When we face the question of choosing the best country in abroad for education, Canada tops the priority list without any doubt as its considered best amongst all countries. It is not only because of the education standard, but also because of the diversity the country offers. In other words, this country gives the opportunity of meeting people from diversified cultural, social and racial background.
Canada has the best innumerable colleges and universities, amongst other educational institutions in the world. These “state of art” colleges offer vibrant, creative and challenging environment, where students get the opportunity to pick & choose different programs they would like to study. The students in these innumerable “state of art” institutions range from 1,000 to 60,000. These institutions provide rock solid foundation, which is “the key” to develop ones potential to the optimum. This would eventually boost ones career prospects and help building a better future!
Hence, if “cultural diversity” is one of the many things that you are looking at in your country of education, then Canada is definitely your destination.
You still not convinced. Well, in that case given below is the list of reasons why you should study in Canada?
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Canadian institutions offer a wide variety of courses ranging from undergraduate programs to postgraduate degrees and diplomas. Students can pick up various programs from a range of reputable institutions consisting of 1,000 to 60,000 students. Universities in Canada offer different undergraduate and graduate research programs. International students can apply either for fall or winter semester depending upon the program one chooses.
At times selecting the right university can be strenuous and confusing. Students often find this difficult and end up making the wrong choice. Our well-qualified counselors in (ECC) EDUCATION CONSULTANTS CANADA are available here to help in selecting the right institution as well as the right program that will boost career prospects. Your choice and your career objective will be completely taken into consideration before we advise you.
Different agencies uses different criterion for university ratings. Student should understand that it’s the department’s ratings that really matters. In other words some institutions are known for their Engineering programs and some are known for Business schools. Here at (ECC) EDUCATION CONSULTANTS CANADA, we help students understand the university strengths, hence helps them in guiding to arrive to a decision about their choice of education & university selection.
General criterion for admissions is pretty much same for all the colleges & universities in Canada. One has to have a B or B+ average in their academics before their application can be evaluated. Given below are the details of the academic requirement an applicant has to fulfill before they submit their application for admissions.
University English Language Requirement
OEFL - 90 ibt (minimum), 213 cbt (minimum), 550 pbt (minimum)
IELTS 6.5 (minimum) with minimum of 6.0 band in each Category
Community College English Language Requirement
Post Secondary requirement
TOEFL 79 ibt (minimum) 213 cbt (minimum) 550 pbt (minimum)
IELTS 6.0 (minimum) with minimum of 6.0 band in each Category
Post Graduation requirement
TOEFL 90 ibt (minimum) 213 cbt (minimum) 550 pbt (minimum)
IELTS 6.5 (minimum) with minimum of 6.0 band in each Category
One of the norms for all visa students is they have to maintained the full time status through out the duration of their visa. In other words international students will have to be enrolled in full time study through out their stay in Canada.
Please do not forget that Standard of living plays an important factor in deciding the minimum wages. Since Ontario has the highest standard of living so the minimum of Ontario is the highest in Canada.
You have a very good chance getting admitted in to MBA program as long as you have good GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) Score and maintain a minimum of B or B+ average during his/her undergrads. Like any other graduate program, MBA is considered to be quite competitive and satisfying the minimum admission requirement doesn’t necessarily guarantee the admission into the program.
It depends entirely on the programs. For instance, the applicant has to write GMAT exams before their applications can be considered for admission into MBA program. Also some Canadian institutions would prefer GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores for the graduate level programs.
Applicants enrolled in full time program in University or Community College in Canada for a minimum of one year, are considered to be eligible for open work permit upon the completion of their program. Completion of one year full time program makes you eligible for one year open work permit and 2 or more years program will give you three years of work permit.
The thought of moving away from the comfort of a home, being on your own & especially migrating to another country is certainly a big decision. The evitable question that comes to one’s mind is” where shall I live”? ”How much will it cost”? and so on... Living expenses in big cities will be different from the smaller ones. Average room rent in Canada is around $400 dollar. Given below is the approximate cost that might be incurred during your study & stay in Canada.
|Undergraduate -||$11,913- $17,000 / year|
|Engineering -||$14,295-$17,000/ year|
|M.B.A. -||$18,027- $30,000/ year|
|Bachelor Degree programs -||$11,913- $17,000 / year|
|Applied Degree programs -||$14,295-$17,000/ year|
|Diploma and Certificate program -||$18,027- $30,000/ year|
|English as a Second Language -||$3,900-$4,500/ year|
These are just the approximate values. Fees mostly depend on the institutions a student wishes to apply.
|Rent: (shared room)||$350-$650|
|Health Insurance:||$500-$760/academic year|
|Bus pass:||$60-$120 (Depends on the province)|
|Miscellaneous**:||150-$300 (Depends on the student)|
Please note this is an estimate only and completely depends on your lifestyle.
Students may apply to various scholarships and funding depending on the program they choose. Unlike undergraduate course, graduate students enrolled in full time Masters or PhD. programs normally receives some funding from the university. The funding would be in the form of TA (Teaching Assistanceship) or RA (Research Assistantship) and the level of funding depends entirely on the departments and the program supervisor.
Fall and winter sessions offer majority of the programs whereas only few programs are offered during summer sessions. Students must carefully consider the graduate & undergraduate programs availability before applying for studying in Canada. Also not all the institutions offer admissions during summer intake.
Normal processing time for Undergraduate application is 4-6 weeks. Graduate application can take anywhere from 6-10 weeks. On the other hand Community college takes anywhere between 2-4 weeks regardless of the fact whether it’s a graduate or an undergraduate application.
|• BMO (Bank Of Montreal)||• Bell|
|• CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)||• Bombardier|
|• RBC (Royal Bank Of Canada)||• Petro Canada|
|• Scotia Bank||• Schlumberger|
|• HSBC||• IBM|
|• Air Canada||• HP|
|• West Jet||• Rogers|
These employers hire graduates from finance, Information Technology, Engineering, Construction, and Telecommunication and so on. Recent graduates can make any were from $35K to 50K depending upon their experience.
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