A Concise Feature – Study in Canada

Posted on March 12, 2013 by Akshay Study Abroad in Applications, IELTS, Study Abroad

Canada is a recognized middle power and a member of many international institutions, including the G7, G8, G20, NATO, NAFTA, OECD, WTO, Commonwealth of Nations, Francophonie, OAS, APEC, and the United Nations.

What makes Canada Special?

Canada is geographically one of the best countries of the world. It abounds in natural beauty. The United Nations ranked Canada as one of the best places in the world to live. Canada is one of the world’s most developed nations, with the ninth highest per capita income globally, and the sixth highest ranking in human development. Subsequently, Canada ranks among the highest in international measurements of education, government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, and economic freedom.  Canada is the world’s eleventh-largest economy. It’s a safe, stable country. It provides its citizens with very good social security measures and powerful human rights. Medical facility is free for the citizens.  All these reasons make Canada one of the most favorable countries to live in and a wonderful country to obtain education from and settle in.

Specific reasons for studying in Canada

Canada is one of the world’s top education performers and among the top 3 OECD countries in spending per capita on public postsecondary education. Canada is the home of some of the world’s top research facilities and academic institutions. Canada’s education system is excellent and ranks among the best in the world. The learning takes place in supportive academic environments where professors are approachable and classrooms reflect the cultural diversity of the land. There are many diploma courses offered. Graduate diploma (1 year) is for students who wish to pursue under graduation level studies in short duration and post-graduate diploma (1 year) is for students who wish to pursue graduation or post graduation level diploma. In the Ontario state, there are Ontario College Graduate Certificate (OCGC) programs offered by various community colleges. These programs are of postgraduate level and offered in varied areas as Management, Engineering, Hospitality, Culinary arts, Animation and many more. After completing these PG courses students get work permits for the period ranging from 1 year to 3 years.  Owing to the SPP (Student Partnership Programme), the processing of student visa is fast and hassle free.

Courses best done in Canada

Engineering and MBA courses of Canadian universities are very prestigious and getting into the top Canadian universities is very competitive. Graduate Certificates or PG Diplomas (mentioned above) are highly popular options among Indian students. The main reasons to opt for a 1 year diploma course are the economical fees and easy admission criteria.

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