Home of some of the most respectable universities and colleges, Canada is the top study destination for Indian students. Canada’s study, work, and immigrant advantages attract tens of thousands of international students not only from India but around the world every year. More than 642,480 students choose Canada for higher studies in 2019. The country is also known for its diverse culture and majestic sceneries and has been ranked number one for Quality of Life by USNEWS. Also, it holds the 2nd position in overall rankings that includes factors like Adventure, Citizenship, Cultural Influence, Business, etc.
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Canada spends more per capita on its Education System than any other country. Canadian Institutes with the first-class infrastructure offer easy access to a wide variety of technology as Canada is a safe country for pursuing education. Canada is famous for its education system. Canadian degrees are considered equivalent to the degrees from the US, Australia, and other Europe countries.
The Student Direct Stream (SDS) is a fast track student visa process that allows students of some countries, including India, to apply in a simplified manner at Canadian post-secondary designated learning institutes. If the student meets all the requirements, then he may get his or her visa within 20 days.
Benefits of SDS program:
A vast number of courses with a practical approach makes Canada an excellent destination to study abroad. The foremost goal of the Canadian Education System is to make students successful in every aspect of life.
International Students holding a Canadian degree can work across the globe in highly reputed organizations. Many degrees and diploma programs are available for students from different countries in Canadian academic institutes.
International students can continue Education in Canada’s top Universities because of the reasonable fee structure as compared to other nations. Canadian degrees are well-reputed. Students can also work while studying to benefit from internship opportunities. Moreover, there are a considerable number of benefits of studying in Canada.
Students have to meet several requirements for getting admission in Canadian Colleges or Universities. Students must have an offer letter of the College/University before applying for a study permit. Moreover, students must have an IELTS scorecard with a minimum of 6 bands overall. Some documents are also required for the Canadian Visa process.
The Interviewer may request some additional documents including:
Students must have a Canadian Study Permit in order to study in Canada. the application can be applied online or through a paper application. The paper application can be obtained from the citizenship and immigration Canada (CIC) website. But it is recommendable to check the processing time in advance as paper applications typically take about twice as long.
Here is the process for obtaining a Canadian Student Visa:
International Students can work in Canada during their studies and earn enough to pay their daily expenses. Permission of working hours is different according to the type of course. Usually, students can work up to 20 hours per week during the course and can work full time during the vacations. There are an ample number of Colleges and Universities which offer Co-op/internship programs to the students.
|S. No.||Institution Name|
|2||Fairleigh Dickinson University|
|3||University of Canada West|
|4||University of Waterloo|
|8||Cape Breton University|
|9||University of Saskatchewan|
|10||University of Manitoba|
|11||University of New Brunswick|
|13||Wilfrid Laurier University|
|15||Memorial University of Newfoundland (Grenfell campus)|
|16||North Island College|
|19||Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology|
|20||Vancouver Island University|
|21||Vancouver Community College|
|22||University of Fraser Valley|
|23||St. Lawrence College - Alpha|
|24||St. Lawrence College - Kingston|
|25||Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning|
|26||Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology|
|30||Northern - Pures|
|32||Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology|
|33||Medicine Hat College|
|34||Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology|
|36||Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology|
|38||College of New Caledonia|
|39||College of the Rockies|
|44||Humber College Institute of Learning and Advanced Learning|
|45||Kwantlen Polytechnic University|
|46||Thompson River University|
|47||University of Prince Edward Island|
|49||Mount Saint Vincent University|
|50||University of Regina|
|52||Great Plains College|
|53||ISI, L'institut Supérieur d'Informatique|
|54||University of Lethbridge|
|59||College of the North Atlantic|
|63||Toronto School of Management|
|67||University of Northern British Columbia|
|68||Mount Allison University|
|71||CEGEP - Marie Victorin|
|75||Northern Lights College|
|76||Red Deer College|
|77||Academie Du Savoir|
|79||St Michel College|
|80||St. Mary's University|
|81||Kings University College|
|84||Coast Mountain College|
|88||Langara College (Centre for Entertainment Arts)|