Why study in BC

More international students are now choosing to study in BC than any other province in Canada.

Why study in BC? Our cities regularly appear at the top of global rankings for livability and quality of life. Our universities are consistently among the top-ranked institutions in Canada, and our highly integrated education system is a global model for progressive, flexible education.

By choosing to study in BC, you will join more than 152,000 students from across the globe studying at all levels in our province.

Top Reasons to Learn, Live and Play in BC

     Superior education

BC teachers and institutions are ranked among the best in the world and BC is the only province in Canada with a provincial seal of quality for post-secondary education (Education Quality Assurance).

     Extraordinary quality of life

BC, with its cosmopolitan cities, lush rainforests, coastal waters and impressive mountains is one of Canada’s most exciting and beautiful provinces. BC is a safe and peaceful place to live and study.

     Friendly and diverse people

The people of BC are friendly and welcoming. People from many cultures call BC their home, creating a diverse and vibrant society.

     Mildest weather in Canada

BC has the mildest climate in the country. Summer temperatures in the province’s interior region frequently surpass 30°C, while BC’s southern coastal region offers the mildest winter temperatures in all of Canada.