Why you should study English in Toronto
04 AUGUST, 2017 CULTURE ERIN O'NEILL
Studying in Canada’s largest city, Toronto, is an ideal option for international students for a great number of reasons. Well known for its wide ranging food, arts, festivals, and even weather, Toronto has something to offer everyone. A melting pot of culture and diversity, and home to more than 2 million people, it’s worth your while to consider if you’re thinking of studying abroad.
From the famous CN Tower, to Lake Ontario, and the nearby Niagara Falls, you’ll never find yourself stuck for things to see and do in Toronto. Recognised for its thriving arts and culture scene, there are galleries and museums galore to explore whilst in between classes. You’ll find yourself naturally picking up more and more English words and phrases too, just from being surrounded by native English speakers.
Diverse and multicultural
With more than half of its population born outside of Canada, nearly half of the residents of Toronto are part of a visible minority. Whether you come from Europe, Africa, Asia, or elsewhere, you’re sure to find someone in Toronto that shares your heritage. From Koreatown to Little India, there are neighbourhoods throughout the city that will allow you to discover new and exciting cultures.
Toronto is one of Canada’s economic powerhouses, with a thriving tech and media landscape. Some of the world’s biggest companies have their headquarters in the city, including Google, Uber, and Shopify. With so many opportunities on your doorstep, you’re sure to find somewhere that can take your career to the next level.
Safe and convenient
Toronto is regarded as one of the safest cities in the world, and the safest big city in North America. They also boast a highly efficient transport system, called The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), making it a breeze to get around. Whether you’re just visiting for a holiday or you’re here to study, you’ll have no trouble finding your way through the city. For Canada, the winters in Toronto are mild too, moderated by its proximity to Lake Ontario.
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