Canada is a great place to live and study. Here are some reasons to consider studying in Canada:
The education system in Canada is recognized worldwide as a high quality education with the earned degree, diploma or certificate being recognized as equivalent to any British or US credential. A Canadian postsecondary education will open doors for your future career whether you plan to pursue your career in Canada or any other country.
Not only that, Canada’s universities and colleges are also very affordable when compared to equivalent education in other countries. Quality institutions commonly have tuition charges less than that of similar schools in the UK or United States.
Ample Research Funding
Universities and colleges in Canada have a strong emphasis on research and innovation and have abundant funding from both government and industry sources. For example, Canada’s recent federal budget increased funding for research, with the program covering many research fields from quantum physics to history of arts.
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With its official multicultural policy, Canada is home to people from around the world. Do you know that 1 in 5 Canadian citizen is born outside of Canada? The capital - the city of Toronto is considered one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Canada's diversity allows for the availability of various foods and recreational activities from many cultures, and a geeralopen-mindedness of the people.
Canada is ranked by the United Nations as one of the best places in the world to live. As an international student you will enjoy the freedoms that all Canadian citizens enjoy along with the safe environment that Canada has to offer.
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Canada is the second largest country in the world based on land area. From the jagged mountains around British Columbia to the stunning beauty of the Maritime Provinces on the east coast, Canada has something to offer everyone.
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Pathway to Work and Residence
Once you have completed a degree or diploma there are pathways to gain employment and residence. Currently, international students can gain work experience after their studies by easily applying for the Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) to get a work permit of up to 3 years, before having to apply for additional residence or work visa sponsorship.
A member of OECD nation with strong credit ranking and diverse industry, Canada has a health economy with good employment prospects to offer after you graduate from your chosen field of study.
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