Many newcomers are able to enjoy the education opportunities available in Canada. At the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre we are able to provide information on how the schooling system in Canada works, from how to enroll a child in school to how to apply for college or university.
In Canada, if you are not a Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident, you must have a Study Permit to attend a school, college or university. There are some special situations where a study permit are not required. The staff at the Centre can help you find information on:
For most newcomers, learning English is an important part of settling in Saskatchewan. BIRC can provide guidance and information on learning English!
English as an Additional Language (EAL) classes are available to those wishing to learn English, or improve on their current abilities. We can provide information on:
The Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre works to connect newcomers to their community through volunteers. We work with many community-based volunteers who volunteer their time in a variety of ways including:
REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER!
If you would like more information on how to register with the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre as a volunteer, please contact the Centre.
We can provide you with information on courses offered that may be relevant to your career or interests, and how you can apply for them.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
There are a variety of scholarships and grants available to newcomers, for post-secondary education. The staff at the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre can show you: