Studying in Alberta

Why choose Alberta?

Alberta's high standard of living, diverse and welcoming communities, and beautiful landscapes make it a great place to call home.

Welcoming environment

More than 2000 international students attend schools in Alberta each year. Arriving from over 70 different countries, these students attend classes alongside local Alberta Students. There are approximately 672,000 Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in Alberta.

  • in-school support networks for international students, such as orientations international clubs
  • carefully chosen home-stays

Quality education

One of Alberta government's top priorities is providing Alberta's students with a high quality education.

Success for international students in Alberta:

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) programming is available for all international students who need it
  • individualized learning experiences and plans
  • teachers and other school staff available for help
  • schools in Alberta are well equipped for academic achievement
  • schools in Alberta offer a wide variety of activities

Take the time to explore all that Alberta has to offer you. Visit Travel Alberta for more travel and tourism information.

Information in various languages

Information about studying in Alberta is available in various languages:


Chinese - Simplified (中文 - 简体)

Chinese - Traditional (中文 - 繁體)

German (Deutsch)

Japanese (日本語)

Korean (한국어)

Portuguese (Português)

Spanish (Español)

Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

French (Français)

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