Going from high school to university or college in Alberta means your application process will be simpler than if you were applying from outside of Canada. Many high schools in Alberta offer programs specifically designed to help foreign students transition to college and university. These college or university preparation programs involve providing the prerequisite courses usually required by colleges and universities in Alberta and other parts of Canada. Some colleges and universities can request the transcripts from your Alberta high school directly, making it even easier to transition from high school to university or college in Alberta. High school advisors and counsellors are very familiar with the requirements of local universities and colleges, and their help can be extremely beneficial for international students hoping to continue a Canadian education.
While graduating from a high school in Alberta does not guarantee admission to a university or college in Alberta, it does generally help make the application process easier.