Canada consistently ranks as one of the best countries in the world—and is currently the #1 best country for quality of life. Students receive an internationally recognized education from some of the top educators and academics in the world.

What are the benefits for international students studying in Canada? Many! Whether a student chooses to study in one of the large, vibrant cities or settle on a small campus in a warm, welcoming community, their experience will be one that will shape the student’s life. It may lead to a career and a future in Canada, or better career prospects at home. At the very least, it will give them access to their four beautiful seasons, wide-open spaces, abundant wildlife, multicultural diversity, clean environment, and incredible quality of life.

Why choose Canada?

For decades, they have welcomed international students from around the globe. The many benefits of making Canada an education destination are stated below:

1. Learn from the best
Canada is recognized worldwide for the quality of education. The educators are highly qualified and trained to bring diverse perspectives to the classroom. At the university level, 2 out of every 5 academics hold at least 1 international degree.

2. Welcoming with open arms
 The ‘warm and friendly’ statement about Canadians is true. When students go to Canada, they find a welcoming country with a uniquely Canadian culture that embraces diversity. Canada is considered one of the safest countries in the world for international students.

3. Quality of life ranks highest in the world
If a student looking for high life, they have it. International students in Canada enjoy a high standard of living. It’s a great place to live and work. In fact, they rank #1 in the world when it comes to quality of life. According to the World University Rankings, they also have 4 of the top 100 best student cities in the world.
Path to a promising future
Canadian college and university students (both International and domestic) graduate with a strong earning potential. That’s because they position them for a successful future and rewarding careers. In the last decade alone, Canada created 1.6 million new jobs for graduates.

4. Affordable Cost
Canada is known for having some of the lowest university tuition fees among English-speaking countries. Whatever student’s budget maybe, they’ll find something just right in their diverse range of education options.

5. Unmatched Experience
Adventure awaits students in Canada! One of the greatest things about studying in Canada is the opportunity to experience a climate, culture and a way of life that is beyond compare. From seeing the vibrant colors of our autumn leaves to the soft sounds of snowshoeing through the forest, each season and the place has so much to offer

Facts about Studying in Canada

Canada is known for providing quality education to international students at an affordable cost. This is why students from across the world come to Canada on a regular basis for their higher studies. At present, about 10% of the university population of Canada comes from abroad. There are approximately 353,000 international students in Canada of which 14% are from India.

1. High Rankings
There are 98 Universities in Canada with multiple institutes and colleges. 26 of these 98 Universities have been listed in the QS World University Rankings. There are 3 Universities in Canada in the top 50, 10 Universities in Canada in the top 300, and the remaining 13 Universities are listed in the top 700 institutes of the list. Canada is ranked in the top 5 nations that help in the provision of a stronger higher educational system as per the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings. There are four cities in Canada that is listed in the QS Best Student Cities in the World and they are Quebec, Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver

2. Intake System
There are 3 intakes for students in a year and they are in January, May, and September. May has the least intake and September has the maximum intake. For the month of September, a student should begin the application process for the Universities at least 1 to 1.5 years in advance as the University closes their applications about 5 to 6 months before the intake. The January intake for students closes from August to September and the May intake closes from September to November. The intake for September closes from December to January.

3. Undergraduate Degrees in Canada
If a student is planning on going to Canada after high school, the following are the three options they can choose-
· Diploma Course: 2 years
· Advance Diploma Course: 3 years
· Bachelor’s Degree: 4 years

4. Canada Has Two Official Languages
Canada’s officially bilingual status can be a surprise for many international students. The country has two official languages – English and French. Millions of Canadians can converse in both languages.

5. Safe and peaceful
Canada has been consistently ranked as one of the safest nations in the world. In 2018, the Global Peace Index*, listed Canada is the sixth peaceful country across the globe. As international students, they’ll enjoy the same rights as any other Canadian.

6. Earn while you learn
Thanks to its special regulations, Canada provides all its international students with an opportunity to work for up to 20 hours every week during their semesters and full-time during the summer and winter breaks. To work on-campus or as an intern in any company, a student does not require any additional work permit as their study permit is enough to help them find a part-time job.

7. Vibrant and lively campus life
At all Canadian campuses, a student can expect events, fests, and other activities to be conducted all through the year. This creates a happy and lively environment for all the students, helps them network and meet new people besides keeping the homesickness away.

8. Immigration opportunities
Canada’s Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWP) allows students to stay and work in Canada for up to three years after completion of their graduation. Students can gain some international work experience and apply for permanent residency later on.