Study In Canada
Study in Canada
Canada is a top class international study destination choice. A huge nation stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Canada provides a wealth of opportunity for any overseas student.
As well as being a land of stunning natural beauty with mountains, lakes, prairie, forest and glacier, Canada is home to vibrant, cosmopolitan cities and has a thriving music, entertainment and art scene.
Canada is considered a safe place to study and the standard of living is amongst the highest in the world. Indeed the UN has consistently ranked Canada as one of the top ten places to live in the world since 1994.
Canadians place a high emphasis on education, and the Canadian government allots substantial spending to the education system. The universities are well equipped with excellent facilities and studying at a Canadian university will ensure a quality education and qualifications that will be respected globally.
Other study options for overseas students are university colleges, community colleges and career colleges.
Both English and French are the official languages of Canada and there are English courses and French courses here to suit everyone.
Types of Institutes and Courses
Canada is a bilingual nation, having both English and French as its official languages. In the majority of the universities, the medium of instruction is English. However, there are also many French speaking universities, particularly in Quebec. They offer undergraduate degrees and postgraduate study.
As well as universities, there are also university colleges and community colleges. The community colleges typically offer practical, vocational type courses. The university colleges offer similar programs as well as bachelor degrees.
Universities in Canada are registered with Universities Canada ensuring a high level of quality across the institutes.
There are also a large number of language schools in Canada teaching both French and English. For more information visit www.languagescanada.ca
Visa & Entry Requirements
How to Apply
In most cases you will need to apply directly to your chosen institution. Contact them or visit their website for more details on the procedure.
However, if you are applying to an institute in Ontario, you may be able to apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre. Visit the OUAC website for more details http://www.ouac.on.ca
Each Canadian institute has its own policy regarding admission requirements. You should contact your chosen education provider directly for the admission requirements of the course that you are interested in.
You must have been accepted on to a recognised course at an institution before you can apply for a study permit. For further details on applying for a study permit, visit the Citizen and Immigration Canada website
Working while Studying
It is possible to work whilst studying as in international student in Canada. In most cases you will need to apply for a student work permit. For more information visit the CIC website
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Sameer, Queen's MBA Why did you choose to study in Canada? I had been working for a number of years before deciding to get a second MBA for the purpose of retooling. Since I already had one MBA program under my belt, I was keen that the second one should be a...