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La Cité: Programs for French-Speaking International Students in Ontario

Saturday | August 13, 2016 | by WES Global Talent Bridge

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La Cité (le collège d’arts appliqués et de technologie) has a number of campuses in Ontario which offer an array of programs and services both for newcomers and international students who speak French.

The college offers occupation-specific language training programs in Construction, Early Childhood Education, Health, and Entrepreneurship/Sales/Marketing.

It also offers bridge training programs for newcomers in the following areas:

  • Health
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Construction

Full-time studies at La Cité offer those coming as international students the following qualifications:

  • College Certificate Ontario (one year)
  • College degree in Ontario (two years)
  • College degree in Ontario (advanced) (three years)
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (four years)

Also, La Cité offers programs through Employment Ontario which helps people with their job search preparation, including pre-employment services to newcomers: Canadian culture, French Canadian, labour market, résumé writing, interview techniques, and more.

Visit the La Cité website for more information on newcomer programs as well as information for international students. Visit the Employment Resource Centre (ERC) to learn about the Employment Ontario services offer at La Cité .

WES Global Talent Bridge is a program dedicated to helping skilled immigrants fully utilize their talents and education in the United States and Canada. Global Talent Bridge joins with institutional partners and community organizations to help skilled immigrants leverage their training, achieve their professional goals, and contribute their talents to their full potential.