Toronto was ranked by the QS World University Rankings as one of the top 50 student cities, making it a top choice for Jamaican International students. Toronto earned its spot through high scoring in affordability, diversity of its student population and employers’ perception of graduates on the job market. Canada is also known for its world-class education with its high academic standards. Degrees, diplomas and certifications obtained in Canada are globally recognized. When you earn your credentials in Canada you not only set yourself up for employment opportunities in Canada but also around the world, setting you up for great career success.
Toronto has a lot to offer its Jamaican students. From clubs and associations to great restaurants, grocery stores, athletic centers and entertainment spaces.
Services and Associations
The Jamaican Consulate is also located in Toronto. They are here to help with all your administrative needs such as;
- Renew Jamaican drivers license
- Police record checks
- Visa applications
- Passport Renewals
Restaurants and Grocery Stores
Toronto also offers a variety of Caribbean grocery stores. Caribbean Island Food located only a few minutes from City College, offers you the food and products you know and love.
Celebrations and Festivals
Caribana Toronto Grand Parade 2016 from Caribana Toronto on Vimeo.
Jamaica Day is a popular event celebrating Jamaican culture. Held in the summertime, this event is filled with lots of food, music, art and performers. Bringing you a little piece of home right here in Toronto.
Located less than 15 minutes away from City College you will find Downsview Park. This green space and collection of buildings hosts a variety of activities. Join a sports league at one of its many athletic fields, enjoy a concert or purchase some local goods at the market. You are sure to find something fun to do.
Connecting You Back Home
Looking for more information, visit our International Student section.
Or contact one of our International Student Advisers, they are happy to help!