Why Canada is a Good Destination to Study

Top 10 Reasons to Study in Canada for Indians
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1. High standard of living: Canada is a country with the highest standard of living. All major urban areas have a variety of shopping centres, restaurants, theatres, art centers and museums. Canadian cities have many open to public parks, gardens, beaches, and sports and leisure facilities.

2. Low cost of living: In the past three years, Canadian inflation rate compared to industrial countries is one of the lowest. Canadian Institutes, charge lower tuition fees for international students than their counterparts in competing countries and at the same time, maintain excellent educational quality. However, as the fees are more affordable, admissions are more competitive.

3. Safe learning: Canada is a safe, just, and peace-loving nation. Canada’s crime rate has steadily declined. Every step is taken to ensure the safety of students in campuses. Most universities/colleges have their own campus security 24 hours a day. There are also “Walk Safe” programs to assist people in getting to public transportation during late hours.

4. The world’s highest quality of life in recent years: The UN survey shows that Canada is the world’s best residential area. Ranked as the Number one Country for the past 9 consecutive years, a United Nations survey has found Canada to be the best place in the world to live. Canada’s high levels of universal education, long life expectancy (due to universal health care system), low crime, less violence are factors that make Canada the survey to get a high score. In addition, Fortune Magazine named Toronto and Ontario as the best international city.

5. Canada is a bilingual country with two official languages, English and French. The vast majority (75%) of Canada’s French-speaking inhabitants lives in the province of Quebec, which is located in the eastern part of the country but there are French-speaking communities throughout the country. English is the main language of communication in all provinces other than Quebec.

6. Excellent natural environment: Canada has one of the most beautiful natural environments. Students here will be fortunate enough to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery. Canada is a co-existence of geographical conditions, the wild landscape: stretches from the coastline of British Columbia, Alberta majestic Rocky Mountains, the vast expanse of high prairie to the “maple sugar town, “said the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence and the Atlantic coast province of rugged mountains and picturesque provinces of the coast.

7. Permanent Residency and Canadian Immigration: International students can apply for their Permanent Residency which takes up to 15 to 18 months from within Canada. However, they need to meet the minimum eligibility criteria of 67 Points.

8. Work during and after and co-op program: Students in Canada are allowed to work part-time on campus during the first 6 months of their program and off-campus part-time thereafter. The duration permitted is up to 20 hours per week. Several programs may even have a paid co-op term where one gets hands-on experience in working in the industry. Further students on the completion of their program of 1 year can work up to 1 year and students applying for 2 years program can work for 2-3 years.

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Selena Volkov is our international correspondent. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in journalism and has covered exclusive articles on the world's latest news. She also covers updates on solutions for the prevailing climate change crisis.