Want to study in Canada: Steps to Apply

by Ragini Sharma Study Abroad Consultant

The most well-established position in the world’s leading study destinations is bagged by Canada. Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec are the extremely popular Canadian provinces for international students, which between them are home to many of the top universities in Canada.

If you are looking out to study in one of the world’s most developed nations and if you wish to pursue a degree from an elite university then applying in Canada can be an attractive option.

  • 26 universities in Canada featured in the QS World University Rankings 2020
  • 3 universities are featured in the world’s top 50
  • 11 more Universities making the world’s top 300

To study in Canada, one needs to plan well at least a year in advance. In this article let us understand how to study in Canada the process to apply for universities and the most preferred universities by international students as well.

Explore the university options:

Students should begin by searching for appropriate universities, based on their subject of interest, entry eligibilities and fee structure. In universities from Canada, you can submit an application to any field, ranging from Arts, Languages, History, to Management and Engineering. Some of the most popular list of Universities in Canada for international students are mentioned below.

  1. University of Waterloo
  2. University of Victoria
  3. University of Guelph
  4. Dalhousie University
  5. Memorial University of Newfoundland

Apply to universities:

You can apply to universities once finalized with your subject and course. While applying make sure, you fulfill the eligibility for the admission requirements in terms of academic scores and language proficiency.

If you have a record of extraordinary merits in your academics and extra-curricular attributes, you would be eligible to apply for scholarships as well. You can check for the same while applying to the university for your admission.

Documentation for application:

While applying you need to attach the digital copies of your academic documents on the university portal or admission portal as per the format and the requirements. All the universities have their own guidelines for document submission, so make sure you are thorough with the information.

The list of documents are as follows

  1. The application forms
  2. Entrance Test Scores (IELTS/GRE/TOEFL/)
  3. Academic Certificates
  4. 10th Grade Transcripts & Certificate
  5. 12th Grade Transcripts & Certificate
  6. Bachelor’s Transcripts & Degree (for Masters/PG Programs Only)
  7. Master’s Transcripts & Degree (if available)
  8. Diploma Transcripts & Certificate (if available)
  9. Offer Letter
  10. Statement of Purpose
  11. Letter of Recommendation (LOR) or Reference Letter
  12. Work Experience Documents
  13. Resume or CV

Language Proficiency:

Education in Canada is mostly in English and French. Mostly, English courses are preferred by international students. For this, students are expected to provide English proficiency test scores i.e. IELTS or TOEFL.

Funds for Education:

Students need to arrange for funds that can take care of the tuition and living expenses of nearly $50,000 and health insurance expenses that is to be applied through the university once you enrol. You need to provide the documents of the funds arranged during visa application.

Acceptance at the University:

Get the acceptance letter once you get shortlisted from the applied universities within 6 months Once you receive your acceptance, you can apply for your student visa. 

Canada genuinely encompasses all the ingredients to help you accomplish whatever you have planned for your higher education abroad: excellent academic training, the safe and diverse environment and a friendly cultural life. Find an appropriate degree in Canada and pack your bags for a marvellous study adventure!

Don’t crush your dreams, go live it!

All the Best!

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About Ragini Sharma Advanced   Study Abroad Consultant

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