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Applications to Canadian universities and colleges are increasing rapidly, as Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality controls mean that students have the chance to access a high-quality education. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is globally recognized as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States or Commonwealth countries.
Local and international students with at least four Cambridge International AS Level and/or at least two Cambridge International A Level qualifications are eligible to apply to Canadian universities and colleges More competitive courses may require additional qualifications at higher grades. Colleges may accept Cambridge IGCSEs and Cambridge O Levels as meeting entry requirements.
Please always check directly with your target institution and/or study destination for up-to-date admissions requirements and policies for local and international students.
The brochure below gives helpful information about applying to study in Canada universities.
Destination Canada (PDF, 742KB)
Destination Canada - Chinese version (PDF, 3MB)
Find out which universities and colleges in Canada recognise Cambridge qualifications by searching our recognitions database.