Studying abroad is something that most of us aspire to do. As students, we wish that somehow the opportunity to go abroad is bestowed upon us. But because of the budget constraints we keep that dream aside and look for options in our own country.
Now, you really don’t need to put aside your dream. Yes US, UK, Australia etc. are still a little far fetching, but countries like Canada might suit you perfectly. Here is why.
1. One of the main criteria’s on ‘Not’ studying abroad is the plain and simple fact that it is ‘Expensive’. But Canada proves to be just the opposite. Canada’s education is pretty affordable as compared to the other western countries. The cost of living and tuition fees are considerably lower for international students than countries like USA or UK etc.
2. One might assume that because the education is considerably cheaper; the quality of education might fall behind. But that is not the case here. Canada offers some of the best educational degrees in the entire world. People from all over the globe come here in search of a good and a quality education.
3. The diversity of this country is extremely vibrant. You have people from various races, creed, color and culture. You could be a student from anywhere in the world and Canada would make you feel right at home. Because of this perfect amalgamation of cultures, Canada makes living here extremely comfortable.
4. Canada has dual language system. Both French and English are primary languages. The fact that Canada is majorly an English speaking country, makes it extremely easy for people from all around the world to easily get settled here. As a student, you won’t have any language barrier issues.
5. Canada also offers great working and immigration opportunities. Students who have completed their education form here, are allowed 1 year work permit on their student visa. International students who have some Canadian credentials and/or have worked here can apply for immigration or residency. As a student, if you are dreaming to live abroad – Canada is definitely the country for you.
Canada has a variety of colleges. From technical, applied art or science schools to top class universities. Most of the universities provide a variety of courses. For example University of Toronto has about 700 different undergraduate programs and 400 different graduate and professional programs. University of Alberta has more than 170 Graduate and 200 undergraduate programs. Apart from that they also have a variety of certifications and diploma programs to choose from.
Top courses in Canada
· Business Management and its related fields
· Hospitality Management
· Health Sciences
· Media and Communication
Top 10 Universities in Canada
1. University of Toronto
2. University of British Columbia
3. McGill University
4. University of Alberta
5. University of Montreal
6. McMaster University
7. Western University
8. University of Calgary
9. University of Ottawa
10. University of Manitoba
In conclusion, Canada’s affordability, degree value, future opportunity etc. are extremely viable reasons for any student to apply here. Along with the wide range of courses that are available, a student from any background is bound of find a course that is perfectly suited for them.
Author Bio: Trisha is a professional writer and adviser on education and career. She is an ardent reader, a traveler and a passionate photographer. She wants to explore the world and write about whatever comes across her way.