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2022 Application Process In Canada

March 2022

Canada - the land of the maple leaf is one of the most coveted destinations for higher education. Regardless of what's on your list - a Master's degree, a multicultural environment, or internationally acclaimed universities, Canada doesn't let you down for being an ideal destination for international students. Canada is undoubtedly a proud country getting an immense number of international students every year.

Over 30 Canadian universities are ranked in the top 300 global universities in the world, according to worldwide rankings made by Times Higher Education, Shanghai University, and QS Rankings. This additionally validates the comprehensive quality of Canadian higher education.

Canada has a flourished economy and a prosperous market offering exceptional opportunities to students who complete their education in Canada.

2022 Application Process In Canada

Intake Alternatives:

There are three different intake options, i.e., Fall, Spring, and Summer. It depends on the students which intake is suitable for them. Several factors to be considered while taking a final call for admission in Canada include - the availability of funds, GRE or GMAT or English proficiency test scores, seats at hand for a specific institution, etc. There is no definite standard with regard to the ideal admission season. But predominantly, a majority of students go for admission in the fall season.

Deadlines for Admissions To 2022 Intakes:

Admission deadlines are pivotal. The timelines are uncompromising, and the chances of getting admission post the deadline is next to impossible. So it's in the best interest of the candidates to adhere to the timelines and plan the admissions accordingly.

 Intake  Universities (Admission Window)  Colleges (Admission Window)
 Fall (Sep-Dec)  December to March (Preceding year)  February to April (Same year)
 Winter (Jan-May)  September to November (Preceding year)  August to September (Preceding year)
 Spring / Summer (May-Aug)  February (Same year)  January to February (Same year)

Application Form and Document Submissions:

Candidates need to complete their application form with precise details to the best of their knowledge. These details are verified at all the stages from admission to visa processing, hence, it is crucial to reassess all the documents before submission on the university portal.

Students should commence submitting the documents at the earliest so that they may edit or upload any additional documentation as per the university requirements.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach as different universities usually have different demands from students. Here are the most common admission requirements:

  1. Graduation certificate/diploma
  2. Filled-in application form
  3. Resume or CV
  4. Letter of intent
  5. Evidence of financial stability.
  6. Two/ Three letters of recommendation

On processing of the documents, universities ask students to appear for personal interviews via emails scheduling appointments for virtual interactions. After the personal interviews, the selected students receive a letter of acceptance from universities within a few weeks of interviews. Along with a prompt reply, students additionally have to pay a certain amount as a non-refundable deposit to ascertain their admission to the university

Visa Processing and Loan Sanctioning:

Settle your health insurance. The received Letter of Acceptance can be used to secure education loans from different financial institutions. Students eligible for scholarships/ financial aids should approach the authorities to get it done.

The last step in the process is to apply for a student visa. The student visa processing time is usually a fortnight however, it can extend well above a month. So, the students need to apply for a student visa as soon as the loan amount is sanctioned.

Top Canadian Universities:

Kingston University London, founded in 1899 offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in specific streams. Within the university, there are four faculties: Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.

Here are a few top Canadian universities you can consider for your study abroad adventure:

  1. University of British Columbia
  2. Thompson Rivers University
  3. Humber College
  4. University of Toronto
  5. York University

Trending courses to study in Canada:

The top courses in Canada are -

  • Architecture
  • Agriculture science
  • Arts, Psychology & Human Resources
  • Business & Finance
  • Bio-science, Medical & Healthcare
  • Culinary Management
  • Core Engineer and Engineering (Mechanical, electrical & civil)
  • Computer & IT related
  • Hospitality Management
  • Media & Journalism
  • Dentistry

Cost of Studying and Accommodation in Canada:

Tuition fees for Bachelor's degree: 550 - 30,000 CAD/year. Tuition fees for Master's degree: 1,075 - 65,000 CAD/year.

The main housing options for students in Canada are: Student residences: 250 - 625 CAD/month, University arranged homestays: 400 - 800 CAD/month, Rent & share an apartment: 300 - 700 CAD/month

For further assistance or queries students can contact us, Edwise International, and avail themselves of our wide range of services for students on destinations like Universities in Canada, study in Canada, study in UK, study in USA, Study in Ireland, study in Australia, study in New-Zealand, study in Singapore and many other countries.

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Also read: 5 Best Study Abroad Programs for Indian Students

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