This program will enhance your research and problem-solving skills.
This 2-year program of Biotechnology will give you the opportunity to work in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic industries and as a laboratory technician (in quality control and quality assurance).
A special feature of this applied science program is its project-based approach, with independently designed microbiology projects that will enhance your research and problem-solving skills.
YOU’LL LEARN TO:
- Isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from many types of samples (water, soil, air, the body, food, and pharmaceutical and cosmetic products);
- Prepare specimens for staining and become an expert light-microscopist;
- Prepare microbiological media and reagents and culture pathogenic microbes;
- Design and perform your own microbiology experiments;
- Use microorganisms to assay pharmaceutical products.
Graduates may find employment in many possible sectors including environmental, agricultural, food, pharmaceutical and biomedical research technologies, analytical chemistry and many other exciting fields working as:
- Laboratory technicians
- Laboratory analysts
- Quality assurance/control technicians
- Research assistants
Within six months of graduation, on average, 86% of graduates from the last three years (2017 to 2019) found employment.
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As a bookkeeper, you can work in start-ups, banks and accounting firms.
This two-semester program of bookkeeping comes in handy to those who want a short-term program that gives you the foundation for programs like Business and Accounting.
AMONG MANY OTHER TOPICS, THIS PROGRAM WILL GIVE YOU THE KNOW-HOW TO:
- Develop a plan to support the management needs of the bookkeeping function, including planning, forecasting, budgeting, cost and revenue management;
- Apply generally accepted accounting principles to produce financial statements and reports for proprietorships, partnerships and corporations;
- Prepare individual income tax returns in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations using tax preparation software;
Many Bookkeeping classes are taught in a lab environment that is fully equipped with an integrated network of computer systems, allowing for practical and hands-on experience.
AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Enterprise corporations
- Accounting firms
- Accounts receivable
- Accounts payable
- Accounting clerk
- Small business office manager
Graduates will be prepared for employment in small businesses, as well as entry-level positions in medium- and large-sized corporations.
On average, 68% of graduates from the last three years (2017 to 2019) found employment within six months of graduation.
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Homestay is a type of accommodation where an international student lives with a local family. You can hire this service through an English school, in its accommodation department, directly with a homestay family or a third-party accommodation service provider.
Homestay is one of the most affordable and popular options for students, of all ages when they are studying abroad.
If you are considering this type of accommodation, here are some important tips we would like to share.
Educational institutions have their own accommodation department and their responsibility is to carefully select families to accommodate students.
Studying in a multicultural country such as Canada, you might have a multicultural family hosting you as well.
You might have a multicultural family hosting you.
Including accommodation on your study abroad program is optional.
On the application form, it will be asked about the student’s health and special needs so the school can select a family that fits their needs and proceed with the booking.
Two weeks prior to students’ arrival he/she will receive all family information.
TIP: Book your accommodation as soon as possible. Especially if you plan to travel during summertime.
For security reasons, in a homestay, the student won’t be allowed to cook.
For that, the meals will be provided by the host family. Some families offer only breakfast while others also provide lunch and dinner.
TIP: Keep your mind open to new types of food according to the country you are travelling to. In Canada, for example, a typical lunch could be a sandwich once dinner is considered the main meal of the day and happens around 7 pm.
You can book a single or double room, in case you are not travelling alone. Some homestays also offer in-suite rooms, but in most homestays, you will probably share a washroom with another student.
It’s your responsibility to keep your room clean and organized.
You will probably live around 40 to 50 minutes from your school by public transportation. The distance and travelling time might vary according to the city you are travelling to.
Language schools are always located in the downtown area close to the subway or bus stop and big colleges are usually located in the suburb providing more space and large infrastructure to the students.
Unlike language programs where the weekly price is proportionally lower according to the number of weeks you buy, in the accommodation, you can buy 4 or 24 weeks and the price per week will be the same and today this price varies from $225 to $300 per week.
We advise you to book 4 weeks of homestay, so you have a place to stay and a local family to host you once you arrive in a new country.
If you like the family, the house location and the food you can extend your stay purchasing extra weeks.
Regardless of your language level try to always communicate with your host family.
Remember they use to receive students from different backgrounds who are travelling to learn or improve their knowledge of a new language.
Try to always communicate with your host family.
Keep all your value objects, documents and extra money locked in your luggage.
Unless previously authorized by your host family do not invite or bring your friends to your homestay.
You are now a member of a new family and must do your part to maintain a good and safe environment for yourself and the others