Canada Education FAQs
Universities and Colleges in Canada offers wide variety of courses in various fields like Engineering, Business, Fine Arts, Aviation & Tourism, Health Science, IT, Media & Communication, Human Resources, Social Services & Natural Sciences etc. International students can apply either for fall or winter semester depending on the program & college one chooses.
Yes, you can apply for a post-graduation work permit, allowing you to stay for up to three years after graduation.
No. The province of Quebec, where Montreal is located, does not participate in the Provincial Nominee Program. Instead, the Governments of Quebec and Canada have entered into a series of agreements by which Quebec has established its own selection criteria for all economic immigrants with an intention to reside in Quebec.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam scores are the most common language requirement for universities and colleges in Canada. You have to submit the test score as per the admission requirement of the course you have applied.
No, international students must attend a full-time program in Canada.
For graduates, Canada offers wide options for higher studies like Certificate Programs, Professional College Diplomas, Post-Graduate Diplomas and Master’s Degree.
Yes, Scholarships are available for international students and it is awarded on merit basis. Since the numbers of scholarships are limited, students have to make an early application in order to be qualified as per the eligibility criteria. Scholarship option varies in Universities and Colleges. Students can go to the CIC website to know more about scholarships offered by government and other agencies.
Not necessarily. Most institutions want you to pay the first term fee to start the program and will be sending reminders for the following term payments.
Study permit is valid as per the duration of course.
Most universities and colleges in Canada offer the option to live on-campus either in residences designated for international students or in residences generally available to all students on campus. Students may also find off-campus accommodation options. However, acceptance at a Canadian institution does not ensure accommodation in a residence.
A degree from a Canadian University is recognized around the world and is usually equivalent to an American degree or a degree from another Commonwealth country. Professional and specialized programs such as medicine, nursing, and engineering are accredited by reliable and reputable agencies. Current and new academic programs are regularly reviewed by provincial, institutional or regional bodies to ensure quality standards. Canada does not have a transfer of credits process similar to that found in the U.S.
Yes, every University and College has its own application deadlines for each intake. Students applying for University programs will always have an early application deadline like deadlines for admission in September intake; generally, vary between January 1st and March 1st.