Top 10 reasons to Study in Canada

Canadian universities are known for their highly ranked and reputed programs and offer degrees that are accepted internationally. Canadian universities usually have very high standards of entry and admission to these universities can be competitive. Canada is considered as one of the best places to live in and is a safe country.

  1. Huge country yet low cost of Education: Canada is a huge country with very high standards of education. Despite the competitive nature of admissions and excellent research facilities provided by Canadian Universities, the cost in terms of both the course fees and living expenses is lower than other countries like USA and UK.
  1. Globally recognized and high ranked Universities: Many of the Canadian Universities are ranked amongst the Top Global Universities and are known for their excellent research oppurtunities. Their degrees are recognized around the world as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States or Commonwealth countries. Canada boasts a wide range of quality educational institutions for both degrees and diplomas in technical and professional disciplines.
  1. Considered one of the best countries to live by United Nations: No doubt that Canada is known for its highly ranked Universities and the friendly nature, but what catches our attention is that Canada is has been named as one of the best places to live by the United Nations for 8 consecutive years. The country is politically stable and low on crime.
  1. High employment rates: Job prospects in Canada are very high and students have very high chances of getting a job after the completion of their studies. The Canadian Universities have links to more than 5000 global collaboration agreements. Further, Canada focuses on industry specific research as a result of which 90% of students graduating from Canadian Universities are employed within 6 months.
  1. Hub for Techies: Canada is at the international forefront of computer and information technology, particularly in telecommunications, medical devices, aerospace engineering, lasers, biotechnology, ocean and environmental, and several others. Through its innovative SchoolNet program, Canada was the world’s first country to connect its schools and libraries to the internet.
  1. Co-operative programs as a part of course curriculum: Canada focuses on a practical learning approach for its students and provides work and career opportunities for all types of students. Institutions in Canada offer co-operative programs as a part of their curriculum which allows students to work for some period as a part of their course and are awarded credits for it. This is a structured program where students alternate between periods of work and study.
  1. Multicultural Country: Canada is a multicultural and a diverse country; in fact the government of Canada has a policy that mandates diversity. If you ever get a chance to visit Canada you will find that it represents almost all ethnic groups. The people from these diverse backgrounds bring with them new perspectives, new culinary delights and recreational activities.
  1. Work Permit while studying and after graduation: The best part about studying in Canada is that students are permitted to work while studying as well as upon completion of their studies. As of 2014, students are not needed to apply for a separate work visa to work off-campus while studying. After graduation, International students get permission to work for up to 3 years in Canada along with a possibility of applying for PR.
  1. Learn another language: For over 100 years, Canada has two official languages – English and French which are taught as second languages. Indian students get a chance to learn a new language by taking up some language courses while studying.

 A warm and friendly country for International Students: Due to its multicultural environment and acceptance of people of all ethnicities, international students are always made to feel comfortable. Students have no difficulty in adjusting and adapting to the environment and are made to feel as if they are home.

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