fees
  5. Work while you study and after you graduate
  6. Priority assessment eligibility for your Canadian permanent residency status**
  7. Internationally recognized degrees, diplomas, and certificates
  8. Genuine English or French language immersion experiences
  9. Variety of recreational, cultural, and entertainment activities
  10. Friendly urban centers and welcoming small rural towns

* You must hold a valid study permit for six months or longer to be eligible. See
** Visit for eligibility

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