Headmaster's Welcome

For almost a decade, Merit College has been helping young and talented students from all over the world reach their full potential and get accepted into a suitable post-secondary program. Merit offers a rigorous academic program that is individualized in a small class learning environment. Our highly qualified teachers attend to each student’s needs. We pride ourselves on developing young leaders of tomorrow who are confident, caring and responsible global citizens.

On behalf of Merit College and our dedicated staff, I would like to invite you and your family to our school for a visit. I’m confident that you’ll quickly find out why Merit is the right choice for you and your family. 

Looking forward to meeting you soon. 

Joe Lu
Principal of Merit College and Senior Education Consultant

Joe Lu is an education expert with 30 years of experience in teaching, research, and management at universities and secondary institutions in China, Japan and Canada. Prior to co-founding Merit, Joe served as the Director of Higher Education Management Research Department at Huazhong University of Science & Technology, studied PhD in Higher Education at Peking University, and completed his Postdoctoral and Visiting Fellowship at Japan’s National Research Institute. 

His research focused on higher education, comparative education systems and leadership development. Currently, Joe puts his research into practice by developing the goal-oriented “Merit Educational Plan” to help students achieve their potentials, through educational planning, counseling and tutoring programs. Over the last few years, he has helped thousands of new immigrant and international students overcome cultural and psychological barriers to smoothly transition into the Canadian society and attend their dream universities. His work has been featured in national Television and newspapers.

Joe is also passionate about promoting international exchanges between Canada and China as an Education Ambassador of Markham. He is also the Canadian representative at the Wuhan People’s Political Consultative Committee, and serves on the board of directors for Hubei and Wuhan Overseas Chinese Friendship Associations, Canada Hubei Chamber of Commerce and PKU and HUST’s alumni associations in Canada.