According to Forbes, International Students are choosing to study in Canada in record numbers. Year after year the United Nations ranks Canada as one of the best places to live. With high academic standards, a multicultural society, a safe and welcoming environment, and vast natural landscapes, it’s no wonder why over 404,000 International Students choose Canada as the place to further their studies. As other countries, such as the United States see a plateau in International Student enrollments. Canada's enrollment continues to soar.Why are International Students Choosing Canada?
Canada offers high-quality education, with strict standards and guidelines. Degrees, diplomas, and certifications obtained in Canada are globally recognized, setting you up for great career success.
Canada is a very multicultural society. Almost all of the world’s ethnic groups are represented here. You are able to find grocery stores, restaurants, clubs, and associations of all ethnic backgrounds. There are also many events held throughout the year, celebrating various cultures and their traditions.
Canada is a country filled with magnificent landscapes. From parks, beaches, mountains, and forests, it creates a great environment for many outdoor activities. Canada also experiences four distinct seasons, Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, each season creating the perfect scenario for various activities.
Canada is recognized as a very safe and welcoming country. Canada has a low crime rate (1.6 per 100,000 while in the US it is 4.5 per 100,000). Canada is known as a mosaic country meaning there is a mix of ethnic groups, languages, and cultures.
The Canadian Government offers a Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) to students who obtained a diploma in Canada and are looking to gain work experience and develop their professional skills. PGWP allows you to work anywhere in Canada, for any employer, for up to three years. Work experience gained on a PGWP can also contribute towards your eligibility for permanent immigration programs.