Canada is home to some of the best schools in the world.
The number of international students studying in Canada is over 300,000, a figure that is constantly growing. Many of these students are choosing Canada over other developed countries because of certain advantages that studying in Canada can bring.
Individuals who study in Canada receive a top-quality and internationally-respected education, preparing them for professional pursuits in Canada or abroad. Yet, the cost of tuition and living fees in Canada are generally lower than in other developed countries.
To learn more about how you can study in Canada, browse our comprehensive study section and fill out a free assessment to explore your options for studying in Canada.
Studying in Canada
Canada Study Permit. The standard way to study in Canada is with a Canadian study permit. Learn more about obtaining a Canadian study permit.
Study without a Study Permit. Under certain circumstances, you can study in Canada without a study permit. Learn more about studying in Canada without a study permit.
Work While Studying in Canada. For those who need additional funds while studying in Canada, it may be possible to work at the same time. Learn more about working while studying in Canada.
Work after studying in Canada
One of the major advantages of making the decision to study in Canada is that graduates have access to a Post-Graduation Work Permit on completion of their studies in Canada. Post-Graduation Work Permits allow certain individuals who have studied in Canada to stay and work under an open work permit for up to three years, allowing them to enter the Canadian workforce and gain valuable Canadian work experience that may help them to immigrate permanently.
Learn more about Post-Graduation Work Permits.
Transitioning to permanent resident status
Canada wants international students who complete their studies in Canada to form a large portion of the next generation of permanent residents. The following two programs give international students this opportunity
Canadian Experience Class
This program allows those with Canadian study or work experience to immigrate permanently to Canada.
Quebec Experience Class (PEQ)
This program allows those with Quebec study or work experience to immigrate permanently to Quebec as permanent residents of Canada.