Study in Manitoba

An immage of international students, with the words "Study in Manitoba".Manitoba has a diverse economy, a low unemployment rate, a vibrant culture, music and arts scene, and plenty of natural beauty. Get a world-class education in leading-edge facilities while maintaining a high standard of living that costs less than other major cities in Canada.

Manitoba Institutions

Manitoba’s education system and institutions are internationally recognized, with leading-edge facilities and first-rate teachers and professors. From academic programs to flight schools to dance schools, whatever your educational aspirations are you’ll find a program that is right for you.

Learn more about the institutions and programs available in Manitoba.

Work While You Study and After You Graduate

If you are a full-time post secondary student enrolled at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) you may be able to work while you are enrolled in school. International students who graduate from a DLI may also be eligible to apply for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP).

Note: Not all programs offered at DLIs are eligible. For more information on working in Canada as a student please visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)’s website.

Internship Opportunities

A variety of internship opportunities are available for both international and domestic students in Manitoba. If you are considering immigrating to Manitoba after you graduate from a master’s or doctoral program, Accelerate and Elevate internships completed with Mitacs can make your provincial nomination process even quicker.

Visit the MPNP for International Students page for details.

Immigrating After Graduation

When you graduate, stay in Manitoba to build your career and establish a new home. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) prioritizes international students who have graduated from Manitoba institutions and offers a direct pathway to permanent residency through the new International Education Stream.