Thinking about studying abroad in Canada? Read our guide to know everything about Canada, top universities in Canada, cost of living and tuition fees and more.
Studying abroad can be the both scary and the most exciting experience of your life. As there are so many study abroad destinations to choose, Canada comes as a dream study abroad destination for Indian students. With high-quality education and world-class universities, Canada has become the world’s most popular destination to study abroad for higher education.
Here are top five reasons why you should study in Canada:
Safe and Peaceful Country
Canada is a safe and a peaceful country to live with a non-discriminatory society and low crime rates. The Government and Universities have taken necessary steps to ensure students safety and providing student health benefits. Canadian laws ensures that people are protected from any type of discrimination. Universities and Institutions have their own security all the time for the safety of students so that students can enjoy freedom in Canada. According to the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2017, Canada is ranked in the top 10 safest countries in the world.
Canadian universities has maintained excellent education quality. Universities in Canada are offers dozens of study abroad programs at undergraduate level, post graduate level and PG Diploma. Most of the students study Business management and Hospitality Courses in Canada. A degree from Canadian universities is internationally recognized and accepted by employers in the world.
Top 5 Canadian universities are featured in world’s top 100 universities.
- University of Toronto
- McGill University
- University of British Columbia
- University of Alberta
- Université de Montréal
Low Tuition Fees and Cost of Living
The annual tuition fees for international students are lower in Canada than other leading study abroad countries like Australia and US. As tuition fees are affordable, admissions in Canada are more competitive. The cost of living and other expenses are also very affordable in Canada. The tuition fees depend on selected program and university. The average tuition fee in Canada would be:
Bachelor’s Degrees (Colleges): 20,000 – 25, 000 CAD per annum.
Bachelor’s Degrees (Universities): 25,000 – 30,000 CAD per annum.
Masters Degrees (Universities): 30,000- 35,000 CAD per annum
PG Diploma: 11, 000 – 18, 000 CAD per annum.
Advanced Diploma: 10,000 – 15,000 CAD per annum.
Diploma: 10,000 – 15, 000 CAD per annum.
Living expenses: CAD 8,000 to CAD 10,000
Work While Studying
Working while studying not only help you meet your living expenses but also complement your overall growth and experience. There are a lot of opportunities to work while studying in Canada.
With your student visa, you can work up to 20 hours in a week during studies and 40 hours per week during vacations for part-time opportunities. Many part-time jobs are available in sectors like hospitality, retail, banking, finance etc. You can expect to be assisted in the university you are attending, by support programs, student clubs, medical concerns etc. After graduation, students can apply for a work permit to work in Canada.
Most of the Indian students prefer to study in Canada apply due to its flexible immigration policies and career opportunities. After graduation, students studying in Canada can apply for Canadian Permanent residency.
It can take up to 15 months and once you qualify the immigration programs, you become the permanent resident of Canada.
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