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Istanbul 2018

Join us in Istanbul for a compelling presentation on Canadian post-secondary education.


Saturday, November 3 | 13 – 15 h

13:00 to 13:10 h: Welcome remarks
13:10 to 14:00 h: Applying to Canadian Universities
14:00 to 14:15 h: Overview: English Proficiency Testing
14:15 to 14:55 h: Question and Answer
14:55 to 15:00 h: Closing remarks and thank you

Monday, November 5 | 17 – 18:30 h

17:00 to 17:05 h: Welcome remarks by Keystone IS
17:05 to 17:55 h: Applying to Canadian Universities
17:55 to 18:10 h: Overview: English Proficiency Testing
18:10 to 18:25 h: Question and Answer
18:25 to 18:30 h: Closing remarks and thank you



International applications to Canadian universities more than doubled in the past decade.  Turkey is one of the fastest growing sources of undergraduate applications. In fact, for the 2017-2018 academic year, some universities reported increases in applications by Turkish students of up to 68%.

Learn why Canada is a popular study destination. We discuss how to choose universities, review elements of admission applications, and reveal ways to finance your education as well as how you can prepare a winning personal statements.

Since proof of English proficiency is required of most international applicants, we will also provide an overview of testing for this purpose.

Presentation length: 60 minutes, followed by audience question and answer session


Teo SalgadoTeo Salgado is an independent educational consultant based in Toronto, Ontario. He is a highly regarded higher education professional with nearly 20 years of experience in international student recruitment, admissions counselling and alumni relations at the University of Toronto and Western University. Teo is member of Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), National Association for College Admission Counselling (NACAC), and International Association for College Admission Counselling (IACAC). Teo is a graduate of University of Toronto (HBA), McGill University (MA) and University of California, Los Angeles (Grad. Cert. in College Counseling).

Mine EserMine Eser has more than 30 years of experience teaching English as a Second Language, including teaching positions at Marmara and Bosphorus universities in Istanbul. In her private practice, she prepares students for English proficiency tests, specializing in IELTS and TOEFL, and also tutors for SAT and ACT examinations. A graduate of Üsküdar American Academy, Mine has a bachelor’s degree in English Language & Literature and an MBA from Bosphorus University in Istanbul. Mine is also a licensed career counselor, teacher trainer and English program designer.


Saturday, November 3 | 13 – 15 h
Nidya Hotel Galataport
Kılıçali Paşa Mahallesi, Meclis-i Mebusan Cd. No:21
34333 Tophane, Beyoğlu/Istanbul

Monday, November 5 | 17 – 18:30 h
Küçük Çamlıca Mahallesi
Gülhan Sk. No:1/1-2
34660 Üsküdar, Istanbul



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