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Students are always welcome for any assistance they may need, both academically and beyond.
University and College Application Assistance
One of the most important aspects of a students' academic experience is their preparation for post-secondary education. MIA is directly linked with OUAC (Ontario Universities' Application Centre), and OCAS (Ontario College Application Services) to facilitate quick and accurate mark submission, making your University/College application process that much easier. MIA offers comprehensive guidance and personal advice for all students in order to guide them properly during application process. University and college representatives from across Canada visit our campus throughout the year to promote their programs and recruit MIA graduates.
Course Planning and Personal Care
From the first day they arrive at MIA, students are given a comprehensive personalized study plan based on each individual’s academic dreams and goals. Guidance counselors are always available to advise students on course selection, university/college applications, career guidance and more. We understand that for many students this is their first time living apart from their home and their families so we do our upmost to make students feel secure and happy during their time with us. At MIA, students come to think of us as family and we in turn proudly feel the same.
International Student Services
Our friendly and multi-lingual staff shares your excitement in experiencing a new country and environment. They work diligently to make your transition into a new culture and education system as smooth as possible. MIA provides the following services:
• Orientation to Canada and MIA
• Airport pickup & drop off arrangement
• English assessment and placement
• Banking, medical care and community support information
• Visa application and extension
• Assistance with Immigration Canada
• And much more...
MIA's residence is located in a safe and quiet neighbourhood in the heart of downtown Toronto. Students live in a shared apartment style dormitory. Conveniently close to the city's subway and bus lines, providing easy access to MIA's Downtown and North York Campuses. Nearby, numerous amenities, attractions and services are available for students. Students are well cared for by a live-in Residence Advisor who is on site 24/7 to ensure their safety and well-being.
Each Unit includes:
- Fully furnished bedrooms (single or shared) with personal desk, dresser and closet space.
- Fully heated and air conditioned facilities.
- Pillows, sheets and blanket provided.
- Weekly cleaning service.
- Common areas include TV, seating and dining areas.
- Wireless Internet Connection.
- Full Kitchen and Bathroom.
MIA provides full-service, high-quality homestay program for students who are interested in staying with a family during their studies here. The most hospitable MIA approved Canadian families are matched to students’ preferences to ensure their satisfaction.
MIA believes that learning extends beyond the classroom. Throughout the year, the school organizes a wide variety of exciting sport and cultural activities around the activities around the city. Those include:
- Watching Blue Jays Baseball/Toronto Raprtor's Basketball.
- Toronto Sightseeing.
- Weekend Excursions to Eastern Canada.
- And many more...
To help students feel at home, MIA organizes parties to celebrate the spirit of Canadian holidays. Parties include:
- A welcome Party at the beginning of the school year.
- Christmas Parties
Our Prom is the highlight of our school year and not to be missed! Students celebrate together for a formal dinner and dance that always promises to be a magical night.
The school year comes to a close with our Graduation Ceremony where we come together to acknowledge the academic achievements over the past year.
At MIA we encourage an active social community amongst our students and promote this through many special interest clubs.
We currently have
- A Music Club
- Dance Club
- Foodie Club
- Yearbook Club
- Knitting Club and more...
Each year, we form a student council to allow our students to have input in their school. Student council helps organize and promote various events around the school, making every year fun and fresh!