What are the major criterias that we take into consideration when making a decision to study abroad?
Quality and internationally recognised degrees, cost-effective studies, a safe study destination, with a welcoming and multicultural environment one is most likely to find these and in fact much more than this in Canada, which makes it one of the most popular study destinations for Indian and other international students across the globe.
Canada has been one of the top study abroad locations, within the United Kingdom, USA, and Australia. Indian students have played a crucial role in Canada’s international education space for a very long time and the number of Indian students in Canada increased by 40% in 2018, according to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
The main reason Indian students opt to study in Canada is because of the country’s friendly economic immigration gateway, the Express Entry system, which awards extra points for Canadian schooling. Furthermore, many Canadian provinces provide qualifying international graduates of their universities the opportunity to obtain permanent residence.
One of the major reasons that Indian students are opting to study in Canada is because of the country’s friendly economic immigrationpolicies and their Express Entry system, which awards extra points for Canadian schooling. Furthermore, many Canadian states also provide international graduates of certain universities the opportunity to obtain permanent residence.
The other major factors that act as a deciding factor for Indians considering Canada as a study abroad destination are:
Array of Options to Choose from:
Canada has over 100 universities,200 colleges & other educational institutions as well as accredited language schools and specialized institutions that students can choose from.
Canada offers a wide variety of and choice of schools, colleges,universities and other educational institutions to choose from. These include a variety of subjects ranging from major research to liberal art school and universities that offer an array of UG,PG as well as other professional degree programs.
Safe,Secure and a Standard Life Quality:
Many Indian students who immigrate to Canada for higher studies also attain a feeling of security from the city of their work/study. The financial,social and legal security that Canada offers to its citizens as well as the foreign students is a key factor in Canada being a major choice for Indian students.
Economic Cost and Living and Education;
Canada is one of the most progressive countries that provides its citizens with quality life,education and employment opportunities. What makes Canada a more desirable and a sought after destination for overseas students is that these policies also cover and apply to the immigrants, international students aiming for better lifestyle, educational as well as career opportunities in the country.Canada also ranks among the top countries offering the most affordable yet quality education in comparison to other study destinations. Another reason why the country has a huge number of foreign students is its rich cultural diversity and a large number of students from across the globe.
High quality education and Globally acknowledged degrees:
The Canadian education system has an extremely high standard of education due to the fact that education is given utmost importance by both people and government alike.
Thus there are a high number of foreign students who are applying to graduate from various Canadian universities.Moreover the degrees that are offered by these universities are at par with the global standards and are given high regard by various companies and employers.
Work Permissions Post Education:
Post studying from various international universities many students seek jobs in the country of their graduating university.
Owing to the relaxed immigration and post-study work visa policies, Canada provides a plethora of job prospects to overseas students. Such chances are often unavailable in the majority of equally popular study abroad destinations.
International students acquiring a masters degree from a university in Canada can apply for a work permit for 3 years.
The immigration of a large number of Indian students to Canada has given rise to the implementation of a number of policies such as the SDS (Study Direct Stream) Program and Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP).
Canada has emerged as a market leader in fields such as telecommunications, animations, transportation and engineering especially aerospace, urban transportation, microelectronics, medical devices, advanced software, hydroelectric and nuclear power, lasers and opto-electronics, biotechnology,
Canada was among the first countries in the world to acknowledge the importance of integrating its schools, universities and libraries with the internet and the SchoolNet programme is being implemented across the globe.