1. Why Study in Canada?
For decades, we’ve welcomed international students from around the globe. Through them, we’ve discovered there’s plenty to love about Canada. Here are some of the many benefits of making Canada your education destination:
- Our educators are highly trained and bring diverse perspectives to the classroom. At the university level, 2 out of every 5 academics hold at least one international degree. And we have 11 of the top 250 universities worldwide
- From urban centres to small towns, Canada is considered one of the safest countries in the world for international students.
- Canadian college and university students graduate with a strong earning potential. That’s because we position them for a successful future and rewarding careers. In the last decade alone, Canada created 1.6 million new jobs for graduates.
- Canada is known for having some of the lowest university tuition fees among English-speaking countries
- Adventure awaits you in Canada! One of the greatest things about studying in Canada is the opportunity to experience a climate, culture and way of life that is beyond compare. each season and place have so much to offer. Come experience Canada and find out why there’s so much to love about us.
2. Cost of studying & living in Canada
What type of housing will you live in as a student in Canada? Living in a residence on campus is something you can do at most Canadian universities. It’s a great way to make friends quickly, and it’s an appealing option when you are a first-year student. Many Canadian students also choose to live in residence their first year. One of them could be your roommate.
he main housing options for students in Canada are:
- Student residences: 250 – 625 CAD/month
- University-arranged homestays: 400 – 800 CAD/month
- Rent & share an apartment: 300 – 700 CAD/month, prices for rent depend on location and facilities. If you choose to rent a studio/one-room apartment, you can pay over 1,000 CAD/month.
Other costs associated with accommodation
When you rent an apartment or studio, it comes with extra costs:
- basic utilities (electricity, water, heating, garbage): 150 CAD/month
- internet: 50-70 CAD/month
You won’t spend too much on food bills, just around 300 CAD/month for shopping from the local supermarkets and groceries. Some of the cheapest supermarkets you can find all over Canada are Canadian Superstore, Walmart, No Frills.
If you wish to eat in a restaurant, you will have to pay around 10 – 25 CAD. A three-course meal for two in a mid-range restaurant will cost 50 – 65 CAD.
Students enrolled in a Canadian university, aged between 18 and 25, will benefit from discounts when purchasing the monthly transport pass.
- The total price of a transport pass is 90 CAD/month, while a one-way ticket is worth 3 CAD.
- Taxis are also a common way of transport all over Canada and fares are between 2 and 6 CAD/ km.
Similarly, the cost of accommodation, food and local transportation varies from city to city. Our search tool will give you a good idea of the cost you once you choose your school, however, we found that living expenses for one year averaged around CAD 12,000. https://w05.educanada.ca/index.aspx?action=programsearch-rechercheprogramme&lang=eng
3. Visa Regulations
To study in Canada, you will need a student permit. It costs 150 EUR and you should apply for it before you travel to Canada. These are some of the documents you need to provide during the application process:
- Acceptance letter from the university
- Valid passport or travel document
- Documents that show you can financially support yourself in Canada
4. Feature universities in Canada
- University of Toronto
- McGill University
- University of British Columbia
- University of Alberta
- McMaster University