On the 8th of this month, more than 30 Canadian educational establishments will be visiting the UAE. They will be making school visits and exhibiting at three venues. Students and families who are considering Canadian education can research the visiting schools by accessing their websites. For additional information and clarifications, you can email them on their respective emails.

The schedule:
Date: Thursday November, 8th 6 to 9pm
Venue: Canadian University in Dubai.

Date: Saturday November 10, 6 to 9pm
Venue: Al Ain Rotana Hotel

Date: Monday November, 12 6 to 9pm
Venue: HCT Abu Dhabi Men's College

Acadia University
Acadia University is a primarily undergraduate institution located on the beautiful east coast of Canada in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Acadia University has over 200 degree combinations available in the Faculties of Arts, Pure and Applied Science, and Professional Studies. With 3000 students and an average class size of 26, Acadia is well-known as one of the top institutions in Canada with an excellent reputation.
Email: acadia.recruit@acadiau.ca
Web: www.acadiau.ca

Camosun College
Camosun College is a public, comprehensive post-secondary institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and service. Located in Victoria, B.C., the College is funded and accredited by the Government of British Columbia, guaranteeing a quality education. The College offers six levels of ESL from Basic to Advanced, over 80 diploma and certificate career programs, high school upgrading, university preparation, university transfer programs, 2-year associate degrees, post graduate diplomas and 4-year degrees.
Email: international_admissions@camosun.bc.ca
Web: www.camosun.bc.ca

Canadian University of Dubai
Canadian University of Dubai, sponsored by Emirates Development and Investment, is committed to excellence. CUD's mission is to provide students with an international education combining Canadian perspectives in learning, with diverse cultures and UAE values. Through partnerships with Centennial College, Athabasca University and the University of New Brunswick , CUD is a portal to higher education in Canada. Additionally, CUD holds partnership with The University of Lyon 2 in France, and Marne Lavalée, Paris, France. CUD attracts students comprising many different nationalities to study on their UAE MOHE accredited undergraduate, corporate training and continuing education programmes.
Email: info@centennialdubai.org
Web: www.cud.ac.ae

Carleton University
Carleton University is located in Ottawa, Canada's capital city. Carleton benefits from unique resources found in the Nation's Capital and has earned a reputation as one of the foremost universities in Canada in the fields of international affairs, management, and high technology. Undergraduate degrees are offered in Arts and Social Sciences, Public Affairs and Management, Engineering and Design, and Science.
Admission Services
Email: international@carleton.ca
Web: http://admissions.carleton.ca/prospis/

Centennial College
Centennial College is Ontario's first government funded community college, established in 1966, primarily serving the eastern portion of the Greater Toronto Area through four campuses and six satellite locations. Centennial has over 12,000 full time students. Centennial is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post- secondary institutions in Canada.
Email: international@centennialcollege.ca
Web: www.centennialcollege.ca

College of New Caledonia
Established in 1969, College of New Caledonia is an accredited, public post secondary institution in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. CNC provides high quality education taught by experienced instructors. CNC tuition is affordable and classes are small. Choose from ESL, University Transfer, Business, Health Sciences or Academic and Career programmes.
Email: intl_edu@cnc.bc.ca
Web: www.cnc.bc.ca/ined

Columbia College
Founded in 1936, Columbia College is Canada's oldest-established independent international college. The College offers University Transfer programmes in Arts, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering, and Science. Under these programs, students take first and second year level courses that are fully transferable to Canadian universities, including the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria, and other major Canadian universities.
Email: admin@columbiacollege.ca
Web: www.columbiacollege.ca

Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia is widely recognized for its outstanding academic quality and teaching. Renowned professors from around the world share their knowledge and love of learning within a diverse community of 15,400 students. Dalhousie's broad spectrum of educational and research experiences provides students with many choices and great flexibility. Students have over 180 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs as potential opportunities for study.
Email: admissions@dal.ca
Web: www.discover.dal.ca

George Brown College
In its 40 years in the heart of downtown Toronto, George Brown College has become woven into the economic and social fabric of the city. With 14,000 full time students and three modern campuses, George Brown is one of Canada's largest and most diverse colleges — fully supported and accredited by government. George Brown offers more than 150 high-quality, career-focused certificate, diploma, degree and post-graduate programmes in a variety of areas, including business and finance, Information Technology, Engineering, hospitality and tourism, community services and health sciences, and design.
Email: international@georgebrown.ca
Web: www.georgebrown.ca

