Why Study in Canada?
Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality controls mean that you’ll be earning a high-quality education that will open doors for your future and benefit your career over the long term. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is globally recognized as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States.
Student life in Canada
Canada’s higher education institutes have the latest technology and many modern amenities as well. From Olympic-quality sports facilities to public concert halls and art galleries, your campus life will offer you enormous possibilities for learning and leisure. Not only that, but you’ll have incredible opportunities to meet individuals from all over the world and gain some invaluable global experience.
As an international student in Canada, you’ll enjoy all of the same freedoms which protect Canadians – respect for human rights, equality, and a stable and peaceful society.
Settlement options for students:
A large number of international students with Canadian credentials go on to gain work experience locally, and end up applying for permanent residency (PR) for Canada. For more information about the possibility of immigrating to Canada after studying there, please visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website.
Funding Assistance :
Funding is available to international students wanting to study in Canada. Please check out the International Scholarships website for details.
Postgraduate financial assistance and scholarships
A majority of Canadian universities offer some form of financial assistance for international students studying at the graduate level.
Assistance may include:
- Teaching/department assistantships
- Research funds
- University graduate scholarships
- External scholarships
For more information, contact the institution you plan to attend.
Canadian Government financial assistance
International students may also qualify for Canadian government financial assistance or external scholarships. For instance, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Doctoral scholarships for exceptional students) or the Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships.
Details of specific scholarships can be found on the website of the Canadian embassy or consulate of your country.
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