Why Study in Canada?
- Tuition fees for international students in Canada are much lower than comparable to the countries like USA, UK and Australia.
- Canada offers a wide choice of over 96 universities (as of 2016) and 150 colleges and technical institutes, featuring virtually every program imaginable.
- Possibility of paid internships while studying. Post study work permit with fair job opportunities.
- Possibility of permanent residency.
- Thirteen Universities from Canada are recognised in the world’s top 200.
- A safe, stable country that has an excellent health care system.
- A degree or diploma from Canadian educational institutions is instantly recognized around the world as being of the highest standard.
- Canada spends more per capita on education than any other country in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
- There are 100,000 international students from all parts of the world annually in Canada.
- Canada is renowned all over the world for its tradition of hospitality and tolerance.
- The Canadian multicultural society ensures that you will be welcomed and made to feel at home during your stay.
- Canada is a world leader in software development, telecommunications, aerospace, engineering, urban transport, biotechnology, mining technology and environmental industries.
- As a student, you have a wealth of research and scholars to draw upon a variety of disciplines.
- Canada offers you an opportunity to be a part of one of the best educational systems in the world.
- Its multicultural cosmopolitan attitude makes it a wonderful destination for foreign students.
- You can opt from diverse range of courses offered, from marine biology to accountancy, to aviation.
STUDENT PARTNER PROGRAM (SPP):
The Student Partners Program (SPP) is a joint pilot project between Canadian visa offices in India Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC). Student Applications under this SPP program receive quick processing and a fair decision based on the documents submitted by the students. A student visa application refused under SPP once is not eligible to reapply under SPP.
The major intakes:
Major Intakes: September, January.
Minor Intake: May
Type of Certification:
- Certificate/ Diploma/ UG Diploma Qualification: A programme which is usually one to three years in duration, and is offered at colleges.
- Undergraduate/bachelor’s degrees qualification: A programme awarded by a university after four years of full-time study, and leads to graduate level studies.
- Post Graduate Diploma / Graduate Certificate: One to two year study after bachelor studies.
- Masters /Post Graduate degrees qualification: A pre-requisite to participate in graduate studies is an undergraduate / bachelors degree (4 years). It comprises of minimum two years of full time studies based on either course work or thesis.
- Doctoral / Ph D qualification: A minimum of 2 to 5 year full time study under supervision that involves research.
Types of Institutions:
Post-secondary education is offered by four types of educational institutions:
- University Colleges
- Community Colleges/Technical Institutes
- Career Colleges
- Canadian universities are largely public funded organisations.
- They offer consistently high quality education at lower tuition fee for international
- They offer a broad range of courses and degrees from undergraduate to doctorate and also few certificate and professional degrees.
- They offer students a choice of either more practical-oriented college diplomas and certificates or academic oriented university degree programmes.
- They are distinguished by their strong campus environments, strong student support services and small classes.
- They also offer diploma programmes/combined degree and university transfer programmes.
Community colleges and technical institutes:
- More vocational-related curriculum is offered at these institutions. They have small size classes with off-campus course offerings. The interactive teaching style incorporating greater ratio of laboratory space to classroom space.
- The uniqueness of Canadian colleges lies in the combination of employer-centred curriculum.
- These institutes have the primary function of responding to the training needs of industry, business and public service sectors.
- Most of these institutes offer diplomas and certificates rather than degrees.
Technical/ Career Colleges:
- This is a privately owned and operated school.
- The main objective of preparing students for the job market after a short period of instruction.
- The emphasis at career colleges is on practical skills over a broad range of programmes.
- They specialize in such areas as computers, business and secretarial skills.
- These institutes are provincially approved and regulated, ensuring that programmes quality and standards are maintained.
Education Cost for Studying in Canada:
Cost of higher education in Canada is quite reasonable as compared to the cost of studying in the Australia, UK, USA and New Zealand.
Tuition Fee (CAD$):
- Undergraduate Bachelor Degree – $15,000
- Postgraduate Masters Degree – $10,000 to $16,000
- $3000 – $7500
Minimum Cost of Living (CAD$):
- Average Total – $30,000 per annum
LIVING EXPENSES :
The living expenses range from CDN $ 7,000-11,000 per year. The expenses are high in large cities like Vancouver and Montreal. Average cost of accommodation in Canada is about CDN $ 410
Students considering Canada are suggested to start the application procedure eight to twelve months earlier to the intake. Scholarship deadlines vary amongst institutions. In order to get the advantage of the possible Canadian scholarships, we advise you to walk into VIPRO GLOBAL Education Offices as early as possible. We will give you complete information on the Canada Scholarship procedure.
List of Documents required for Canada admission process:
- Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree, Mark Sheets including Backlogs.
- Official transcripts required for university admission. WES may be required.
- Evidence of. IELTS, TOEFL,GMAT,GRE etc. (where necessary for the programme)
- Two academic references.
- Two references from employers (where applicable)
- Passport sized photographs.
- Statement of Purpose (SOP).
- Application fees, if applicable.
- Portfolio (for Design, Art & Architecture Courses)
- Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities.
Note: The documents required for individual courses and universities may vary.
Admission and Visa process for Study in Canada:
To be assured of obtaining the best quality advice about the opportunities available for studying in Canada, students should register with VIPRO GLOBAL. After registration all students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages, maximising their chances of getting admission in the institutions of their choice. This is how VIPRO GLOBAL works on the Canada admission process.
- Register with VIPRO GLOBAL to obtain best quality advice.
- VIPRO GLOBAL makes an assessment of your Academic qualifications, financial status, work experience, career goals as well as aspirations and life interests.
- VIPRO GLOBAL evaluates the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.
- VIPRO GLOBAL shortlists University & Courses that match your profile.
- VIPRO GLOBAL goes through student written Statement of Purpose, Resume and Letters of Recommendation and suggest for modifications if required.
- VIPRO GLOBAL helps in completing application forms to get the admission from the desired institution.
- VIPRO GLOBAL does the review of all supported documents and visa application to be submitted at high commission and prepare mock interview that student may have with the Canadian High Commission
- VIPRO GLOBAL conduct Pre-Departure session and explain about dos and don’ts in Canada
Note: Contact VIPRO GLOBAL to know more about the Canada admissions process.