Canada is home to some of the best universities in the world. Whatever your study plan or the city or region you envision, Canadian schools welcome students of all interests and backgrounds.
The number of international students studying in Canada exceeds 300,000, and that number continues to grow. Many of these students choose Canada not because of the benefits that studying in Canada can bring because of the quality of life and the more affordable tuition, employment opportunities (both during and after the period of studies), the transition to permanent residence, the decision to study in Canada can be one of the most important decisions for a young student.
People who study in Canada enjoy a superior quality of life internationally and will prepare for professional activities in Canada or abroad. However, the cost of tuition and the cost of living in Canada are generally lower compared to other countries.
What options are available to study in Canada?
There are several ways to come and study in Canada. For example, you can study in Canada under a Canadian study permit. It is also possible in some cases to study in Canada without a study permit. When you are here as a student, it is also possible to work while studying in Canada, under certain conditions. However, the first step is to find a Canadian school to study at, as well as find a program of study that matches your goals and ambitions. Once you know more, you can then complete a free assessment form to learn more about how to get a study permit in Canada.
I have been accepted by a Canadian school
Once admitted, it is time to apply for a Canadian study permit. Complete a free assessment form to learn more about how we can help you obtain a study permit. You can also explore the options for you to study in Canada without a study permit to see if any of these options apply to you. Before traveling to Canada, we recommend that you find out about working conditions while studying in Canada.
I am currently studying in Canada and wish to stay in Canada after graduation.
Once you have completed your Canadian studies, Canada offers you options to encourage you to stay, gain work experience and thereby contribute to the Canadian economy and culture. For example, you may be eligible for a post-graduation work permit. You may also be eligible to immigrate permanently under the Canadian Experience Class or the Quebec Experience Program. Complete a free Canadian immigration assessment and please let us know that you want to settle in Canada.
Study in Canada
The Canadian Study Permit The standard way to come and study in Canada is still to obtain a Canadian study permit. Learn more about how to get a Canadian study permit.
Study without a study permit under certain conditions only, you can study without a study permit. Learn more about how to study without a study permit.
Work While Studying in Canada For those who need money while studying in Canada, it may be possible to work while a student. Learn more about how to work while studying in Canada.
Work after your studies in Canada
One of the main benefits of making the decision to study in Canada is that graduates then have access to a post-graduation work permit upon completion of their studies in Canada. The post-graduation work permit allows people who have studied in Canada to stay there and work under an open work permit for up to three years, allowing them to enter the Canadian workforce and gain valuable Canadian work experience that may help them eventually immigrate permanently.
Canada wants international students who complete their studies in Canada to be part of the next generation of permanent residents in Canada. The following two programs offer this opportunity to international students:
The Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
(This program allows those who have studied or worked in Canada to immigrate permanently.)
The Quebec Experience Program (PEQ)
(This program allows those who have studied or worked in Quebec to immigrate permanently. )