International Education

Explore the World: Opportunities for Global Learning through International Education

Learning at Confederation College is an exciting and rewarding experience that begins with our three distinct academic schools and continues with our smaller class sizes, state of the art facilities and cutting-edge classroom equipment and labs.

Education in Canada for International Students

As a public college, established in Thunder Bay in 1967, Confederation College has a proven track record of delivering exceptional education and training to an average of 6,500 full and part-time students every year, including over 1,500 international students from more than 46 countries. We offer straightforward, practical, hands-on education that gets our graduates jobs. We have highly trained, approachable instructors and a dynamic learning environment.

We have a running track record for excellence:

  • 88% of students found employment within six months of graduation (‘19-‘20 reporting year)
  • 100% employer satisfaction rate (‘19-‘20 reporting year)


We are committed to delivering quality education to our students, regardless of where they come from and deliver the type of education that graduates and employers want.

We are very proud to deliver more than 65 programs in over 11 program areas and in three academic schools:

  • School of Aviation, Engineering Technology & Trades
  • School of Business, Hospitality & Media Arts
  • School of Health & Community Services

Learn more about our programs, Confederation College and Thunder Bay - here.

The staff of the International Education Centre (IEC) look forward to meeting you and helping you become a successful and satisfied graduate from our college. During your stay at Confederation College, we will get to know you and will work hard to ensure that your stay with us is a rewarding one, rich with meaningful academic, cultural, and social experiences.

Please explore our website and follow us on Facebook. If you have any questions about Confederation College please email us at the International Education Centre.

Otherwise if you're ready to take the next step, APPLY NOW.

Update on International Study Permit Policies by IRCC

The Government of Canada has announced a major update on policies concerning international students for a period of two years. This is a temporary measure aimed to help ensure that international students have a positive experience in Canada.