Study in CANADA

Study in CANADA

Canada plays host to more than 180,000 International students in any given year. Increasingly, Canada is becoming the country of choice for students from all parts of the world. Canada spends more per capita on its education system than any other country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). A Degree/Diploma from a Canadian Institute is recognized worldwide. International students who graduate from Canadian Institutions enjoy successful and prosperous careers. Canada is known for its quality education & competitive entry requirements. Canadian Institutes, charge lower tuition fees for international students than their counterparts in competing countries and at the same time, maintain excellent educational quality. However as the fees are more affordable, admissions are more competitive. Over the last three years, Canada's inflation rate has remained one of the lowest in the industrialized world.  

Why Study in Canada?

Ranked as the Number one Country for the past 9 consecutive years, a United Nations survey has found Canada to be the best place in the world to live. The survey conducted every year, evaluates quality of life in 174 countries, using over 200 performance indicators. Canada earns particularly high marks for its access to education, high life expectancy and low crime rates.  

A safe place to study

Every step is taken to ensure the safety of students on Canada's campuses. Most universities / colleges have their own campus security 24 hours a day. There are also “Walk Safe" programmes to assist people in getting to public transportation during late hours.

A bilingual nation (English & French)

Canada is a bilingual country with English and French as its official languages. But in recent years, with the arrival of immigrants, more languages have started to sprout up. Aside from English and French, the languages which are spoken are: Chinese, Punjabi, and Spanish.  

Work during and after and co-op program

Students in Canada are allowed to work part time on campus during the first 6 months of their program and off campus part time thereafter. The duration permitted is upto 20 hours per week. Several programs may even have a paid co-op term where one gets hands on experience in working in the industry. These may even be paid co-ops. Further students on the completion of their program of 1 year can work upto 1 year and students applying for 2 years program can work for 2-3 years.  

Geography and Weather

Canada is located in the western hemisphere and occupies the northern part of North America. It is bordered by the United States to the south, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Pacific Ocean, and Arctic Ocean to the north and Alaska to the northwest. Canada's geography is a myriad collection of landscapes that change vastly from one place to the next. A commonly held belief is that Canada is a very snowy country. While this may be true in some parts of the country, the weather is mostly pleasant and different in each region.

Capital and City centres

Ottawa, located in the province of Ontario, is the Capital City of Canada. Other major city centres that are popular landing spots for new immigrants include: Toronto, Ontario Montreal, Québec Vancouver, British Columbia Calgary, Alberta Ottawa, Ontario Edmonton, Alberta Québec City, and Québec  

The Economy

Canada prides itself on having the 10th biggest economy in the world. With strict monetary and banking controls, Canada weathered the financial crisis (2008-2010) better than some developed countries, and now finds itself in a competitive position. Major economic sectors include technology, manufacturing, agriculture, mining and resources, and various services industries.  

Pastimes and Attractions

Canada is known for its love of hockey and Nordic sports including ice-skating, cross-country skiing and downhill skiing. Canadians are also known to embrace outdoor activities such as hiking, snowmobiling, sailing, rowing and canoeing. In recent years, sports such as cricket, soccer and Canadian football have grown in popularity.

Why Study in Canada for Indian Students

Canada offers a direct path to permanent citizenship. This has made it a popular hub for studying abroad, especially for Indian students. Further, Canada is cost-effective alternative to the U.S. In terms of economy and technology, Canada closely resembles her neighbour, the United States of America. However, Canadians embrace their British heritage, and its environment has a great influence from Britain and France.

This dual nature of Canada is enjoyed most by students opting to study abroad in Canada.

Here are 5 key benefits of studying abroad in Canada:

  • Practical Teaching Pedagogy
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships for Qualified Students
  • Student Direct Stream Visa for Indian students
  • Flexibility to Work Part Time-Both On-and-Off Campus
  • Technologically Driven Country

Admissions in Canada

Canadian universities accept intake across their universities thrice each year: fall, summer, and winter.

  • Fall intake - September to December
  • Winter intake - January to April
  • Summer intake - May to August

Typically, students planning to apply to study abroad in Canadian universities are expected to apply 6 to 9 months before sessions begin.

