Choose to Studying in Canada and you’ll have the opportunity to experience vastly different cultures. From the province of Manitoba to the ski slopes of British Columbia and cities like Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver with a tolerant and multicultural environment. One can experience all these in one country.
Here, are the 10 things you must know before studying in Canada and these are listed below-
Ø CHOOSING YOUR UNIVERSITY- It’s the first and foremost thing one should know depending on their interest and about the course which they are going to be enrolled in. Because sometimes what happens is if someone chooses any random university for doing their course of interest and later on they find that the university which they have chosen doesn’t offer that programme. So, first choose your university and then find the course you are interested in and look at whether it is available or not.
Ø SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS –
Securing scholarships is a great way to avoid the high cost of studying in Canada. As you can enjoy high quality of education without spending too much. But check the options available to you before applying for a scholarship for studying in Canada.
Ø WORKING AND STUDYING –
In Canada you can earn while learning because Canadian government allows upto 20 hours of work per week and full part-time in summers and in vacation.
Ø PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES –
There are some universities in Canada which are publicly funded. So by taking admission to these universities, your degree will be recognized by governments and employers around the world.
Ø CANADA HAS TWO OFFICIAL LANGUAGES-
English and French are the two languages spoken widely in Canada and if you are going to reside in the province of Quebec you must know to speak French because the majority of French speaker resides their only.
Ø ACCOMMODATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS-
There are several benefits for international students like easy access to university and several options which fit in your budget. Home stay is the most important benefit as it allows astudent to feel like they are still at home.
Ø OPENING A BANK ACCOUNT-
Opening a bank account in the host country provides several benefits like you don’t have to worry about exchange rates and submission of fees. And ask several students also like which bank is giving most benefits.
Ø PREPARE YOURSELF TO LIVE IN FOREIGN COUNTRY-
Canada is a multicultural nation all the surroundings will be new to you so, you have to be mentally prepared or otherwise you will find yourself clueless. And try to make out the most of your study abroad experiences.
Ø THE WEATHER-
You have to prepare yourself to adapt in climate totally different from yours. In Canada there is unbearable temperature so prepare yourself with buying jackets, gloves and other things required.
Ø CUT COSTS WHERE POSSIBLE-
You have to set your budget. It means do not over spend on things which you do not need. Always try to keep little money aside so in case of emergency you have your funds.
Studying in Canada is affordable and you also get a high quality of education as you want to. And the average tuition fees and an annual cost of living turns out to be very low compared to other countries.
Canada has an intake of average 5 lakh students per year and the intakes are done thrice every year starting from as follows-
- Winter intakes starting from January
- Summer intakes starting from April
- Fall intakes starting from September
There are various exams which you need to apply to fulfill your dream of studying in Canada which are listed below-
- TOEFL(Test of English as a foreign language)
- GRE(Graduate record exam)
- IELTS(International English language testing system)
- GMAT(General management aptitude test)
The expected date for GRE are-
Ø April 6, 2020
Ø September 16, 2020
Ø October 28, 2020
The expected date of IELTS are-
Ø January 18, 2020
Ø February 1, 2020
Ø February 8, 2020
Doing MBA in Canada gives you so many opportunities to give your career a new height. As there are 3 Canadian universities among the top 50 universities in the world as reported by financial times. And doing an MBA in Canada will give you following advantages such as-
Ø Quality education
Ø Full value for your money
Everybody wants to secure their future and by doing MBA from Canada you will get full value for your money and your degree will also get recognized from employers and government around the world.
MS in Canada which is also called masters is also very popular among foreign students. As the universities will provide you various internships and live projects where you can develop your skills. And MS in Canada costs you around (9-15) lakhs approx.
And for applying in various universities one should have a GPA of 3 on a scale of 4. As per Indian standards CGPA of (7-7.5).
From January 2020 the intakes of admission have started. The interested students can apply through their score of GRE or IELTS and can also check if they are eligible for scholarships or not.
TOP UNIVERSITIES FOR MS IN CANADA ARE LISTED BELOW-
Ø University of Windsor located in Windsor
Ø Queen’s university located in Kingston.
Ø York University located in Toronto.
Ø The University of Montreal located in Montreal.
Ø University of Alberta located in Edmonton.
Ø University of Ottawa located in Ottawa.