UOIT’s Reasons To Study In Canada

By University of Ontario Institute of Technology Modified on September 13, 2017

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology presents our top reasons to choose Canada.


Choosing a university is a big decision. At the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), we have many answers to the question of “Why study in Canada?” Here are a few of them:

Admissions process

  • Admission to UOIT is based on academics only! Essays, references, and interviews are not part of the application process.
  • Acceptance letters are sent on a rolling basis. As soon as you submit your application and supporting documentation, we can review your file, make an admissions decision and notify you. Learn more about how to apply.

Financing your education

  • At UOIT, you can earn scholarships to use towards your tuition costs. Apply for our Global Leadership Award or be rewarded for your strong academic performance at UOIT with an in-course scholarship.


  • Canadian universities are publicly funded. This means you will be receiving a high-quality education that is recognized around the world.
  • UOIT is noted for being a university that prepares our graduates with the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to excel in the workplace.

Our location

  • We are located about an hour's drive from Canada's busiest international airport.
  • UOIT is located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), one of the fastest-growing economic areas in Canada.
  • We are less than an hour away from Toronto, Ontario—Canada's biggest city and home to live sports events, concerts, and every type of restaurant, shopping experience and festival you can imagine.


  • We are consistently ranked as one of the best countries in the world to live in.
  • International students are eligible to apply for a Post-Graduate Work Permit, allowing you to stay in Canada for up to three years after graduation.

If you have any questions about UOIT, visit our website or contact us at futureinternational@uoit.ca or +1.905.721.3190.