5 Reasons to study at CIRA College Vancouver

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CIRA College provides a wide range of flexible educational opportunities for both local and international students. Our relevant and unique curriculum is created through a rigorous process of review and development, often conducted in partnership with Canadian Universities.

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Co-op job placements

Students will be working in the industry during the second year of our Media Design & Web Development program to gain valuable work experience. The Co-op experience is a full-time work experience. During this time, students may work up to 40 hours a week. Thus, they don’t enroll in any classes. The Co-op program provides students with more in-depth and extensive work experience, giving students a competitive advantage in the job market over their peers.

Benefits of Co-op

  • Gain real industry work experience. Rather than just learning in class, you can learn real-world skills while working with experienced and talented people.
  • Improve English Skills. You can work in an English-speaking environment while gaining work experience.
  • Discover new strengths and skills. You are challenging yourself to grow in a Co-op program. You will develop essential skills necessary for your future career success.
  • Confirm career decisions. With a Co-op program, you have the opportunity to try working at a company before selecting your future career path.
  • Build your resume. The job market has become very competitive. Nowadays, employers value job experience more than school grades. Students need to build their career resumes as soon as possible to support their future careers.
  • Grow network. During your Co-op working period, you have the chance to meet new people and gain references for future employment. As a result of these connections, you may receive job offers in the future.

Co-op wages and salaries in Vancouver, Canada

Our Co-op work placements are paid positions. CIRA College offers Co-op program partners with local businesses to ensure students find a work placement and are paid.

Payment plan

CIRA College offers payment plans to students. This option allows students to pay their tuition in installments rather than one lump sum. Tuition payment plans allow parents and students to avoid making large payments at once, which can be tough on household budgets. The student can pay the remaining balance in 5 monthly installments after the deposit.

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite subscription ($10,000 value!)

Adobe creative cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography design, video, web, UX and more. If you get accepted into our Media Design & Web Development program, you will receive a yearly subscription worth up to $10,000 value.

Cultural diversity

Every year, Vancouver welcomes more than 150,000 international students looking for education in Canada. At CIRA College, we welcome students from all over the world; Chile, Columbia, Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Peru, Italy, India, Brazil and more. Our staff understands what it is like to move to Canada to learn, live and work in a new country. Some of our team began their professional career in Canada as international students.

Cultural diversity makes our college a better place to learn. By experiencing diversity in college, students will be comfortable working and interacting with a variety of individuals of all nationalities. Diversity creates an environment where students can learn and grow, expand their awareness, welcome multiple perspectives, and help build social skills.

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CIRA College’s Vancouver Campus is located in downtown Vancouver. It is easily accessible via regional public transit (bus/ sky train). It is on several major bus lines, including 99 B-Line and the number 9. The campus is also a short walking distance from the Broadway City-Hall Skytrain station.

Scholarships available

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