Canada, though a cold country has always been a hot destination for students wishing to pursue higher educational goals in some of the world’s highest rated quality education institutions. As for those seeking gainful employment opportunities, the Maple Leaf has never disappointed.
Here are a few reasons why Canada
Did you know that Canada claimed the number one spot in categories ranging from “best place to live” to “best place to study,” It has also earned many accolades for itself making it the best place for working, visiting and investing.
Canada became the first country to officially to declare multiculturalism as a policy? The 1971 Multiculturalism Policy of Canada affirms the rights of all citizens regardless of race, ethnic origin, language or religion. This policy translates into a harmonious breeding of various cultures, backgrounds, ethnicity and race. English and French are the two official languages of Canada.
Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto, the country’s largest cities are touted as cities of opportunities and growth. It is a personal favourite of a lot of students and professionals who dream to make it big in Canada.
2. World renowned Universities:
Canada is a home to reputable Universities and premier Colleges that attract students across the globe every year. The international market has a high regard for Canadian universities due to their high academic standards. The education quality in Canada is not the only reason luring foreign students to their shores. Apart from the achieving a benchmark in academic standards and using rigorous quality controls and laying an emphasis on research has earned Canada all the right ticks’ when it comes to choosing a country to study abroad.
3. Affordable Education:
Recently Canada’s International Education Strategy announced its goal to double the number of full-time international students to 450,000 by the year 2022, which is big news. Interestingly, Canada’s per capita investment in education is much higher than other industrialized countries. No wonder, the cost of education is comparatively affordable as compared to her study-abroad-destination-counterparts (the U.S. and U.K. and even Australia)
Apart from high academic rankings and a repute for openness to various cultures, it does not comes as a surprise when Canada consistently ranks a whopping eight times (years) by the United Nation as one of the world’s best places to live.
4. Great Job Prospects
International students in Canada reap a number of benefits of studying in a country that has a plethora of job opportunities, the high possibility of obtaining a permanent residence status and eventually gain a citizenship. Canada also focuses on industry-specific applied research, thereby creating employment opportunities for those who are out of college.
When it comes to fields like computer and information technology, particularly in telecommunications, aerospace engineering, aviation, biotechnology, ocean and environmental sciences, Canada is the land of opportunity and growth.
5. High Employment Rate
Job prospects are strong for Canada’s international grads. The country’s universities boast links to more than 5,000 global collaboration agreements. This coupled with Canada’s focus on industry-specific applied research; it comes as no surprise that over 90% of Canadian students gain employment in less than six months after graduation.