Starting a new life in a new country can be difficult. Stenberg College wants to support you in getting a head start by offering you the opportunity to receive quality, industry-accredited education to help launch your career in Canada. All our career-oriented programs include hands-on practicums, allowing you to apply the knowledge and skills you learned in class to a career setting.
If you are looking for a rewarding career in health care, technology, or with children, Stenberg can give you the tools and education you need to be successful.
Study in Canada
More than 130,000 students choose to come to study in Canada every year!
Why study in Canada?
- Canada is one of the best countries to live in worldwide according to the UN
- The quality of Canada’s education system is among the best in the world
- Canadian diplomas are recognized worldwide
- There is real potential for finding employment in Canada upon completion of your studies
- Canada has a stable political and cultural landscape
- Health care services are excellent
- The opportunity to learn or master another language is at your fingertips
- Canada is multicultural
For more information on the benefits of studying in Canada, visit EduCanada.
Travelling to Canada
Don’t forget to bring the following important documents:
- Valid Passport
- Acceptance letter from Stenberg College
- Student visa
- Any original document required by the College for your admission
- International driver’s license (request it from your local transport authorities before you leave)
- Medical report (if applicable)
- Medicine prescriptions (if applicable)
Please make sure that all these documents are with you in your carry-on, such as your backpack or hand luggage, and NOT in your checked luggage as you will need them at the Immigration Checkpoint for the issuance of the Study Permit. The checked luggage is picked up after you clear Immigration.
Arriving to Canada
To ensure that you are prepared for success by the time your studies commence, it is always advisable to arrive 2-4 weeks before your program start date. Arriving early also gives you time to familiarize yourself with the city and to take advantage of popular attractions for visitors.
You are required to attend the program orientation so that you will be familiar with the systems and facilities as well as Stenberg’s policies.
Stenberg College is located in Surrey, BC. The quickest way to get to the Surrey campus is to book a flight to Vancouver International Airport (YVR). If you are coming directly from YVR, you can either use public transit (Skytrain) from YVR to Central City Station or take a taxi to Stenberg College located in Central City Shopping Centre.
Accommodation in Surrey
There are many homestay accommodations available in Surrey, Vancouver and the surrounding area. A homestay is an affordable accommodation alternative to renting and it allows you to have the opportunity to develop a support system with your host. We encourage you to explore these options online, but we can also direct you to several options in the list below:
If you require any further assistance with finding accommodations, please do not hesitate to ask our staff: [email protected]
You should budget anywhere from $780 to $1400 per month for your living expenses, depending on the type of accommodation you book. This would include housing, food and transportation.
Applicants whose native language is not English and wish to study at Stenberg College in one of the diploma programs MUST demonstrate their proficiency in English by way of Academic IELTS or PTE with minimum scores in IELTS of 6.0 overall and a PTE score of 51*
*Except where specified in the individual program admission requirements.
For academic requirements, please refer to individual program pages.