Are you a foreign or international student that has an eye on Canada as a destination place to study?
You are definitely not alone, there are many people – thousands of people, that wish to study in Canada. And this means that you will need a guide to let you in on all the details you should know about when studying in Canada. That is what we will look at in this article, we will give you a detailed guide on things you should know about studying in Canada as an international student. We hope this guide serves the purpose of enlightening you thoroughly on the subject of “schooling in Canada’s tertiary institutions” as an international student. Let’s get to the details of this guide, shall we?
First, you should know basic information about Canada.
- Canada is the 2nd largest country by land area in the whole world.
- Canada is bordered in the South by the United States of America, it is bordered in the North by the Arctic ocean, in the East by the Atlantic ocean and the West by the Pacific ocean.
- Apart from your education which is taking you to Canada, Canada has a lot of fascinating sceneries and destinations. This is part of the reason why many students love to pick Canada as a study country, Canada is a very urbanized place and has a lot of forests and tundra in it as well. A total of more than 35 million people reside in Canada. About half of that population number stay in Canada’s large cities like Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and others. Whether you want to study in a large city or one of the smaller and natural towns in Canada, there are many high quality universities distributed across. Canada ranks very high on the human development index and has a very good economy. Also, regardless of your social background/status, Canadians are very welcoming people and you are likely to be accepted into the society.
- The capital of Canada is Ottawa
- Canada is a bilingual country and has two official languages English and French.
- The academic year in Canada runs from September to June of every year.
- The currency spent in Canada is the CAD (Canadian Dollar).
All you should know about applying to Study In Canada (Brief)
Know the requirements
- An updated passport
- You need to pass the language proficiency test in either English or French languages with proof of passing the tests.
- Proof that you are capable of financing your studies throughout your study period and so on.
Know the specific institution you wish to apply to and pick a course to study.
Sit for the language proficiency test.
Submit your application to the universities of your choice.
Time to apply for study permit.
- You must apply with the acceptance letter sent to you by your educational institution.
- Your passport
- And proof of funds.