Georgian College
Georgian College has 8000 full-time and 26,000 part-time students. It offers everything from English as a Second Language (ESL) to Certificate, diploma, degree and post graduate study programmes. Developing practical skills through co-op programmes prepares students for the job market abroad and in Canada.
Email: inquire@georgianc.on.ca
Web: www.georgianc.on.ca

Grant MacEwan College
Established in 1971, Grant MacEwan College is a public postsecondary institution with a national reputation for providing quality, affordable, student-centered education, with small classes and individualized instruction. With over 16,000 full time students MacEwan offers certificates, diplomas, applied degrees, and university degree studies in over 70 programmes in the arts and sciences, business, health and community studies, and visual and performing arts. Bridging programmes that include English language preparation (ESL) and high school completion are also available.
Email: international@macewan.ca
Web: www.MacEwan.ca

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Humber is a public institution founded in 1967 and located in Toronto, Canada. A recognised leader in education in Canada, Humber offers more than 155 Bachelor's degrees, diplomas and postgraduate programs. World-wide university transfer options. All programmes include a work placement, providing real world learning for career success.
Email: intlenq@humber.ca
Web: www.international.humber.ca

Malaspina University College
Established in 1969, Malaspina University-College is a public degree-granting university located on beautiful Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Over 10,000 full-time Canadian students and 1,000 international students are enrolled in Malaspina's comprehensive programs at the Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors and Masters level.
Email: study@mala.bc.ca
Web: www.mala.bc.ca

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University of Newfoundland is Atlantic Canada's premiere comprehensive university with four campuses, three in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador and one in Harlow, England. Memorial offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees in arts, science, education, fine arts, medicine, engineering and applied science, business, music, maritime studies, technology and ocean instrumentation, human kinetics and recreation, nursing, pharmacy, resource management and social work. English as a Second Language programmes are also available.
Email: new.students@mun.ca
Web: www.mun.ca/become

Mount Saint Vincent University
A small university with a global outlook, its diverse community and personalised education means class sizes are small, and students have access to faculty and opportunities to be involved in research. In fact, MSVU has among the lowest faculty-to-student ratios and smallest class sizes in Canada.
Email: admissions@msvu.ca
Web: www.msvu.ca

Nipissing University
Nipissing University is proud to be one of the smallest universities in Canada. Nipissing University is located in North Bay, Ontario, three hours north of Toronto. It has approximately 4700 full-time students and the average class size is 34. Nipissing offers International students smaller classes, comfortable on-campus residences and opportunities to get involved in university activities. Programs on offer include Honours (four year) and General (three years) degree programs in business, social sciences, sciences, nursing, humanities and education. Specialty subject areas include environmental studies, English, computer science, biology, psychology, physical and health education, criminal Justice and Business Administration.
E-mail: liaison@nipissingu.ca
Web: www.nipissingu.ca

NorQuest College
NorQuest College helps students achieve their personal, academic, and/or professional goals. A number of career programs in the fields of business, health, industry, and adult upgrading is available. Students can improve their English pronunciation and fluency, develop reading and writing skills in preparation for further education, and learn to communicate with confidence and effectiveness in a variety of situations. It also provides a variety of courses such as Academic Upgrading for College/University Preparation, TOEFL Prep, Business Careers, Health Careers, Pre-Apprenticeship and Industry Training, and the Summer Teacher-Training Program for ESL Teachers.
E-mail: international@norquest.ca
Web: www.norquest.ca

Queen's University
Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario in Kingston, Ontario, near major centres such as Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, Queen's University is known both for its beautiful location and its solid reputation as a top ranked university, providing students with an unparalleled educational experience. Queen's is a medium-sized institution with approximately 14,000 undergraduates and has the atmosphere of an Ivy League institution, offering programmes in 17 faculties and schools including: commerce, engineering, computing, kinesiology, Arts and science, international study Centre at Herstmonceaux, law and medicine.
Email: admission@queensu.ca
Web: www.queensu.ca

Saint Mary's University
Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University has been nurturing minds for more than 200 years. A modern urban university with a population of more than 8800 students, it is the world in one city block with 1,300 international students from 94 countries. Saint Mary's University offers a unique university experience. Graduates and students from all around the world, including the Middle East, describe it best when they talk about the spirit of the Saint Mary's community and school pride, the quality of the programs, and the individual attention received.
Email: international@smu.ca
Web: www.smu.ca

Seneca College
Seneca is Canada's largest government funded college. It offers four year career specialised Bachelor Degrees, two and three year job ready diploma programmes, English Language Institute located on campus, Foundation programme, over 40 career enhancing post-graduate level programmes.
E-mail: InternationalAdmissions@senecac.on.ca
Web: www.studyatseneca.ca

