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Elementary and Secondary School System

Lanark County has many schools to choose from and offers high quality education in public , Catholic and school systems. The Ontario government pays for public elementary and secondary school education.

Post Secondary Education

Ontario's publicly-funded postsecondary education system has some of the best programs, offered by renowned experts, in the world.

Universities offer a complete range of programs in the arts and sciences, as well as graduate and professional programs. Colleges prepare students for careers in business, applied arts, technology, and health sciences. They also offer part-time and continuing education courses, apprenticeships and skills training programs. 

There are several college and university campuses within an one hour drive of Lanark County.

Note: International students will require a temporary study permit in order to study in Ontario.

Ontario also has a strong apprenticeship program for people interested in learning skilled trades. Apprenticeship combines in-class lessons with paid on-the-job training. Visit the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ Apprenticeship site for more information.


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