Keyano College

  • Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • History of Institution:

    Keyano College is a comprehensive community institution in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Stretching from north-central Alberta to the borders of Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories, Wood Buffalo is one of the largest municipalities in Canada.

    Keyano serves students through its Clearwater Campus and Suncor Energy Industrial Centre in Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan Campus, and through our Learning Centres in Fort McKay and Gregoire Lake. The College meets both the training and skills acquisition needs of industry, and the personal enrichment and cultural needs of the Wood Buffalo community. Keyano provides opportunities for lifelong, relevant, and practical learning, and is committed to increasing access to post-secondary programs.

    The College offers programs that lead to certificates, diplomas, certificates of qualification (trades), and baccalaureate degrees. The College also supports the development of professional knowledge and skills in several sectors, including energy, construction, business, health and safety, arts, sciences, education, human services, and transportation. A wide range of corporate training options are available to client companies as well as Aboriginal Education and Regional Stewardship programming focused on improving access to learning opportunities.

    Benefits to International students studying at Keyano College are…Competitive tuition fees, Affordable housing, Personable learning environment, Helpful and friendly faculty and peers, Culturally diverse faculty and student population, from over 30 countries, Qualified and experienced faculty, Culturally diverse community, Part-time job opportunities within the community and International preparatory course.

  • Department and Programs Offer:

    International Preparatory Course
    The International Preparatory Course (IPC) is an orientation course designed to help international students with the transition to life in Canada and succeeding at Keyano College. Topics covered will include, but not limited to:

    • Skills for academic success
    • Time and stress management
    • Canadian history and culture
    • Keyano College policies and procedures
    • Financial management
    • Community supports (including the Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo)

    Programs at Keyano available to International students are…

    Aboriginal Entrepreneurship
    Art and Design
    Business Administration Management
    Business Administration – Accounting
    Community Based Environmental Monitoring
    Early Learning and Child Care
    Educational Assistant
    Health Care Aide
    Human Resources Management
    Office Administration
    Pre-Employment – Heavy Equipment Technician
    Pre-Employment – Plumber
    Pre-Employment – Welder
    Primary Care Paramedic
    Process Operations – Coop

    Advanced Care Paramedic
    Business Administration – Accounting
    Business Administration – Management
    Early Learning and Child Care
    Environmental Technology Diploma
    Practical Nurse
    Social Work

    Bachelor of Education – Elementary
    Bachelor of Education – Secondary
    Bachelor of Business Administration – Management
    Bachelor of Science – Nursing
    Bachelor of Science – Environmental Science
    University Transfer Degrees

    Advanced English for Professional Purposes
    Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP)
    Community Adult Learning Program
    English Programs
    English for Academic Purposes
    Language Instruction For Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
    Speech Science Program
    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

    Online Courses
    Human Resource Professional Training
    Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt Training

  • Population: More than 2800 full-time students and 13000 Part-time and online students annually
  • International Population: Approx. 125 students representing more than twenty nationalities.
  • Accommodation:

    Keyano College student housing provides our single students and student families with convenient, accessible, clean, and comfortable accommodations during their studies.
    We offer different types of housing to suit our students’ needs. Single Housing and Family Housing.

    GPI Canada also offers a Homestay Program option for those preferring to live in a family home environment. We have an extensive database of host families who are fully vetted and dedicated to providing a safe & welcoming environment throughout your studies in Canada.

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