Why Study in Canada?
Canada is a land of endless possibilities. Each year, nearly 500,000 international students choose Canada as their study destination.
When you choose to study in Canada as an international student, you are making the right choice for the future. Canada is recognized worldwide for our high academic standards – from elementary to secondary, colleges, universities and beyond. Canadian schools, colleges and universities offer internationally recognized qualifications, so you can go anywhere after graduation and excel in your chosen field.
LIVE IN A BILINGUAL ENVIRONMENT
Canada is a bilingual country, which makes studying here an excellent opportunity to develop your language skills and boost your prospects for an interesting career. Coursework in French and English is an integral part of Canada’s educational system, which enriches its cultural and community life.
BENEFIT FROM A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION
Canadian college and university diplomas are recognized around the world. The Canadian educational system encourages cross-disciplinary studies and the development of transferable skills (e.g critical thinking, teamwork and communications) and uses cutting-edge technology and digital media.
ENJOY AN EXCELLENT QUALITY OF LIFE
According to QS World University Rankings, three Canadian cities, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, made the list of the top 50 student cities. Canada boasts an enviable quality of life, with a cost of living (e.g., housing, transportation, tuition) that is lower than in other countries, such as the US, France and the UK, and offers safety, stability and respect for the rights of individuals and communities.
GAIN WORK EXPERIENCE WHILE AND AFTER YOU GRADUATE
While studying, you can work up to 20 hours per week during the semester and unlimited hours during university holidays. The Canadian government also offers a work program to students who have obtained a diploma from a post-secondary school in Canada and are looking to gain work experience. This is an excellent way to continue to live in Canada while diversifying and developing your professional skills.
Canada is one of the safest places to study with very low crime rates and cases of racial discrimination. Statistics reveal that Canada’s safety index (62.42) is much higher than the safety indices of other popular study abroad destinations such as US (49.99), UK (57.9) and Australia (57.94).
HAVE AN ENRICHING MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT
Canada has a highly diverse population, resulting in a rich and vibrant cultural scene. Canada has a multicultural environment with people of all religions, races and cultures. People of Canada are extremely friendly and welcoming. The multicultural environment gives students an opportunity to interact with people of all backgrounds and ethnicity.
DISCOVER THE COUNTRY’S NATURAL BEAUTY
For international students, very few places offer the advantages that Canada does. Its universities, among the best in the world, are at the heart of its rich and diverse culture. Canada is a country with an excellent standard of living and where there are many opportunities to get some experience in your field of studies. As a bilingual, safe and welcoming place, Canada will not disappoint students who are looking to broaden their horizon.
Undergraduate courses: The normal entry requirements for undergraduate courses are completion of 12 years of school education with compulsory minimum grade ‘C‘ in English and Mathematics. Some undergraduate courses may also have specific prerequisite subjects. Postgraduate courses: The normal entry requirements for postgraduate degrees are completion of a Bachelor degree in a relevant subject area.
University intakes: January, May and September
Tuition fees (yearly): College: C$ 14,000 to C$ 20,000
University: C$ 20,000 to C$ 35,000
Cost of living (yearly): Estimated C$ 14, 400
Study-Work Permit: 20 hours per week during the semester and unlimited hours
Post-Study-Work Permit: maximum period of 3 years