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Over 100 Canadian institutions to join education fairs in Vietnam
By Minh Tuan
Wednesday,  Oct 2, 2019,10:45 (GMT+7)

Over 100 Canadian institutions to join education fairs in Vietnam

By Minh Tuan

Participating students will have a chance to meet with Canada’s leading institutions at the 2019 EduCanada Fairs - PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZER

HCMC – One hundred and twenty Canadian institutions will participate in a series of education fairs in major cities of Vietnam from October 16 to 20, the Consulate General of Canada in HCMC has announced.

The 2019 EduCanada Fairs will take place at the Novotel Hotel in Danang on October 16, the Melia Hotel in Hanoi on October 19, and GEM Center in HCMC on October 20.

Students visiting the fairs will have the opportunity to meet with many of Canada’s leading institutions such as University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University, Queen’s University, University of Victoria, University of Alberta, Concordia University, University of Manitoba, University of Saskatchewan, and University of New Brunswick.

They will learn about Canada’s education system, scholarships, the visa application process, work opportunities after graduation, and experiences from Canadian alumni.

Visitors will also be able to attend seminars on student visas and studying in Canada delivered by officials from the Consulate General of Canada.

Besides, Canada will host the first edition of EduCanada Art + Design Workshops at The Reverie Saigon Hotel in HCMC on October 26 and the Melia Hotel in Hanoi on October 27.

These free-admission events are open to all creative art and design lovers looking to engage with top Canadian art and design specialized schools like OCAD University, NASCAD University, Vancouver Film School and Toronto Film School.

Highlights of the events include a series of interactive workshops on animation, game design and portfolio development with Canada’s award-winning artists and lecturers, one-on-one consultation with Canadian institutions about their programs, and portfolio review sessions where students share their work with Canadian institutions to receive useful feedback.

For the detailed programs and list of participating institutions, visit or

In 2018, for the first time, Canada hosted over 720,000 students from around the world with more than 20,330 from Vietnam. This huge growth of 46% compared to 2017 demonstrates that Vietnamese students and parents recognize Canada as one of the safest, most welcoming and multicultural study destinations in the world.

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