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Canada Education Fair in Hong Kong

Imagine a bright future in Canada!

Thinking about studying abroad, where you can receive the highest quality of education at an affordable cost, in a friendly and dynamic environment?  Think Canada!

The Consulate General of Canada, in collaboration with the Canada-China Culture and Education Association, is hosting a Canada Education Fair, November 3-4th, 2012, at the Regal Hongkong Hotel.  Sponsored by Air Canada and supported by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools Council, and the Hong Kong Association of Career Masters and Guidance Masters, representatives from 31 Canadian public and private secondary schools, universities and colleges will be present at the fair for one-on-one meetings to answer your questions and provide in-depth information about their institutions and admission requirements.

On November 3rd, a series of public information seminars will be held. Speakers will include a representative of Citizenship and Immigration Canada who will provide an overview of the Study Permit application process; as well as a representative from the Canada-China Culture and Education Association who will speak about the education system in Canada and factors to consider when selecting a program and institution.

“Canada is a highly attractive destination for Hong Kong students seeking international opportunities,” said Canadian Consul General J. Ian Burchett. “I encourage you to discover Canada’s world-class education system which can open doors to future opportunities and provide you with a foundation for future success.” 

There are approximately 150,000 Canadian alumni in Hong Kong and 20 active Canadian University alumni associations.

Date: Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4, 2012

Time: 12:00-17:00

Venue: B/1, Forum Room I, Regal Hongkong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay

A backgrounder detailing the schools and some of their specialized programs follows.

For media enquiries, please contact

Charles Létang
Public Affairs Officer
Consulate General of Canada     
Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3719-4752

Range of programs offered by exhibiting schools:

  • 15 of the schools are post-secondary institutions and 16 are elementary and secondary schools. Locations include the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia.
  • Several of Canada’s top-ranked research universities are present.
  • Brescia College, at the University of Western Ontario, is Canada’s only all-woman university. Brescia’s Food and Nutrition program is accredited and recognized by the Hong Kong Dietician Association.
  • Université Sainte-Anne is a French language university.
  • Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology hosts Canada’s largest transportation training facility. 
  • Many of the exhibiting colleges provide co-op, internship or work placement opportunities, ensuring students gain practical experience before entering the workforce.
  • Most participating colleges offer university transfer programs providing an alternative pathway to top-ranked schools.
  • Exhibiting institutions offer a variety of programs including business administration, hotel management, computer sciences, education, and game development and design. 
  • Specialized programs such as earth and ocean sciences, energy and environment, and veterinary medicine are also represented.
  • Private boarding schools and public school boards will be exhibiting including Canada’s largest private boarding school and the largest public school board in Canada
  • All exhibiting elementary and secondary schools offer support in language skills. development, manageable class sizes, adaptive learning techniques, and a range of clubs and extra-curricular activities

Participating schools: Download the complete introductory booklet at

Post-Secondary Institutions

Elementary and Secondary Schools 



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