Studying in Canada is a great opportunity and can be very exciting, but before you get too excited, you also need to do a lot of research about Canada and the Canadian education system Prior knowledge about the foreign country where you’ll be studying not only helps you to understand the new culture and people, but also makes you adjust to the new surroundings.
Here are a few things that you should know as an international student going to study in Canada:
- World recognized Universities
The fantastic universities would obviously be the number one reason why you chose to study inn Canada. There are 98 universities in Canada and most of them are publicly accredited and funded. The degrees awarded by Canadian universities are recognized all over the world and can open a sea of opportunities for you.
Canadian Universities are known for their special extra-curricular activities like sky diving, rock climbing, surfing, and much more. This gives you an opportunity to explore many new places and also experience extreme climates. Did you know Canada is the second largest country in the world?
- Tuition fees
Tuition fees at Canadian universities are comparatively cheaper to other countries like the UK or US. In real terms the tuition at Canadian universities is high, but when you compare it with other foreign countries it seems way cheaper. The cost of education at American universities can be double or even triple then that of the Canadian education. There is a stark difference between the two.
- Earn while you learn
One more important thing that you should know before moving to Canada is that you can earn while you learn. Students are allowed to work part time in Canada. There are various job opportunities available for students, and they can even get full time jobs after the completion of their studies. Students can work on campus or off campus. On campus jobs can include working as research assistant or teaching assistant to researchers and professors, tutoring kids, working at the university cafeteria or managing the various student clubs and organizations.