Study in Canada
Education in Canada is under the complete jurisdiction of the provinces and territories (States) and as such, there is no Federal (Central) education system in Canada. In keeping with the national commitment to education, public education in Canada is free up to and including secondary school (12th Std), in all the provinces.
At the postsecondary level, institutions are divided into community
colleges and universities. A significant number of university graduates attend college upon
completion of their degree in order to acquire vocational skills for employment.
Canada is a country in North America consisting of 10 provinces and 3 territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. At 9.98 million square kilometres in total, Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area. Its common border with the United States is the world's longest land border shared by the same two countries.
Canada is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the eighth highest per capita income globally, and the eleventh highest ranking in the Human Development Index. It ranks among the highest in international measurements of education, government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, and economic freedom.
Canada has one of the best and most respected education systems in the world. Every year, thousands of students from other countries pursue their educational goals in Canada. With new ways to gain valuable Canadian work experience during and after your studies, the advantages of studying in Canada are great. There are also permanent immigration options for international students who have graduated from post-secondary programs in Canada.
Canada’s education system is based on levels that start with elementary
(kindergarten to grade 8), secondary (Grade 9-11 or 12) and then post secondary options
(college to university).
As a global leader in innovation, technology, research and development, Canada’s post secondary system is at the centre of the new knowledge economy. You may choose to study at college, university or both to develop key skills, work with industry and contribute new ideas in the academic community.
Most universities & colleges offer admission to international students during following months:Requirements:
All students must be fluent in English if they are applying to Canadian
Institutes. International students need to reach the required level of English language
IELTS score in the range of
Education and living costs:
The average cost for a year’s fee can range from $5,000 to $18,000.
Average academic tuition fees are as follows:
The tuition for English preparation (ESL) programs ranges between CDN $900 and CDN $1,200 per month, depending on the school and the level of intensity of study.Living costs:
Average cost of living in Canada is around $10,000- $20000 per year and $800-$1000 per month. This amount includes food, accommodation, transportation, medical insurance, books, clothing and sundries.
There are plenty of scholarships in Canada that are offered to students from all over the
world. Scholarships in Canada can be classified into two major categories that are for
'Automatic Consideration' scholarships and 'Need to Apply' scholarships.
Scholarships in Canada are mostly
Depending on your country of origin and the type and length of study, you may require:
The type of documentation required depends on your country of origin, the program you are taking, and the length of your study:
If you will be studying in a program of six months or less, but think you may continue your studies in another program after this short-term program is completed, you should apply for a study permit before you come to Canada. If you do not have a valid study permit and wish to continue your studies, you will have to leave Canada in order to apply for one.