Studying in Canada offers many advantages to students from around the world, which make it an ideal destination for international study, superior to other countries. Choosing to pursue post-graduate education in Canada means not only studying in a beautiful, welcoming, and progressive country, but it allows provides many benefits, both during and after your program of study. These advantages include:
Canadian schools, from Universities to Colleges, maintain high academic standards and provide quality education that is at the forefront with respect to innovations and advancements.The variety and scope of programs available offer many options for study and career advancement as a result. As well, a Canadian degree is internationally recognized as being on par with degrees earned in other Commonwealth countries, or the United States.
Tuition rates in Canada are significantly lower than in many other countries, including the United States and the UK, making it a more affordable option for international students.
Work While Studying
One extremely helpful benefit is that students in Canada can choose to work in Canada while they complete their studies, so that they can offset their expenses, and gain valuable work experience at the same time. To work in Canada, a student must have a valid study permit, be a full-time student at a designated institution, in a program that leads to a post-secondary degree, diploma, or certificate, of at least 6-months duration.
Opportunity for a Post-graduate Work Permit
Canada offers the extremely beneficial option of a post-graduate work permit, equivalent in length to their program of study, up to a maximum of three years. So, completing a twelve-month program will enable a graduate to obtain a 12-month work permit, post-graduation.
Gateway to Permanent Residence
For many international students, the most enticing reason to study in Canada is the potential for achieving permanent residence status and immigrating to Canada. Students earn points toward Permanent Residency in Canada by graduating from a Canadian University, and taking advantage of the post-graduate work permit helps graduates to qualify for permanent residence in Canada through the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
Pursue your dreams of post-graduate education and success by choosing to study in Canada at a designated institution, such as Western Community College. Contact us today to find out more and to apply.