Live, Study and Work in CANADA
Canada is located towards north of the US. It is also a member of the British Commonwealth and is stretched over an area of almost 10 million square kms.
A) General Information:
This country experiences four season every year. These four seasons are winter from the month of December till February, spring season from March till May, summer season from June till August and fall season from September till November. And because of its presence in the northern hemisphere, many parts of this country experience snow in winter season. Canada would experience a temperature of -25 degrees Celsius in winter and 35 degree Celsius in summer season.
There are many transportation modes that people could choose to explore this country. People can choose buses, trains. People often choose ferry to commute across provinces. As of now many people are preferring flights to travel between Canadian provinces.
The North American country has got many tourist destinations. Its vast swaths of wilderness include lake-filled Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. It’s also home to Niagara Falls.
It is the second largest nation in the world and fourth biggest in terms of land. It has done immense discoveries in the field of aerospace engineering; The country has received three Nobel awards in the field of health and seven in the field of chemistry.
Canada has been rated as the best place in the world to live. High life expectancy, less crime rate, peaceful, politically stable, safe democracy and access to quality education are some of the reasons. There are many big cities and exciting places to live in Canada. It encourages multicultural diversity and health living environment. Two major languages are spoken in this country they are English and French. One would witness beautiful and natural locales. The picturesque scenery, majestic mountains, wealthy forests and crystal clear lakes combine to make it an ideal place to live in.
Why study in CANADA?
The North American country is the most preferred destination among students across the globe. Students in large numbers migrate to study in Canada each year. Indian students are welcomed in Canada with open arms. Cost of education in Canada is comparatively less than US. Cost of living is also less.
Many Canadian provinces such as Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec are home to top universities of Canada. There are over 175 educational institutions that offer wide range of study programs. Canadian degrees are recognized globally. Students who pursue education from these universities enjoy flourishing and successful careers.
Foreign students who have graduated from Canadian Institution are allowed to apply for permanent residency visa. Students who graduated from Canadian universities get job in their field of education within six months of study.
Some of the Canadian universities are ranked in top 100 universities across the globe. Many specialization programs are offered at around 200 institutions countrywide and, tuition fee is also generally much lower. Foreign students can avail all the facilities in Canadian universities such as orientation sessions, support programs, academic advising, safewalk programs, student clubs, and assistance with medical concerns or housing issues. Foreign students can work while they study and they could also avail internship prospects as well.
B) About Education:
Canadian education system comprises of both publicly funded and private institutions. Most of the Canadian universities are publicly funded. That’s the reason they offer high quality education and also retains a high degree of educational autonomy.
There are many levels of education in Canada and they are:
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
University of Toronto
University of British Columbia Vancouver
University of Waterloo
University of Alberta Edmonton
Ryerson University Toronto
University of Western Ontario
University of Ottawa
University of Calgary
University of Saskatchewan
Attested copies of mark sheets of Standard X, XII, and the Bachelor’s degree (if applicable)
At least, two academic reference letters from professors who have taught you most recently
If you have work experience then two letters of recommendation
Statement of Purpose (SOP)
Copy of GMAT / IELTS / TOEFL score
Portfolio (in case of Students applying for art and design courses & architecture programs)
Others (certificates/achievements at the state and national level and extracurricular activities)
Proof of funds
Foreign Students studying in Canada can work for 20 hrs per week and full time during public holidays or vacations.
Students also get eligible for a Post Study work permit for a period of 3 years