Canada

Reasons to choose Canada for Study

Want to know why Canada is so popular with Indian students.
The country is hosting nearly half a million international students, Canada is known for high quality education at affordable tuition fee. In Addition to it, an excellent quality of life, Huge post-study work and immigration opportunities – Canada stands out as a popular country among Indian students.

Here are the reasons why Canada could be a great choice:

1. Academic excellence

One of the most important reasons why students choose to study in Canada is because of the high quality of education. When a student receives a degree from a Canadian university, it acts as a mark of trust and excellence.

2. Various research opportunities

One of the topmost reasons why Canadian education stands unique is because of its strong focus on research and development. If you’re a research scholar, there can be no country better than Canada. The government of Canada offers great support to research in the disciplines of medicine, telecommunication, agriculture, environmental science and technology.

3. Canada falls in budget

Tuition fee in Canada, when compared to US and UK universities, is fairly cheaper. And when you considering the refund on investment, it is quite a practical option for Indian students? You can also apply for scholarships to cut down on your educational expenses.

4. Cultural diversity

In Canada, you’ll find extremely warm and welcoming people who come from different cultures and lifestyle. The multicultural environment in Canada promotes friendliness and peaceful living like no other country. Moreover, you will find a lot of Indians studying, working and living here. You can also experience festivals and rituals such as:

The Montreal International Jazz Festival
Calgary Stampede

5. Earn while you learn

Thanks to its special regulations, Canada allows all its international students with an opportunity to work for up to 20 hours every week during their semesters and full-time during the summer and winter breaks. To work on-campus or as an intern in any company, you do not require any additional work permit as your study permit is enough to help you find a part time job.

6. Vibrant and lively campus life

At all Canadian campuses you can expect events, fests, parties and other activities being conducted all through the year. This creates a happy and lively environment for the students. It helps you to create network and meet new people keeping the homesickness away.

7. In General

Canada has been consistently ranked as one of the safest nations in the world. In 2018, the Global Peace Index*, listed Canada as the sixth peaceful country across the globe. As international student, you’ll enjoy the same rights as any other Canadian.

8. Immigration opportunities

Canada’s Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PWPP) allows students to stay and work in Canada for up to three years after completion of their graduation. You can gain some international work experience and apply for permanent residency later on.

Fun facts about Canada

Do a good deal and get a positive ticket. The police in Canada can give you a “positive ticket” if they sight you doing something positive.
If you thought you had seen enough lakes? Canada has more lakes than all the lakes combined in the world

Planning to study in Canada? Good choice; it is the most educated country in the world with more than half of its population having college degrees
Canada hosts almost five million international students
Play Ice hockey on the Atlantic Ocean. In Newfoundland, Canada, Atlantic Ocean sometimes freezes and that’s what the locals choose to do with it.
The license plate in the north-western territories of Canada are shaped like polar bears.

Eligibility requirements

  • You can study in Canada if you:
  • are enrolled at a designated learning institution (DLI)
  • prove you have enough money to pay for your: tuition fees
  • living expenses for yourself and any family members who come with you to Canada and return transportation for yourself and any family members who come with you to Canada
  • obey the law, have no criminal record and get a police certificate (if required)
  • are in good health and get a medical exam (if required)
  • prove to an officer that you will leave Canada when your study permit expires


Your responsibilities

While studying in Canada you must:

  • make progress towards completing your program
  • respect any conditions listed on your study permit
  • stop studying if you no longer meet the requirements and
  • leave Canada when your permit expires

Depending on your case, there may be conditions on your study permit such as:

  • if you’re allowed to work in Canada
  • if you’re allowed to travel within Canada
  • the date you must stop studying