Canada! We all are HIMYM fans and the moment we hear Canada, we could just imagine Robin Scherbatsky going on and on about those amazing facts of Canada. You can see beautiful lakes and experience hard core hockey here. Not just this but Canada is also emerging as one of the favourite study destination among Indian students. Indian students along with around 200000 students from all over the world come to Canada for studies. Each year there is an increase in number and each year the statistics are surprising. Let’s get to know more about study in Canada. Hope at the end of this article you will enough knowledge about Canada. Let’s begin!
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Why choose Canada?
There are many reasons to mention but few ones are listed below
Top universities of Canada
We have shortlist some of the best for you here
Study Permit in Canada
Students need a study permit in Canada to begin their higher studies as well as undergraduate studies in Canada. We recommend you to apply for it as soon as you get your invitation to enroll into Canadian university. We insist it to apply early because the process can take time.
You are not required to do extra efforts for visa. If you receive your study permit, you get eTA along with it. There is no separate process for visa.
Documents commanded by visa officers
Part Time Work
There are plenty of options available for student. You can work for 20hours per week during your semester period and for 40hours per week during vacation period.
Cost of Studying in Canada
The education in Canada is extremely affordable. They do not leave you dry at the end of degree program. The cost of undergraduate studies in Canada can range from 6lacs to 18lacs whereas post-graduate studies in Canada can range from 5lacs to 20lacs. This is a quite reasonable price for quality and renowned degree course.
Every international student is eligible for scholarship. From our database we could shortlist some of them. International students can apply to Trudeau Fellowships, Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond, CIHR Fellowship, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, Jubilee Scholarship, Industrial Research and Development Internship (IRDI) Program, IDRC Doctoral Research Awards, Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships, CIFAR Global Scholars.
Accommodation for Students
When it comes to stay you must choose it wisely because you accommodation can make your stay best as well as worst. You surely want an accommodation that is safe and easy to commute. There are some options available to you like
Dorms: These are university dorms available for students. Students live in a huge hall with all facilities. This is usually in the university campus. Therefore it becomes easy for you to travel. Other than living, you get food, laundry services, and high speed internet in the campus. It can cost from 3000 CAD to 7500 CAD per year to stay in university campus.
Host family: You can live with a family. This family offers you living and also food. Being with a family is safe and secured. You tend to have someone to guide you about law, regulation and culture of the country. It can cost you 300-400 CAD per month
Outside Campus living: Usually students share an apartment with a small group. Here you live more independently. You tend to manage everything on your own. But again it is a unique experience.
Early Weeks in the Country
Do not just sit and watch everything going. We know it can be difficult to adjust in a complete different place. But you are here to live so explore things so get used to it.