The types of different study levels offered in Canada are

  • Diploma or Certificate/Vocational - 1-2 years’ duration
  • Advanced Diploma - 2-3 years’ duration
  • Undergraduate - 3-4 years’ duration
  • Postgraduate/Masters- 2 years’ duration
  • D. - 4-5 years with dissertation

Top Courses to Pursue in Canada

Universities in Canada offer a wide range of courses to choose from. A number of international students opt for studying their Masters in Canada. Top universities in Canada are known to offer competitive courses in several streams.

Universities in Canada boast of holding over 5000 worldwide. The top courses in Canada are highly industry-oriented. For your benefit, here is a list of top courses to pursue in Canada!

Popular Programs: Technology, Business, Biotechnology, Big Data Analytics, Networking, Hospitality, Mechanical, and Healthcare

Top post-graduate streams in Canada:

  • Masters in Marketing
  • Masters of Science in Computer Science
  • Masters in Pharmacy
  • Masters in International Management
  • Masters in Engineering (All discipline)
  • Masters in Telecommunications Management
  • Masters in Data Science
  • Masters in Corporate Management
  • Masters in Financial Engineering

Top under-graduate streams in Canada:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • Bachelors of Business Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

Popular Universities and colleges in Canada

  • Abbotsford School District
  • Acadia University
  • Alexander College
  • Algoma University
  • Algonquin College
  • Alpha International Academy
  • Assiniboine Community College
  • Aviron Technical Institute
  • Bishop's University
  • Bow Valley College
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
  • Brock University
  • Brooklyn College
  • Burnaby School District
  • CLLC Language School
  • Cambrian College
  • Camosun College
  • Canadian College of English Language
  • Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Cape Breton University
  • Capilano University
  • Carleton University
  • Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Centre for Arts and Technology
  • Centre of English Studies Toronto
  • Champlain College Saint-Lambert
  • Coast Mountain College
  • College of New Caledonia
  • College of the Rockies
  • Collège de Comptabilité et de Secrétariat du Québec (CCSQ - Sherbrooke)
  • Collège de l'Estrie (CDE)
  • Columbia College
  • Columbia International College
  • Concordia University
  • Concordia University of Edmonton
  • Conestoga College of Applied Arts And Technology
  • Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Coquitlam College
  • Coquitlam School District
  • Crandall University
  • CÉGEP Heritage College
  • Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Iles
  • Dalhousie University
  • Dawson College
  • Douglas College
  • Durham College
  • EC English Language Centres - Canada
  • ESLI International (for Trinity Western University)
  • East Coast Language College (ECLC)
  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Fleming College
  • Fraser International College (FIC)
  • George Brown College
  • Georgian College
  • Global Village
  • Greystone College
  • Halton School District
  • Holland College
  • Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
  • ILSC - Canada
  • International College of Manitoba (Navitas) at University of Manitoba
  • International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC)
  • John Abbott College
  • Kaplan International English
  • King's University College at Western University
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • LaSalle College
  • Lakehead University
  • Lakeland College
  • Lambton College
  • Langara College
  • Laurentian University
  • Lester B Pearson School Board
  • M College
  • MacEwan University
  • Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
  • Marianopolis College
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Mount Allison University
  • Mount Royal University
  • New Brunswick Community College
  • New York Institute of Technology - Vancouver
  • Niagara College
  • Norquest College
  • North Island College
  • North Vancouver School District
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Northern College
  • Northern Lights College
  • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • OCAD University
  • Okanagan College
  • Ontario Tech University
  • Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
  • Peel District School Board
  • Queen's University
  • Red River College
  • Richmond School District
  • Royal Roads University
  • Ryerson University
  • SAIT Polytechnic
  • Saint Mary's University
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • Sault College
  • Selkirk College
  • Seneca College
  • Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
  • Simon Fraser University
  • St Lawrence College
  • Clair College
  • Francis Xavier University
  • Stenberg College
  • Study Group at Royal Roads University
  • Surrey School District
  • TAIE International Institute
  • The High School at Vancouver Island University
  • The Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • The Michener Institute for Applied Health Science
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • Toronto Catholic District School
  • Toronto District School Board
  • Toronto Film School
  • Trent University
  • Trinity Western University
  • University Canada West
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Guelph Humber
  • University of Lethbridge
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Prince Edward Island
  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • University of Winnipeg
  • University of the Fraser Valley
  • Vancouver Community College
  • Vancouver Film School
  • Vancouver Island University
  • Vancouver School Board
  • Vanier College
  • West Vancouver School District
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • York Region District School Board
  • York University