Studying In Canada and Requirements

Studying In Canada and Requirements

Every year thousands of students plan to study in Canada and over 400,000 international students were admitted last year alone. This is because Canada is known for having a renowned diversity that brings about productivity in its economy.

They also boast of having a high-quality education system, Canada also provides numerous possibilities and vibrant culture. Research, scientific publications, and international collaborations are three of the main aspects that Canada and its academic institutions focus on.

The number of international students in Canada continues to grow every year. Many of them are able to stay in Canada after finishing their studies. The Canadian government has been gracious enough to earmark $147.9 million dollars over the next five years as a budget to helping international students settling in.

Studying In Canada

Studying in Canada will really give international students a boost in their various careers as Canada is regarded as a top nation with academic prowess. For this reason, international students choose to study here.

Studying in Canada can be very competitive and also requires a lot of financial power. However, there are other factors/requirements you are expected to know to have a smooth transition into Canada.


As a student, you are expected to have a study permit. The study permit is a very important document that will help in getting a work permit if you plan on working as a student, also it will be helpful in securing a visa. However, you cannot just have a study permit, you have to be admitted into a Canadian university to have the study permit.

Application Processes

Choose a School

Choosing a university to study in is the first step to take, there are so many factors you have to put into consideration like;

  • The city that the school is located – this is essential because you need to be sure you have the financial capacity to cater for yourself in that city;
  • The program you want to study has to be taught in that school, there are some courses that are better taught in some schools compared to others;
  • IELTS -if you plan on going to Canada without the IELTS you have to visit the school’s website to confirm that the school do not require it;
  • The location of the school will determine how easy it is to get a job (if you plan on working), if the city where your school has a higher rate of employment of international students then it will favor you as you can easily get a job within close proximity to the school. After being accepted at a Canadian university, you’ll get an acceptance letter that will be required for the visa application. Here are some Canadian universities we recommend:
    • University of Toronto
    • York University
    • University of Manitoba
    • Thompson Rivers University
    • University of Winnipeg

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