Canada

STUDY IN CANADA

Canada is a popular destination for overseas students. This is owing to the high-quality education system and relatively simple visa procedures. Degrees and diplomas from Canadian universities are recognized across the globe, and Canada is reputed for their welcoming culture towards foreign nationals. Here are some reasons why you should opt for Canada as your study destination.

Tuition Fees – Canadian institutions offer a concession on tuition fees overseas students.

Flexible Work Permit Students are eligible for working off-campus for up to 20 hours a week.

Paid Co-op Term –Several professional courses in Canadian universities offer cooperative (Co-op) education programs wherein a structured job experience is integrated with your course. This helps you to get hands-on industry experience even as you are studying.

Work-VisaAfter you finish your education, you are eligible for a work visa for up to 3 years in Canada

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES

  • College Of The Rockies
  • Capilanou University
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
  • University Of Northern British Columbia
  • University Canada West
  • Canadian College of Technology and Business

POPULAR COURSES

The Canadian education system offers a wide range of technical and non-technical courses for international students. Universities in Canada are rich in infrastructure and offer curriculums that are updated with the latest industry developments to give students a high-level of exposure. Some of the courses popular among students.

Aviation

Aviation Courses

Some of the most reputed commercial and defence pilots in the world have studied aviation in Canada. Courses in Canada focus on operational aspects of aircraft, aviation technologies and professional responsibilities of pilots.

Engineering & Technology

Engineering & Technology Courses

Some of the best technological courses, updated concepts and resources for learning are available for engineering students in Canadian Universities. For this reason, admission to engineering programs in Canada is also competitive.

Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Canada is a hub for the biotechnology industry, perhaps the biggest after the USA. Therefore the education system is also well-equipped to impart in-depth knowledge of life sciences in graduate and postgraduate levels. Choose from a wide variety of courses including biology, forensic sciences, and science writing.

Business Management

Business Management

Business management courses in Canada offer a plethora of opportunities for students to develop skills for analysis, leadership, and management. Studying Business Management from Canada is one of the most common preferences of students

Humanities

Humanities

Under the different branches of humanities and social sciences, the subject of Psychology is increasingly gaining popularity among students in Canada. Apart from that, political science and sociology are also prominent courses in Canadian universities.

Tourism & Travel

Tourism & Travel Courses

Courses focusing on hotel management, tourism management and logistics are offered by many universities in Canada.

Sports

Sports

Students can study coaching, motivation, sports psychology and stress management in this domain.

GETTING A CANADIAN VISA

The Canadian High Commission conducts a smooth, transparent and standardized application procedure for overseas students. They also offer several opportunities such as the Student Direct Stream (SDS) for a fast-tracked processing of student visa. Here are the steps to follow when applying for a Canadian student visa

Get an unconditional acceptance letter from an educational institution in Canada.
Pay tuition fees for the first year as requested by the university or college. Obtain a letter demonstrating the purchase of a guaranteed investment certificate from a Canadian financial institution to cover the living expenses for the first year.
Pass the medical examination by one of the panel physicians in Dubai.
Submitting the requisite documents to your nearest Canadian Visa Application Center (CVAC).

COST OF EDUCATION

The cost of education in Canada will vary according to the university you choose and the course you want to pursue. Tuition fees for overseas students are less as compared to the fees paid by students of other nationalities in Canada. Generally, for a diploma or certificate program, the fees are approximately 11000 to 15000 CAD per year. Similarly, for a Bachelor’s degree, the tuition fees lie in the range of 11000 to 16000 CAD per year. And for a Masters program, you can expect to spend between 16000 to 25000 CAD per year.

COST OF LIVING IN CANADA

Living in Canada is also not as expensive as it could be in other study destinations. But again, this is dependent on the university you opt for and the city you live in. There are different types of on and off-campus accommodations that students can explore when studying in Canada. The most popular are.

Hostels / Dormitories – Many institutions offer residence/accommodation on the campus. Some campuses have shared facilities, such as shared rooms or dormitories divided by gender. In some cases, a mess facility or meal plan is included in the cost of accommodation. Hostels usually cost between 300 to 500 CAD per month. per month.

Rental Housing – Low-cost – Rental housing is also a popular option for students in Canada. Many universities offer an off-campus housing service that provides a list of affordable houses near the campus. The expenditure of living in rented accommodation is between300 to 500 CAD per month for shared apartments and between 400 to 1200 CAD per month for a private apartment.

Homestay– Homestays are arranged by institutions who match families with students and the students are hosted by the families in their home while they attend school. Generally, you may spend anything between 500 to 800 CAD per month for a homestay.

HEALTH INSURANCE

In Canada, all students must have medical insurance. The coverage you get under your medical insurance depends on the Canadian province you live in. The coverage also varies according to the length of your stay.