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International Students

As an international student at GLOW College, you will receive the support and guidance you need to be successful

Study at GLOW College as an International Student

As a Canadian Award Winning and Designated Learning Institute in Canada, GLOW College of Artistic Design is positioned to accommodate Students from all regions of the world with its various learning methods. Discover Programs, Processes and Policies as you plan your Studies at GLOW College as an International Student.

Speak with an Admissions Advisor

Our Admissions Advisors are available to meet with you virtually to answer questions and to provide assistance with the Student Application process. Use this opportunity to experience our approachable and accessible College culture.

Top Reasons to Study as an International Student at GLOW College

Learn about the top reasons Students are choosing GLOW College as their Education Institute of choice.

Recognized worldwide, GLOW College is an Award Winning Institute with Government Approvals, Industry credentials, dedicated Leaders, and a faculty of qualified Instructors.

Get to know the outstanding people, programs and purpose at GLOW College by reading below.

GLOW College has prepared each Campus and its policies to ensure safe and effective learning.

GLOW College aims to provide higher standards of education to Students by leveraging multiple Campus locations as well as with Industry relationships, each built on years of integrity and care.

With a focused emphasis on job and business readiness, our Programs have been developed with the highest standards of education. The combination of theory, in-class practical and industry experiences speak volumes for our high Graduate success rate at GLOW College.

Our Diploma Programs have been developed by active Industry Professionals and reviewed by Subject Matter Experts and Qualified Adult Educators prior to being approved by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities under the Private Career Colleges Act 2005.

Our Approved Vocational Diploma Programs are ideal for Individuals seeking higher education for a new Career path. For Professionals looking to add on skills, our Certificate programs are screened and compliant with the Private Career Colleges Act 2005 and are designed to help Professionals meet their continuing education goals, while also providing aspiring Individuals a fast track format to developing single skills in an individual area of study.

Click to View the 1 year Advanced Esthetics Diploma Program

International Student Scholarships are currently available for the Winter (January 2023) Intake. Students that apply before July 30, 2022, may be eligible for Academic Scholarships up $4,000.00 CAD

Ask an Admissions Advisor on how to apply.

Scholarship Funding is a direct initiative of GLOW College and available only for New International Students of the Advanced Esthetics Diploma Program.

This colorful world of ours requires a diverse group of people with diverse experiences and mindsets to create learning streams and programs to suit the Students that come to GLOW College from various backgrounds. We embrace diversity not just in terms of corporate structure and program development but also in our teachings of special skills to suit diverse cultures.

Many of our programs include specific skill development to suit a magnitude of cultures and ethnicities including such parts of the world as the Americas, Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, Middle East Arabia and more, enabling our Grads to work successfully on all Clientele.

We also appreciate the diverse backgrounds of our Students including languages and learning styles which led us to diversely expand our roster of talented and qualified Instructors to what it is today.

Student care and graduate success rates are what drive the Staff and Faculty at GLOW College.

In the interest of maintaining our high postgraduate success rate, each member of our College takes responsibility in supporting and nurturing Students from classroom assignments to industry practicals.

GLOW College Instructors are highly successful, Industry professionals that exceed the Ministry criteria for qualified Educators.

GLOW College Administration Staff work to ensure the overall experience of each Student, from the initial inquiry phase, to facility tours, and program registration to the much-anticipated graduation processes.

Top Reasons to Study in Canada

Widely known as one of the top ranked countries for International studies, Canada provides International Students with a list of approved Designated Learning Institutes with high quality education. Canadian Diplomas and Degrees are recognized globally and there are a number of reasons why Students across the Globe choose Canada as a popular destination of choice. Below are some of the top reasons.

Canadian Education Credentials such as Diplomas and Degrees are a symbol of quality and excellence. One of the top reasons why students choose to study in Canada is because of the high quality of education provided by federally approved Designated Learning Institutes. Education is one of the most regulated industries in Canada, allowing Students near and far to be assured of its integrity.

Compared to Tuition Fees in other countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom, Canadian tuition costs are generally more affordable. Scholarships are often available for those that qualify. Furthermore, the cost of living can generally be affordable for International Students, depending on the Province and City of choice.

Canadians have a general reputation for being warm and welcoming to foreigners. The multiculturalism in Canada provides a friendly and peaceful environment allowing International Students an opportunity to be at ease in its nurturing state.

International Students have the opportunity to see the beauty of Canada through travel and tourism. Each city and province in Canada offers a special charm like no other destination in the world.

Canada provides International Students with an opportunity to work up to 20 hours every week during their studies. Part-time work enables affordability for most International Students.

Students may work with a Registered Canadian Immigration (RCIC) Consultant to apply for further studies with Public government Colleges, upon which a Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWP) may be available based on eligibility. Please visit for more information related to studying and working in Canada.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. As an approved Canadian Designated Learning Institute, GLOW College is able to accept International Students to Study in Canada. Continue reading to learn more on how to apply for a Study Permit if required.

Just about all Certificates and Diplomas are available via Distance Education and Online studies, allowing Students to possibly complete their courses from their home country.

For Study in Canada options, there are two Programs available for International Students, including:
Advanced Esthetics – 1 year (2 Semesters) – ENROLLMENT OPEN
As well as Personal Support Worker – 1 year (2 Semesters) – ENROLLMENT TO OPEN IN FALL 2023 (Subject to Approval)

When applying to study at GLOW College to complete a Diploma program over 6 months in length, International Students must have a high school transcript as well as Score 6.0 in each module of an IELTS Academic Exam. Visit for more information on Study Permit application process and requirements.

When applying to study at GLOW College to complete any program under 6 months in length, International Students must have a high school transcript as well as Score 12 on a Wonderlic Online Exam. (Study Permits are not applicable for programs that are under 6 months in length). Visit for more information on Temporary Resident Visa application process and requirements.

Online self-paced/single-skilled Certificates do not require such entry exams.

Based on your Nationality and Country of Residence, a Visa or ETA may be required before coming to Canada. Speak with a Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) or visit for accurate information on whether you require a visa to Study in Canada.

Click Here to find out if you require a Study Permit

GLOW College is a Canadian Designated Learning Institute.  International Students that have a valid study permit may be able to work up to 20 hours per week off-campus during the duration of their program. Visit for current and accurate information.

You may book a 30 Minute Zoom Call with an Admissions Advisor to learn more about your options to Study at GLOW College.

Use the link below to choose a date and time and be sure to mark your calendars.


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