There are lots of reasons for which international students prefer Canada as a popular study destination. Lets discuss some of them.
Top ranked universities
There are more than 100 universities in Canada and most of them are considered as top ranked universities in the world. Canadian universities are recognized for high profile research work and they offer lots of scholarship for international students at bachelor , masters and PhD level.
According to Wikipedia multiculturalism in Canada was officially adopted by the government during the 1970s and 1980s.The Canadian federal government has been described as the instigator of multiculturalism as an ideology because of its public emphasis on the social importance of immigration. At present Canada aims to bring in over 1.2 million immigrants over 3 next years. So it’s a huge opportunity for international students to settle in Canada after completion of their study.
Canada holds one of the foremost beautiful natural environments. Canada is famous for incredible landscape: spreading from the shores of British Columbia, the Alberta majestic Rockies, the expanse of high prairie for “maple sugar city”, rugged mountains and so on.
Low cost of living:
In the last three years, the Canadian rate of inflation is the lowest as compared to industrialized countries. Canadian institutions charge fewer tuition fees for international students compared to their counterparts in competing countries and maintain excellent academic quality also. However, in admissions, it’s more competitive but the fees are cheaper.
High standard of living:
According to QS World University Rankings, three Canadian cities, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, made the list of the top 50 student cities. The ranking was based on several criteria, including affordability, the diversity of the student population, and employers’ perception of graduates on the job market.
In Canada, students are allowed to work as a part timers during their course. Students can work up to 20 hours per week which help them to maintain financially sound life.