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Top 10 reasons to study in Canada

December 2020

Every year an increasing number of students decide to study in Canada. This can be attributed to its high-quality education at economical rates. Courses in Canada are recognized across the globe. These are some of the many reasons why study in Canada for Indian students has continued to be prominent.

Here are the top 10 reasons to study in Canada


  • When compared to other study abroad destinations, education in Canada is economical. However, at the same time, there is no compromise in the quality of education offered. But this also means that since the courses are economical, the entry requirements become competitive.
  • The economical nature of courses in Canada can be attributed to the fact that the country’s inflation rate has remained the lowest in the industrialized world.

Permanent Residency

  • If students meet the minimum eligibility criteria of 67 points, they can make an application for permanent residency. Moreover, if the student is in the country itself the process can take 15-18 months.


  • Every year over 3 lacs immigrants make their way to Canada. Those students who have Canadian credentials and work experience can apply for permanent residency without leaving the country.

Work Opportunities

  • Full-time students are permitted to work off-campus without a work permit for up to 20 hours per week and full-time during breaks.
  • Students on the completion of their program can work up to 3 years depending on the length of their study program.

Programs Offered

  • Universities and colleges in Canada offer a range of programs that include Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diplomas / Certificates, Master's Degree, Doctorate or Ph.D.
  • The practical nature of these programs is a major pull-factor.

Co-op Programs

  • Several programs may even have a paid co-op term where one gets hands-on experience working in the industry. These may even be paid coops.

Safe Environment

  • Colleges and universities in Canada ensure that they take every possible step for the safety of students. Most institutions have their campus security, throughout the day.

Multicultural Society

  • A melting pot of culture, it welcomes students from across the globe which allows the holistic development of all involved.
  • The country has primary two official languages which are English and French. Quebec hosts a major part of the French-speaking population but they are widely spread across the country as well. Other than Quebec all provinces have English as their main language.

Quality Education

  • When compared to other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Canada spends the highest amount of per capita income on education.
  • A degree attained from Canada is recognized across the globe. This means education from Canada is a pathway to a successful career.
  • Not just this but a significant portion of universities in Canada have high international rankings.
  • Quality education and competitive entry requirements are major features of the Canadian education system. Thus, it comes as no surprise that through the years the number of international students who decide to study in Canada is rising.

Living Conditions

  • A United Nations survey has found Canada to be the best place in the world to live.
  • Canada earns high marks for its access to education, high life expectancy and low crime rates.
  • Canada ranked 1st for "Best Quality of Life for International Students" by the US news best countries ranking (2018).

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