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McDonald International Academy MIA McDonald Academy

Address: 2nd fl. Toronto Ontario, 920 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 3C7, Canada
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Description McDonald International Academy MIA McDonald Academy

MIA (McDonald International Academy) was founded in 1994 and today is one of the main educational and research centers of Canada.

In the process of training, modern technologies and the latest equipment, advanced educational and pedagogical techniques Help students become really educated, qualified future professionals. In the history of the MIA, its graduates are more than 10 thousand students representing 30 world countries and nationalities! Many graduates of the Academy continue their education in the most prestigious universities and colleges in the world, including the legendary American universities belonging to the Ivy League.

The atmosphere in the Academy is friendly and international: it trains representatives of more than 30 world countries, which gives students the opportunity to learn tolerance, mutual respect, learn to interact and communicate with representatives of any race, nationality and religion.

MIA (McDonald International Academy) closely and fruitfully cooperates with many well-known and prestigious universities in Canada and the USA. Some of them even offer special exclusive opportunities for higher education for graduates of the Academy - the following universities should be mentioned:

  • University of Manitoba

Founded in 1877, located in Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada). Annually more than 30,000 students from all over the world come here (about 13% of foreigners): 100 academic programs (more than 60 bachelor's) work, and the total number of graduates has already exceeded 110 thousand people.

  • University of Winnipeg

Founded in 1967, is located in Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada). About 9,200 students study there: they are offered more than 40 academic programs and more than 800 subjects for study.

  • State University of New York at New Paltz

Founded in 1828, the University is located in the city of New Paltz, New York, USA). Here students are offered more than 100 bachelor's and 50 master's programs, and the total number of entrants each year reaches 7690 people.

  • University of Northern Michigan University

The University is located in Marquette, Michigan, USA and offers students more than 147 Bachelor's and 25 Master's programs. Each year more than 9,000 students from all over the world come here.

  • Cambrian College

Founded in 1967, the College is located in the city of Sudbury (Ontario, Canada). Students (and there are more than 11 thousand of them) are offered more than 80 educational programs, including short-term courses and evening part-time programs.

MIA partner universities offer the following preferential terms to the graduates of the Academy:

  • Guaranteed admission to the selected undergraduate program upon successful completion of the MIA course
  • Opportunity to apply for a Diploma in Ontario without a TOEFL or SAT
  • Low Cost of Study
  • The University of Winnipeg also allows graduates to obtain a work permit valid throughout the province of Manitoba.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in McDonald International Academy MIA McDonald Academy

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Discount
Annual
13+
from 20 800 $CAD / year

The secondary school program at the Academy fully meets the requirements of the Ministry of Education in Canada and Ontario. For successful completion of the course, each student must earn at least 30 educational credits (18 units must be enrolled in mandatory courses) - this entitles you to receive a valuable Ontario Secondary School Certificate (OSSD). In addition to the certificate, each graduate of a high school receives 6 pre-university credits, which he can present upon admission to universities or colleges (application centers QUAC and OCAS respectively). For foreign students, the requirements are slightly more loyal - they need to earn up to 24 credits to successfully complete the course.

So, in order to obtain a certificate in total, you will need:

  • Earn 30 educational loans: 18 for compulsory subjects and 12 for optional
  • Successfully pass the English language test (grade 10)
  • Collect at least 40 hours of community service.

The list of compulsory, general subjects includes the following:

  • English language (4 units)
  • Foreign language (most often French, 1 unit)
  • Mathematics (3 credits)
  • Scientific courses (2 credits)
  • History of Canada (1 credit)
  • Geography of Canada (1 credit)
  • Art (1 unit)
  • Physical education, sports and health (1 unit)
  • Fundamentals of the state (0.5 credit)
  • Studying a career (0.5 credit).

Optional educational opportunities (for each direction you can get 1 additional credit):

  • Additional foreign language
  • Sociology
  • Humanitarian sciences
  • English
  • Canadian and world studies
  • Business
  • Art
  • Physical Education, Sports and Health
  • Scientific courses
  • Technologies.

The cost of training for international students in the MIA is:

  • 1 academic year = 16800 $ CAD.
Annual
13+
from 1 000 $CAD / month

A special ESL program (English as a second language) is especially effective for foreign students for whom English is not native.

Students can independently choose the priority, the most appropriate intensity of instruction: intensive (6 hours a day) or half-intensive (4 hours daily). Before the beginning of the classes all students pass the introductory testing, which distributes them to the appropriate training group: in all, there are 5 standard levels of knowledge (from Beginner to Advanced).

The cost of training for international students in the MIA is:

1) ESL program (English as a second language, intensive language course):

  • 1 month = 1200 $ CAD
  • 2 months = 2400 $ CAD
  • 3 months = 3400 $ CAD
  • 4 months = 4600 $ CAD
  • 5 months = $ 5800 CAD
  • 6 months = 6800 $ CAD
  • Additional month (after 6th) = $ 1000 CAD.

