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Faqs About Study In Canada

July 2022

Canada is increasingly becoming one of the most popular study destinations among international students. It plays host to more than 1,90,000 students every year. It is a country with the highest standard of living. Students choose to study in Canada because it is a safe country with a peace-loving nation. The universities provide 24/7 security on their campus. There's a programme called "Walk Safe" in which people get assistance with public transportation late at night. Canada also offers ample courses along with a Co-Op program. It is one of the most beautiful countries. Some students have doubts related to Universities in Canada, Canada student visas, and many others, so here are frequently asked questions to help you clear your doubts.

Study Abroad Canada

What is a study permit?

A study permit is also known as a student visa. It is a temporary immigration document that allows the student to stay in Canada. International students who enrolled in some courses that are for a duration of more than 6 months are required to have a study permit.

Can I work in Canada as a student?

Yes!! as an international student one can work in Canada while studying. It is only available to students who have valid student permits.

Do I need a study permit for all the courses in Canada?

For students who are taking courses that last less than 6 months, study permits aren't required. But if the course is more than 6 months then a study permit is required. For the courses that last less than 6 months, the student can apply for a tourist visa.

Do I need health insurance to study in Canada?

International students do need overseas health insurance during their study in Canada. If you do not have valid health insurance for the duration of your program, your study permit may get refused.

Are scholarships available in Canada?

Yes!! Scholarships are available in Canada. It is based on a merit system and varies from university to university.

Is IELTS required to submit a study permit application?

Yes!! IELTS scores are required to gain admission to universities in Canada.

What are the IELTS scores required to study in Canada?

To study in Canada, students must score a minimum of 5.5 in each band of the IELTS with an overall band score of at least 6.0 for undergraduate and diploma degrees. For postgraduate degrees, the student must score at least 6.0 in each band and 6.5 in the overall band.

What is biometric identification?

Canada requires some countries to have their biometrics provided. Indians applying to study in Canada from India need to go through the biometric process. All travelers from the age of 14 to 79 must go through this process..

What is the processing time for a study permit?

The study permit needs at least 8 weeks to process.

Do I need to show funds while applying for the study permit?

Yes!! Students need to show their funds while applying for a study permit as it will prove that the student won't have any financial issues during the course period.

Is it possible to stay in Canada after graduation?

Canadian Immigration policy offers students to stay or to settle in Canada after graduation. A popular option available is Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP).

Is it possible to come to Canada for a pre-study visit?

Yes!! Students can come to Canada to explore before the course starts.

For further assistance or queries students can contact us, Edwise International, and avail 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.

Also read: 5 Best Study Abroad Programs for Indian Students

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