CANADA

STUDY IN CANADA

Canada

Canada, over the years, has built for itself an excellent reputation for the education of international students with its diverse range of colleges and universities.
  • Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest nations, with a high per-capita income.
  • Canada is known for its quality of education & world-class universities.
  • Canada is a land of opportunities – where immigration is the foundation for economic growth and which brings people from all over the world.
  • Immigrants bring their customs, traditions, rituals, and culture.
  • Canada is the second largest country in the world with a population of 32 million. Canada ranks 7th among the most popular travel destinations in the world.
  • All Canadians have free access to health care.
  • The combination of Canada’s natural environment and its reputation for high-quality education are just a few of the things that attract tens of thousands of foreign students to Canada every year.
  • Canada spends more per capita on its education system than any other country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
  • A Degree/Diploma from a Canadian Institute is recognized world-wide. International students who graduate from Canadian Institutions enjoy successful and prosperous careers.
  • Canadian Institutes, charge lower tuition fees for international students than their counterparts in competing countries and at the same time maintain excellent educational quality. However as the fees are more affordable, admissions are more competitive.
  • Over the last three years, Canada’s inflation rate has remained one of the lowest in the industrialized world.
  • Over the past 9 years, according to a United Nations survey, Canada has been found to be the best country to live in.
  • Canada’s college/university campuses aren’t only wired with the latest in sophisticated technology, but countless other modern amenities as well. From Olympic-quality sports facilities to public concert halls and art galleries, Canada’s post-secondary campuses offer you enormous possibilities for learning and leisure.
  • Students in Canada are allowed to work part-time on campus during the first 6 months of their program and off-campus part-time thereafter.
  • International students can apply for their Permanent Residency after completing their studies if they qualify as per the existing rules and regulations.
  • At the post-secondary level, institutions are divided into community colleges and universities. A significant number of university graduates attend college upon completion of their degree in order to acquire vocational skills for employment.

Education System In Canada

Graduate

A Graduate in Canada will usually take upto four years and lead to graduate level studies.

Post Graduate

A Graduate program may be followed by a Post Graduate one. It is for a duration of 2 years and can be pursued after a 4 year Bachelor or a 3 year Bachelor & a 1 year Post Graduate Diploma from Canada.

Graduate Diploma

It is a qualification awarded on the basis of one or two years of successful study.

Advanced Diploma

It is a 3 year program some of which may lead to a degree in a Graduate program.

Graduate Certificate

It is a qualification awarded upon successful completion of a program which is usually one year in length.

Post Graduate Diplomas / Certificate

These lead to a Post Graduate Degree. These programs have work terms which provide full-time opportunities to gain practical experience along with theoretical studies. A typical co-op term lasts 12 to 17 weeks. The prerequisite to participate in these programs is a Bachelors Degree of 3 or 4 years duration.

Doctorate/PhD

It is a degree ranking above the Post Graduate and generally requires four to seven years to complete.

Applying for a Course or Institute

Intakes

The academic year in Canada varies between states and institutions. Major intakes for study in Canada are ‘winter intake’ i.e. January and ‘fall intake’ i.e. September. A limited number of specialized programs are offered in the summer session that commences in May.

English Language Requirements

All students must be fluent in English language if they are to succeed at university in Canada. A band score of 6.0+ for undergraduate & 6.5+ for postgraduate courses is desirable.

Documentation

Documents needed for applying for a study visa in Canada are: resume, statement of purpose, marksheets& certificates of X, XII, till Graduation or relevant degree transcripts (If applicable), Certificates of extra-curricular activities, work experience certificates (If applicable), a copy of the student’s passport , and preferably reference letters from colleges & employers.

Cost

The tuition fees to study abroad in Canada vary from course to course and university to university. An undergraduate or Graduate can cost anywhere between CAD$ 12,000 and CAD$ 25, 000 approximately per year. The cost of studying a Diploma or Post-Graduate Diploma in New Zealand may cost CAD$ 10,000 to CAD$ 20,000 approximately per year, while cost of studying for a Post Graduate Degree may be anywhere between A$ 15,000 and A$ 30,000. The estimated living cost or living expenses in Canada can be between CAD$8,000 to CAD$ 11,000 approximately per year.

Provinces

Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island etc.

Partner Institutes

Acadia University
Acsenda College
Alexander College
Algonquin College
Anderson College
AOL College (Academy of Learning)
Aviron Technical Institute
Cambrian College
Canada Business School (Pathway to University)
Canada College
Canadore College
Canadian Business College
Cape Breton University (CBU)
Capilano University
CCSQ College
Cegep Gaspe College
Cegep Marie Victorin College
Code Core College
College Multihexa
College of Rockies
Conestoga College
Cumberland College
Coast Mountain College
Durham College
Eton College
Fraser International College
Gateway College
Great Plains College
ISI, L’institut Supérieur d’Informatique
International College of Manitoba
Kings University College @ University of Western Ontario
Lakeland College
Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts
Lasalle College
Liaison College
M College
Manitoba Institute of Trade and Technology
Matrix College
Medicine Hat College
Montreal college of Information and Technology
  Mount Saint Vincent University
  Mount Allison University
Niagara College
Nipissing University
Northern Lights College
O’Sullivan College
Parkland College
Saskatchewan Polytechnic College
Selkirk College
Seneca College
Stenberg College
Sheridan College
Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
St. Francis Xavier University
St. Lawrence College
The Kings University
Thompson River University
Trinity Western University
Universal college
University of Canada West
University of the Fraser Valley
  University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC)
Vancouver Community College
Vancouver Island University
Yorkville University
Yukon College
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