Canada: A Study Abroad Magnet for International Students

by Ragini Sharma Study Abroad Consultant

You might have heard about the country, Canada, from your friends such as the sight-seeing places, the history, culture, cuisines, and a little bit about the quality of education there. Perhaps, all of it sparked up your tweeny brain cells, too and you want to go to Canada for education. No doubt, Canada is one of the best destinations to study abroad. But, how to study in Canada is the next question that arises.

For all those who have hardly given a thought on this, here’s a write-up that might help you with the information on higher studies in Canada. Let’s start with the course that you would like to pursue.

Most Sought After Courses

There are umpteenth courses that you can choose from whichever fits best for you. Most international graduates come to Canada in pursuit of MBA, MSc and MS degree programmes. Make a list of your desired courses, just like we have done it for you.

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Health Administration

The course of Computer Engineering provided by the University of Waterloo is accompanied by the co-op programmes. The engineering studies in the University of Waterloo is ranked 2nd in the world according to the US News report, 2019. This was just an example. In a similar manner, you can filter out your choice of studies be it engineering, management, health sciences, etc.

Let’s now move a step ahead to the educational institutions in Canada.

Well-Renowned Universities

The Canadian universities leverages innovative method of education encouraging cross-disciplinary courses. These universities focus on creating a foundation for students that help them grow in industries. Institutions tie-up with employers and offer co-op programmes with the regular course. Some of the universities are given below-

  • University of Toronto
  • McGill University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Victoria
  • University of Guelph
  • Dalhousie University
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland

For more information on admission procedure and deadlines of these universities, please contact overseas education consultants. They guide you the best without charging any fees.

Cost of living and the tuition fee differ from location to location and university to university, respectively. The average annual tuition fee for post graduation in Canada varies from CA$ 14,000 to CA$ 22,000. CA$ 15,000 is the standard cost of living in Canada per year.

How do you balance out the financial expenses abroad? By applying for scholarships and working part-time. Also, there are many paid co-op programmes offered by the universities in collaboration with the employers that help you earn while you learn.

You’ve decided on course, universities and analysed your probable cost of living, too. But international students cannot travel to Canada without a student visa. It is a study-permit that allows holder to stay for the entire degree program and a temporary residence of 3 months afterwards, also. Any student enrolled for the degree course at an approved institute and received an offer letter is eligible to apply provided the Canada study visa requirements are fulfilled. When you apply for a visa online, be prepared with the documents. C$150 is the processing fee of Canada Study Permit. Depending upon the country you’re applying from, the processing time for visa application varies. In general, it takes two weeks for complete processing.

There are many rights and responsibilities that come along with the visa. For information on document required for Canada student visa, seek assistance of an authorized study abroad consultants.

Hope this article was useful to you! You can get more information about higher education abroad by following our page and in our previously published articles as well.

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