Welcome to Canada.
Facts about Canada
Canada has consistently ranked among the top 10 countries in the United Nations Quality of Life Index since 2004.
English and French are Canada’s two official languages. English is the native language of 57.8% population and French is the native language of 22.1%.
Chinese, German, Italian, Punjabi and Spanish are the other common languages.
Canada’s largest cities are Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary.
Average winter and summer high temperatures across Canada varies greatly according to the location.
Top Reasons to Study in Canada
- Reasonable tuition fees: Highest living standard and education in the world with lower cost of living and tuition fees for international students as compared to many other countries.
- Multicultural, healthy and safe Community: Same human rights, equality, and a stable and peaceful society can be enjoyed as local Canadians and with the presence of almost all ethnic groups it’s easy to find ethnic foods and recreation activities associated with specific cultures especially Indian
- Modern and Exciting Campus Lifestyle: Access to latest technology and countless modern amenities, Olympic-quality sports facilities, public concert halls and art galleries, post-secondary campuses offers enormous possibilities for learning and leisure.
- Possibility of Immigration: International students with Canadian education and Canadian work experience may apply for permanent residency without having to leave Canada
- World-Class Language Education: Canada is a bilingual country with French and English as a first and second language of a Canadian education, fluency in both the languages could be acquired.
Study in Canada:
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. Foreign students choose to study in Canada because of the following reasons.
Canadian degrees and diplomas are recognized throughout the world. The 1998 Gourman Report, an independent USA report, scored 18 Canadian electrical engineering programs in the top 40 of such programs in North America. Canadian work experience is highly desirable by multi-national companies who actively recruit on Canadian campuses. Canada is among the select few countries whose students scored near the top in reading, mathematics and science in the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study.
Students coming to Canada have over 90 degree granting universities, 175 community colleges, several private language schools and many corporate training facilities to choose from. The Canadian education system includes strong student support services, small classes and active campus communities.
Canada spends more per capita on its education system than any other country in the world. As a result, Canadian universities and colleges offer lower tuition rates for international students than their counterparts in other countries. The cost of study in canada considerably less than the USA, Australia and the United< Kingdom.
Multi-Cultural & Welcoming Society:
Canada’s international reputation as a peace-keeping nation extends to it’s citizens. Canadians comprise of many different cultures, religions and races from around the world. Students coming to Canada will experience a secure, peaceful, multi-cultural environment in cities and towns with people who are friendly and interested in learning about other cultures.
Standard of Living:
In the last decade, Canada has repeatedly been chosen by UN as one of the best places to live in the world. The reasons listed included: high education enrolment levels; high-quality, low cost education; universal healthcare system; an uncompromising respect for fundamental rights and human dignity; clean and safe cities; and cosmopolitan, multi-cultural ethnic cities with many recreational amenities.
Additional Facts about Canada:
- Canada is the second largest country in the world, Canada is a land of great beauty. With its Atlantic and Pacific costs, vast forests, mountain ranges, lakes and vast prairie, Canada is rich in its natural resources.
- Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest nations, with a high per-capita income
- Canada is a land of opportunities – young and dynamic where immigration is the foundation for economic growth and which brings people all over from world and they also bring their customs, traditions, ritual and culture which makes Canada world’s best multicultural country to live in
- 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
- There are 3.8 million Canadians who regularly speak at least two languages at home with Chinese, Italian, and Punjabi as the most frequently spoken other than English and French
- All Canadians have free access to health care. Most people over 65 and social aid recipients receive the majority of their prescription drugs free. Canada also has a wide-ranging social security network including old age pension, family allowance, unemployment insurance and welfare.
- Canadians are recognized internationally for their efforts to promote health and generally consider themselves healthy people
- Compared to other countries, Canadians live longer and suffer less chronic illnesses and disabilities For six years in a row – 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 – Canada has ranked first in the world on the United Nations Human Development Index
University / Community Colleges: September/ January (January is an on demand intake for popular courses)
Private College: Jan / April / May / Sept
Eligibility for a Canadian Study Permit:
- Letter of acceptance by a school, college, university or other Canadian educational institution.
- Proof in the form of bank statements, receipts or certificates that the candidate have enough money to pay: Tuition Fees and Living expenses for oneself and any other accompanied family members.
- Return transportation to home country for oneself and any other accompanied family members.
- Free from any criminal activity and won’t be a security risk.
- Good health conditions
- Prove that you one will leave Canada after the completion of studies.
Work while study in Campus or off-campus:
Valuable work experience can be gained along with supplementing one’s spending allowance with part-time student jobs. As an international student, one can work on campus and off campus without a work permit while completing your studies if registered as:
- As a full-time student at a public post-secondary institution (college, university, CEGEP) or a private post-secondary institution that operates under the same rules and regulations as a public institution, and receives at least 50% of its financing from government grants or at a Canadian private institution authorized by provincial statute to grant degrees.
- Applied and received work permit.
- Students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions, and full time during scheduled breaks (for example, winter and summer holidays or spring break).
Work after the Completion of Studies:
Options available after the completion of studies in Canada are:
- Return to home country armed with a globally recognized degree or diploma and invaluable international work experience.
Continue studying for advanced credentials.
- Gain additional work experience in Canada after graduation can go a long way towards helping one permanently immigrate here.
- Canadian work experience through a special work permit issued for the length of the study program, up to a maximum of 3 years.
Some of the Universities we can get you admission into – Canada:
Brock University – Goodman School of Business
Concordia University College of Alberta
Cape Breton University
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology
Grant MacEwan University Edmonton, Alberta
International College Manitoba leading to Uni. Of Manitoba
Lake Land College
New York Institute of Technology-Vancouver
Northern Lights College
Red river community college
Royal Roads University
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST)
St Clair College
St Lawrence College
Thompson Rivers University
The College of the Rockies
University of Alberta
University of Manitoba
Vancouver Community College