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
SAIT Polytechnic has over 90 years of training excellence, combining theory with a hands-on, interactive approach. Its education is recognied throughout North America and around the world with programmes developed with extensive business and industry input.
Email: international@sait.ca
Web: www.sait.ab.ca

The University of Western Ontario
Founded in 1878 The University of Western Ontario. It provides the best student experience among Canada's research-intensive universities. At Western, you can choose from over 300 academic programmes and more than 2,000 courses across 12 faculties, three Affiliated University Colleges and internationally recognised professional schools, including the Ivey Business School.
E-mail: liaison@uwo.ca
Web: welcome.uwo.ca

University College of the Fraser Valley
The University College of Fraser Valley is situated in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia, Canada. It offers Masters Degree, bachelors degree, associate degree, diploma and certificates in over 80 programmes.
E-mail: international@ucfv.ca
Web: www.ucfv.ca/international

University of Calgary
The University of Calgary offers a first-class education in a thriving urban environment. There are many research opportunities available in multi-disciplinary areas such as arts, business, engineering, education, sciences, social sciences and more.
E-mail: Undergraduate inquiries: intlbach@ucalgary.ca
E-mail: Graduate inquiries: graduate@ucalgary.ca
Web: www.ucalgary.ca

University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba (est. 1877) is western Canada's first university and one of its most comprehensive educational institutions with 82 degree, diploma, and certificate programmes. In the past 30 years, the University of Manitoba has ranked among the top three in Canada in producing Rhodes Scholars.
E-mail: international_students@umanitoba.ca
Web: www.umanitoba.ca

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is a university for the 21st century. Located in the friendly city of Oshawa, it embodies a bold new vision for higher learning. As Ontario's only laptop based university, UOIT offers a wide range of innovative programmes in criminology, commerce, education, engineering, health sciences, information technology, and science.
E-mail: admissionsinternational@uoit.ca
Web: http://www.uoit.ca

University of Prince Edward Island
Ranked Number five in the MacLean's evaluation of undergraduate universities in Canada, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is located in Charlottetown. It is a university recognised for combining teaching excellence with research innovation. It offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programmes offered in the humanities, social sciences, Sciences, business, veterinary medicine, nursing and education.
E-mail: inte@upei.ca
Web: www.upei.ca/futurestudents

University of Saskatchewan
Established in 1907, the University of Saskatchewan has the longest history of academic and research excellence in Western Canada. With more than 58 internationally recognised degrees in over 100 disciplines ranging from agriculture and bio-resources, arts and science, Business, Dentistry, Engineering, Kinesiology, Law, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, or pharmacy.
Email: international@usask.ca
Web: www.usask.ca

University of Waterloo
Established in 1957, the University of Waterloo has become one of Canada's leading comprehensive universities with six faculties, four professional schools, a wide range of graduate programmes, and many research and teaching institutes. A pioneer in bringing industry and higher education closer together, Waterloo now has the most respected co-operative education programmes in the world with more than 10,000 students engaged in work/study programmes.
Email: askus@uwaterloo.ca
Web: www.uwaterloo.ca

University of Windsor
The University of Windsor has become a leading destination for students going to University in Canada from the Middle East. Excellent programmes in engineering, business, IT, communications and 100+ more degree programmes are offered. Canada's International University has a Liaison Office in Dubai, UAE to assist all the students from the Middle East.
Email: windsor@partners.kv.ae
Web: www.windsorwired.org

Vancouver Community College
VCC celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2005 Programmes including ESL, high school completion, university transfer, applied degree and/or career training in health sciences, hospitality, business, music, transportation trades, design and technology, instructor training, English teaching and continuing studies are on offer.
Email: study@vcc.ca
Web: www.study.vcc.ca

Vancouver Film School
VFS is a post-secondary entertainment arts school. It is known as the studio that teaches. VFS has grown to become on of the largest private post-secondary institutions in Canada, graduating over 1,000 aspiring artists annually, studying in 14 unique studio programmes.
Web: http://www.vfs.com

York University – English Language Institute
It located in York University, Toronto, Canada provides high quality English language programmes and training. Level six of the Academic English programme meets the English Language requirement to enter most undergraduate and graduate programmes at York University.
Email: yueli@yorku.ca
Web: http://yueli.yorku.ca

— The writer is the director of Counselling Point Educational and Social Services and Adjunct faculty Sharjah Women's College