Top 10 Reasons to Study in Saskatchewan

In no particular order, here are the top 10 reasons to study in Saskatchewan

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1) Saskatchewan Wants You!

In 2009-2010, Saskatchewan invested an extra 2.69 million dollars to develop new programs and strategies for encouraging newcomers to settle there.

2) Low Cost of Living

Saskatchewan’s quality of life is high, while the cost of living is low. That makes the province a great place to live and raise a family, and a great place to locate or invest in a business.

3) Affordable Housing

Housing costs are lower in Saskatchewan than in most major cities in Canada, and owning a home is affordable and achievable for most people.

4) Free Healthcare

Healthcare in Saskatchewan is funded by the provincial and federal governments. Unlike other Canadian provinces, there are no personal premiums or personal charges for basic and needed health services in Saskatchewan.

5) Lower Taxes

The provincial sales tax of 5% is the lowest of any province that charges a sales tax.

6) Shorter Commute

It costs less to get to and from work because the maximum commute time within major cities is about 20 minutes.

7) Booming Economy

Saskatchewan has the fastest growing economy in Canada and there are lots of available jobs compared to other Canadian cities.

8) Strong Communities

Saskatchewan residents are known for safe and friendly communities.

9) Excellent Education

Saskatchewan offers high-quality, affordable education at the pre-kindergarten, elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels.

10) Great Newcomer Resources

Adult Basic Education (ABE) Services – for more information, visit the Government website.

Regional Newcomer Gateways – Available in 11 cities in Saskatchewan. These offer free language training for those who qualify, and community and advisor support. Find more information on this website.

 For more information on studying at Saskatoon Business College, please follow this link.


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