2) ESL program (English as a second language, semi-intensive language course):

  • 1 month = $ 1000 CAD
  • 2 months = 2000 $ CAD
  • 3 months = $ 2800 CAD
  • 4 months = 3800 $ CAD
  • 5 months = 4800 $ CAD
  • 6 months = 5600 $ CAD
  • Additional month (after the 6th) = 800 $ CAD.
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13-18
from 4 200 $CAD / 4 week

Seasonal English courses are an opportunity not only to significantly improve your academic and language level, but also fun, interesting and happy to spend time with the company of peers from around the world. The course is based on the main universal ESL program ("English as a second language").

Academic classes are held in the morning, and after lunch and in the evening the students go on excursions in Toronto, Ontario and other regions of Canada, participate in sports and creative events, games and celebrations. The leisure program helps to consolidate the skills gained in the classroom in an informal, friendly environment, develop communication and speech skills, learn to communicate in English in any situation and with any interlocutor. The following events and excursions are waiting for students (the list can vary depending on the season):

  • Trip to Niagara Falls
  • Visit Wonderland, a huge amusement park
  • Ascent to the observation deck CN Tower
  • Authentic Lunch and Medieval Tournament
  • Visiting major sports matches and games (in priority basketball and baseball)
  • City Zoo
  • Casa Loma Museum
  • Skiing and skating and much more.

The duration of the program is 4 weeks, in the summer it is held in July-August (for detailed dates you can check with your manager). The cost of training for international students in the MIA is:

1. Seasonal courses (winter or summer):

  • 4 weeks (including a 3-day tour of Eastern Canada) = 4200 $ CAD
  • 4 weeks (including a 3-day tour of Eastern Canada and New York) = 4600 $ CAD.

Variants of other duration (2,3,5,6 weeks) are offered - for details, you can check with your manager.

The indicated price already includes:

  • Training on the program for a month (intensity = 4 hours daily)
  • Homestay accommodation (half board - breakfast + lunch)
  • Meeting and seeing off at the airport
  • Teaching aids, books and materials
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Leisure and entertainment programs (minimum 5 events per week).

Seasonal English courses are an opportunity not only to significantly improve your academic and language level, but also fun, interesting and happy to spend time with the company of peers from around the world. The course is based on the main universal ESL program ("English as a second language").

Academic classes are held in the morning, and after lunch and in the evening the students go on excursions in Toronto, Ontario and other regions of Canada, participate in sports and creative events, games and celebrations. The leisure program helps to consolidate the skills gained in the classroom in an informal, friendly environment, develop communication and speech skills, learn to communicate in English in any situation and with any interlocutor. The following events and excursions are waiting for students (the list can vary depending on the season):

  • Trip to Niagara Falls
  • Visit Wonderland, a huge amusement park
  • Ascent to the observation deck CN Tower
  • Authentic Lunch and Medieval Tournament
  • Visiting major sports matches and games (in priority basketball and baseball)
  • City Zoo
  • Casa Loma Museum
  • Skiing and skating and much more.

The duration of the program is 4 weeks, in the winter it is held in January-February (for detailed dates you can check with your manager). The cost of training for international students in the MIA is:

1. Seasonal courses (winter or summer):

  • 4 weeks (including a 3-day tour of Eastern Canada) = 4200 $ CAD
  • 4 weeks (including a 3-day tour of Eastern Canada and New York) = 4600 $ CAD.

Variants of other duration (2,3,5,6 weeks) are offered - for details, you can check with your manager.

The indicated price already includes:

  • Training on the program for a month (intensity = 4 hours daily)
  • Homestay accommodation (half board - breakfast + lunch)
  • Meeting and seeing off at the airport
  • Teaching aids, books and materials
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Leisure and entertainment programs (minimum 5 events per week).

Accommodation and food

Students are offered a choice of two options for comfortable and safe placement during training:

  • Host family

All members of families cooperating with the Academy have been repeatedly checked by staff and constantly Are checked to ensure that students receive really good care and service. Living in the family, you can order yourself a convenient diet (breakfasts, half board, boarding only), meeting and seeing off at the airport. To clarify the available houses and the cost of living, you can contact your manager.

  • General Student Residence

At the residence, the student can book a personal single room or live with a neighbor in a double room. All the bedrooms are fully furnished and equipped with necessary equipment: each has a personal study table, chest of drawers and a closet, air conditioning and heating system. The houses are cleaned weekly, bedding is provided. In general, there are cozy living rooms with TV, dining rooms, functional kitchens and bathrooms, and free access to WI-Fi. If you wish, you can order a meeting and seeing off at the airport, a convenient diet (for an additional fee).

