Why Study in Canada ?
Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. The country spends more on education (as a percentage of GDP) compared to the OECD average, and is the second highest among G-8 countries.
Canadian teenagers consistently rank among the best in the world on international tests of reading, science and math - a testament to the outstanding quality of Canadian schools. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is well-regarded in business, government and academic circles around the globe.
One of the Best Places in the World to Live : Canada has ranked as one of the top ten places to live in the world since 1994 according to the United Nations (UN) and the Economist Intelligence Unit. In the UN survey Canada earned particularly high marks for its access to education, high life expectancy (due to universal health care system); and low crime and violence rates. In addition, Canada's largest cities -- Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal -- have been recognized as world class cities in which to live and work, for their cleanliness and safety and for their cultural activities and attractive lifestyles.
High Standard of Living : Canadians enjoys a standard of living among the highest in the world. Almost 70 per cent of Canadians own their own homes, with a higher percentage owning durable goods, such as automobiles, refrigerators, washing machines, television, telephones and radios. Canada also has an extensive health care system and social security network.
Media, entertainment and artistic endeavors are well-developed in Canada. Canada's highly sophisticated broadcasting system includes more than 1,900 AM and FM radio stations and some 1387 television stations to serve, entertain and educate the listening and viewing audience. A wide range of cultural activities is also available, including museums, galleries, live theatre, dance and music performances and concerts.
Beautiful Environment : While Canada has big cities, they also preserve a huge amount of unsettled land and a thriving national and provincial parks system. The temperature varies a great deal in Canada. Certain cities almost never have snow in the winter while other cities may get a lot. There’s something for everyone, including indoor and outdoor recreational activities at no or low cost. Canada's four distinct seasons means you'll always be surrounded by a variety of weather, each affording their own special pleasures.Canadians place a high value on their natural environment. Students who come to Canada will witness one of the most beautiful, natural environments in the world. Canada is also a country of diverse geography, and there is much to experience in its great outdoors: from the lush coastline of British Columbia, the majestic Rocky Mountains of Alberta, the big skies of the prairies, to the 'maple sugar country' in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence and the rugged hills and picturesque coastline of the Atlantic Provinces
A Safe Place To Study : Canada is considered to be a relatively peaceful, safe and orderly country. Canada is a safe place to live and study. Crime rate is very low and people are able to travel freely about the country without concern. Police is friendly and professional and have outstanding relationships with the communities they serve. Canada is at peace with all its neighbors and spends far more on health care than on armed forces.
According to the UN’s Human Development Index (HDI), a survey of such things as literacy, education, poverty and life expectancy used to measure a country’s well being, Canada ranks in the top five countries in the world. Countries that rank high in this index are politically and economically safe and stable.
Academic Excellence : Canada has one of the world’s best education systems, with outstanding programs in virtually all fields. At the undergraduate level, excellent programs exist in traditional disciplines, as well as in professional fields.
Internationally recognised degrees : Students applying for jobs anywhere round the world with a degree from Canada are highly sought after by employers.This is because employers seek graduates with a global perspective and completing your degree overseas is a great way of achieving this.
Opportunity of employment in Canada : International students who have graduated from a Canadian university or college have the opportunity to work in Canada for up to one year after they receive their degree or diploma.International students can work on campus without a work permit. International students can aslo do work off-campus, subject to some visa conditions.
A multicultural country : Canada is home to a large number of aboriginal people, called First Nations. Over the past century and a half, Canada has welcomed 15 million immigrants.Canada has a national policy for multiculturalism and works to ensure that people's customs and traditions are preserved and respected.
Inexpensive medical insurance : Compared to other countries, medical insurance is inexpensive in Canada yet the services that Canadian hospitals provide are among some of the most advanced and accessible in the world.
While Canada has big cities, they also preserve a huge amount of unsettled land and a thriving national and provincial parks system.The temperature varies a great deal in Canada. Certain cities almost never have snow in the winter while other cities may get a lot.There's something for everyone, including indoor and outdoor recreational activities at no or low cost. Canada's four distinct seasons means you'll always be surrounded by a variety of weather, each affording their own special pleasures.
A welcoming destination : Canadians can be reserved with newcomers but are generally very welcoming and respectful of differences. Canada's educational institutions encourage new students from abroad and many have targets to increase their numbers of international students. One thing is for sure - the time you spend studying in Canada will be an experience you will never forget!