Canada is a top education destination not only because of its world-class universities and colleges, but also due to the post-study work and migration options on offer.
The state controls the education sector, thus ensuring that the standard of the educational institutions are top notch.
A number of Canadian universities regularly appear in prominent world ranking systems.
The United Nations has been consistently ranking Canada as one of the most livable countries.
A Safe Place To Study
Canada is one of the safest countries in the world.
A High Tech Country
Canada has a highly globalized economy and is, in fact, one of the world's top ten trading nations.
Low tuition fee
Tuition fees in Canada generally tend to be lower than those in other popular educational destinations.
More than 200,000 international students and researchers choose to study in Canada each year.
Work during Study
International students are allowed to work 20 hours a week, both on and off campus, when the semester is on, and full-time during vacations.
If you're married, your spouse will be allowed to work full time while you study.
You'll be able to gain practical work experience through internships and the Co-Op work program.
Great Employment opportunity
According to statistics, over 90% of graduates from Canadian universities end up being employed in their field of study within six months of graduating.
Depending upon the duration of your studies, you'll be offered a post-graduation work permit that'll be valid for a minimum of one year to a maximum of three. Once your post-graduation work permit is over, you can apply for permanent residency under various categories, for instance, Canadian experience class, provincial nominee, etc.
- Community colleges
- Career colleges or technical institutes
A bachelor degree in Canada comprises of three or four years of full-time studies, depending on the province and the nature of your program (regular or specialized). An honors baccalaureate is necessary to get into a masters program, which consists of two years of study. In the case of a doctoral program, you'll require a minimum of three, and sometimes five, years of extensive research and study.
You'll also be able to find diploma and certification programs, which can last one to two years.
- Decide where and what you want to study.
- Meet our education counselor.
- Choose your university and course.
- Start the university and visa application process. Our visa counselors will guide you through every step.
The Canadian student visa is often referred to as a study permit. To apply for a study permit, you'll need a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI). Under Canadian rules, only DLIs are eligible to accept international students.
You have the option of lodging your Canadian visa application through the link available at the CIC website.STEP-BY-STEP:
- Get advice at the closest Planet Education office regarding your visa
- Collect all the necessary documents
- Submit your application
- Get your visa and fly to Canada!
Book your free appointment with our visa counselors.We'll clear your confusions and provide all the help you need.
Some Canadian institutions offer scholarships to students with exceptional academics. The amount and type of award depends upon the institution. Canadian scholarships are very competitive and all applications must be made directly with the institution.
To know what scholarships are available, get in touch with our team.
Cost ofstudying & living
Tuition fees in Canada are lower than those in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.
Fees can range from USD5000 to 30,000 per year.
It may cost you about USD600 a month to rent a room off campus, and about USD2000 a month for an apartment.
You, as an international student, will be allowed to work 20 hours a week, both on and off campus, when the semester is on, and full-time during vacations.
Once you're done with your degree, you'll be offered a post-graduate work permit (valid for a minimum of one year to a maximum of three). The validity of the permit will depend upon the duration of your course. For example, a one-year degree leads to a one-year post-graduate work permit. The case is similar for two and three year courses. However, if you've completed a four-year degree, your permit will be valid for only three years.
Once your post-graduation work permit is over, you can apply for permanent residency under various categories, for instance, Canadian experience class, provincial nominee, etc.
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- Proof of acceptance and enrolment to an accredited academic institution in Canada;
- A valid passport/travel document and proof of financial support;
- Proof of no criminal history or endangering medical conditions