The cost of living is (the price is indicated for 1 student):

  • Residence, living room for 2 people = 7200 $ CAD / 12 months
  • Residence, personal single Room = 9000 $ CAD 12 months
  • Host family (half board or board) = 750-850 $ CAD / month.

A pledge for property in the amount of $ 1000 CAD is separately paid, as well as the option of accommodation = $ 100 CAD.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: art, basis of the state, business, Career development course, English, English as a Foreign Language, French, healthy lifestyle, humanitarian sciences, maths, Natural Sciences, physical Culture, sociology, technology

Events McDonald International Academy MIA McDonald Academy

The extra-curricular leisure, recreation and entertainment program is an integral part of the MIA training. Throughout the year, the Academy organizes a huge number of events on campus and beyond - for example:

  • Visiting major baseball (Blue Jays) and basketball games (Toronto Raptors)
  • Excursions to the main attractions of Toronto and Ontario
  • Excursion to the whole weekend in Eastern Canada
  • Trip to New York
  • Festive party at the beginning of the school year [ 999.12]
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Halloween
  • Christmas
  • Easter holidays
  • Graduation ball and graduation ceremony and much more.

Numerous groups, sections and interest clubs are constantly working - every student can find a job To taste and many like-minded people:

  • Music and performing skills
  • Choreography
  • Gourmet Club
  • The creators of the MIA Yearbook
  • The Student Council
  • ] Knitting lovers, etc.

Advantages

  • Excellent level of technical equipment: the equipment on the campus is constantly updated and modernized, meets the highest modern standards
  • A lively large academic community of students and teachers - no student remains without help and support, and many graduates Continue to communicate for many years, helping to make useful connections and business contacts
  • The relatively low cost of education - while the educational level corresponds to the best institutions in North America, Canada and the world
  • Educational credits (credit units) received in the MIA education process are recognized by all universities of Canada and the USA
  • More than 20% of students receive scholarships and grants each year
  • Wide Choice of academic programs, subjects and specialties to study
  • A highly professional staff of teachers
  • A career guidance, career support and consultation program.

Equipment McDonald International Academy MIA McDonald Academy

In the busy and developed Toronto (Canada's largest city, one of the safest and cleanest cities in the world), MIA has two large campuses - both located in the central part of the city:

  • The Main Campus is in a safe And a prestigious area at the intersection of Bloor and Yang streets, almost in the neighborhood of the University of Toronto and the large Central City Library
  • The North York campus is located closer to the northern part of Toronto: here is the business center of the city and numerous venues for festivals and celebrations. Near the campus, students can find a large entertainment and shopping center, a library and a metro station.

Term dates and fees

The cost of studying for international students in MIA is:

1) 1 academic year = 16800 $ CAD

2) Preparation for IELTS = 1280 $ CAD - 2180 $ CAD

3) ESL program (English as a second language, intensive language course):

  • 1 month = 1200 $ CAD
  • 2 months = 2400 $ CAD
  • 3 months = 3400 $ CAD
  • 4 months = 4600 $ CAD
  • 5 months = 5800 $ CAD
  • 6 months = 6800 $ CAD
  • ]
  • Additional month (after 6th) = $ 1000 CAD.

4) ESL program (English as a second language, semi-intensive language course):

  • 1 month = 1000 $ CAD
  • 2 months = 2000 $ CAD
  • 3 months = 2800 $ CAD
  • 4 months = 3800 $ CAD
  • 5 months = 4800 $ CAD
  • 6 months = 5600 $ CAD
  • ]
  • Additional month (after the 6th) = 800 $ CAD.

5) Seasonal courses (winter or summer):

  • 4 weeks (including 3-day Tour in Eastern Canada) = 4200 $ CAD
  • 4 weeks (including a 3-day tour of Eastern Canada and New York) = 4600 $ CAD.

There are options for other lengths (2,3,5,6 weeks) - details can be found at your manager.

The price does not include and is paid in addition:

  • Registration fee = 200 $ CAD
  • Medical insurance = 500 $ CAD / year
  • Selection of accommodation option = 100 $ CAD
  • Guardianship = 1000 $ CAD / year
  • Additional extracurricular activities = 200 $ CAD / year
  • Teaching aids, books and materials = $ 10 CAD - $ 120 CAD per textbook (depending on the subject)
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fees
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer to Both sides.

After completing the course, a student can refund part of the cost of books purchased: if they return to school in good condition = 70%, if in good condition, but without a purchase receipt = 50%. If the student returns the tutorials late (for example, after a semester after completing the course on the subject), the cost of the textbook is not reimbursed.

Please note: all foreign students must pay the registration fee and the full cost of the training at the time of applying for admission.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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