The Country with six different time zones and also has the largest coastline in the world. With two official languages, Canada positions itself as a perfect country for migration. Second largest country in terms of the area have. Canada has a number of lakes and the number is quite extravagant which can be compared to the total number of the lakes combined in the world. Canada takes the world’s breath away with its splendid range of sceneries, polar mounts, ice-fields, green flora, and enormous highlands. A number of tourist attractions including Niagara Falls, Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park and Glacier National Park are to name a few. From Natural Peaks to Skyscrapers a student can experience everything in the country, Toronto and Montreal are the metros. Toronto has elevated towers and the city is a multi-cultured and major population of an immigrant from all over the world. The University of Toronto is one of the best university in the world attracting the global talent.
Montreal is a French-speaking city that exceeds the perfect combination of North American and European culture. The city was ranked in the top ten in best student cities in the world. Canada is also one of the best places to live in as it has low crime rates and ranked by the United Nations. One of the most educated country with almost half of the resident are degree level graduates. Surprisingly there is no centralized education body governing and managing the education system. Unconventionally Canada has its own state bodies for controlling the education regulations in the state. The country has the sparse population and is equal to the population of just one state of the US i.e. California mainly due to the harsh winters. Some parts of the Canada especially the north is covered by snow almost half the year, but there is no settlement of the people hence no universities presence.
The country is the largest in the North American Continent with 3 territories and 10 provinces. Because of the low population and immense scope for work Canada is a great choice for immigration. Canada is more popular for diploma and vocational courses as compared to other destination which are famed for degree.
Hospitality and Tourism, Finance, Engineering, Media, Management, Computer Science and Software. Weather can be an issue and challenging for the international students. Cities like Montreal have chilled winters, where else Toronto weather can be milder as compared to other cities. Vancouver is grey but warm all long the year.
There is a flourishing Indian community in Vancouver and Toronto, however there is a growing Indian population in Montreal, Edmonton and in Calgary.
Documents Required for Application-:
Certified copies of all academics documents starting from Xth standard
Two reference letter from the professors in the academic side, managers and colleagues from the professional side if one have work experience.
CV, Portfolio and Resume
Test score card GMAT/ IELTS/ TOEFL/
PTE is also accepted in Canada
Motivational letters or SOP (Statement of Purpose)
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Pearson Test of English (PTE) are all standardized language tests
$11,000–$13,000 Canadian Dollars per year Living Expense, However in Toronto and in Vancouver the living expense can go up to 16k CAD
Documents Required for the Visa
Acceptance letter from the accredited college or university
Financial documents- Proof of Funding, Account statements, Tickets
Test Scores- GMAT, GRE, IELTS, PTE and Scores from tests, such as the TOEFL, SAT, GRE, or GMAT
Your intent of stay in Canada post degree
Completed visa application form
The length of your course should have been more than 8 months.
Co-Op Education Program
In this kind of arrangement, students can also work alongside studies. The structure is defined as two or three years of studies followed by a year in a company, students are also handsomely paid. Co-op programs also helps students to increase their chances of getting a job, as most of them are hired by the same company where the students have completed the Co-op program. Students looking for Co-op programs are recommended to apply for the work permit as well. United Nation has ranked Canada as best country to live in straight for nine years.
Education System in Canada
Universities in Canada are known for their superior quality education to validate the fact, almost 12 Canadian universities make it to the top 200 (Times Higher Education). Canada is very popular for Diploma, Advance Diploma, Post Graduate diploma and certificates level as well. SPP (Student Partnership Program Colleges) colleges are the most popular if planning for diploma and advance diploma courses at both the levels (Undergraduate and Post Graduate). There are more than 10k programs available which students can choose from, a total of 175 public community colleges and more than 92 universities. A great emphasis is given to the research by the universities and the government as well. Some key areas of research are environmental science, telecommunication, computer technology, agriculture, computer technology and medicine.
Tuition and living Expense
Studying in Canada is comparatively cheaper than the neighboring counterpart the USA
7- 22 Lakhs Tuition Fees
Living Expense- 3- 16 Lakhs depending on the city
Basically, there are four intakes available- September being the big one, Jan (Small), April and May. Apply as early as possible as it’s a rolling based admission, first come and first serve. Different situations in other education destination have made easier than ever for Canada to emerge as the most preferred study destination like-: Visa restriction, a limited extension of the visa post-degree, mounting fees, less immigrant-friendly government and declining job chances. Students can work for 20 hours part-time off campus after 6 months and on campus from the first day. In the holiday's students are allowed to work for 40 hours. Per hours students can expect is the 8-12 CAD. There is number of Co-ops, placement year and internship available as a part of the course. This is very important for students to gain practical experience and acquire the industry demanding skills. International students can stay post-degree for three years and look for jobs, hence year by year there is a consistent increase in the number of students.
The student life is quite astonishing in the country as university takes an extra care in support services, modern amenities and labs. Plus there is a number of cultural and students club which are helping students to build their knowledge in their interested area and geographies.
Fees for visa- CAD 150 = Rs 7,889/-
Financial Managers and Accountants, Skilled Workers, Software and Mobile Application Developers, Registered Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers and Counsellors,
Top Universities in Canada
University of Toronto
University of British Columbia
University of Alberta
Université de Montréal
University of Waterloo
University of Calgary
Simon Fraser University
University of Ottawa
University of Victoria
University of Saskatchewan
Université du Québec
University of Guelph
University of Manitoba
Université de Sherbrooke
Memorial University of Newfoundland
University of Windsor