Study Abroad at Canada

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Canada

Canada offers a high quality, affordable education which is recognized world-wide. It provides a safe, secure, healthy, multicultural and welcoming environment for international students with all Universities and Colleges offering excellent academic programs and teaching. There are also services and advisors available to help students adapt to living in Canada. More than 130,000 students come to study in Canada every year. Besides, many more come to Canada to learn English or French.

Admission and Cost

Most of the Universities in Canada are World Class Institutions and are cheaper than American Universities. TOEFL and Engineering GPA are important for Admission. GRE is also Important but it TOEFL is more Important.

The Commonwealth scholarship is one source of funding for Canadian Universities at the post-graduate level, but is restricted to a very limited number of students of exceedingly high intellectual promise who live in Commonwealth countries.

Education Details

·        Primary and Secondary Schools - These are schools that teach students up to the grade 12 level. More information about schools is available at Ministry of Education

·        Post-Secondary Institutions (Universities and Colleges) - Post-secondary schools include colleges, universities and technical schools and each post-secondary school has its own set of rules on how to apply. The following links provide more information.

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Association of Canadian Community Colleges
Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
·        Private Career and Vocational Schools - There are private schools which are not regulated by the provincial governments. More information on private career colleges can be obtained at National Association of Career Colleges.

·        Language Schools - There are many language schools in Canada teaching English or French as a second language. More information is available at

Canadian Language Council
Canadian Association of Private Language Schools
Canadian Language Council
Study Permit

The following documents are important for applying for study permit visa.

Proof of acceptance
Proof of identity
Proof of financial support
Letter of explanation

 

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