CanadaWhy Study in Canada
Here are a few of the many reasons why others have chosen Canada for their study abroad experience. Qualifications Valued Around the World, it has an affordable education, Healthy and Safe Communities with a Multicultural Society, innovative and abundant research opportunities and the possibility of Immigration.
A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT IT TAKES TO STUDY IN CANADASee below
EDUCATION SYSTEM IN CANADA
Canada Higher Education system is divided into: Certificate level, generally for a year Diploma level, for one or two years Advanced Diploma, generally two or three-year programs Bachelor degrees, awarded after four years of full-time study Post-graduate Diplomas/Certificates, for one or two years of study Master’s degrees, available after a bachelor degree to excel in a certain subject, for one to two years Doctorate or PhD, generally four to seven years
COST OF STUDYING/LIVING IN CANADA
Cost of studying in Canada for international students is lower compared to many other destinations for studying abroad. All Canadian universities receive funding through provincial governments which allows for lower tuition fees and ensures all universities adhere to a code of academic standards. Tuition Fees in Canada start at: C$14,860 per academic year Accommodation in Canada cost: Start at around $600 a month to rent a room (Tuition and Accommodation fees will depend on your location and University choice, course choice may further impact your tuition fees)
VISA AND HEALTH INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CANADA
In order to study abroad in Canada you'll need to obtain a student visa which is often referred to as Canadian study permit. Step 1: Visa Counselling Session Step 2: Collate visa documents Documents you will require for your Canadian study permit application: Passport Passport-size photographs Unconditional letter of acceptance Fees receipt (recommended) Scholarship letter (if applicable) Any relevant correspondence with the institution Financial documents Academic documents Test scores Work experience certificates (if applicable) Medical report (if already undertaken). Step 3: Check provincial guidelines Step 4: Submit application through VFS Canada Step 5: Provide additional information or documents Step 6: Let you know the decision on your Canadian study permit application.
EMPLOYMENT POSSIBILITIES IN CANADA
In Canada, work rights are available to international students while studying and also upon finishing a degree or diploma. During your studying in Canada: Students are eligible to work as soon as their program of studying in Canada begins. Canadian universities also offer a co-operative education program. This is a structured program where students alternate between periods of work and study. This integrated curriculum is achieved through a partnership between the educational institution and industry. After graduation: International graduates from Canadian higher education institutions also have the opportunity to work in Canada for up to three years following the completion of their program. To work in Canada after you graduate, you must apply for a work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP). To learn more please visit - http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/work-postgrad.asp Skilled Canadian work experience gained through the PGWPP helps graduates qualify for permanent residence in Canada through Express Entry