Benefits of Studying in Canada

studying in Canada

Benefits of studying in Canada

International student numbers grew by 20%

As of December 31, 2018, there were 572,415 international students in Canada. This number from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)* represents a 16% increase over 2017 in which international student numbers grew by 20%.

Here, we summarized the benefits of studying in Canada:

  • International students in Canada can work for up to 20 hours per week during the semester, and on a full-time basis during school breaks.
  • The tuition fees are usually lower than in other countries.
  • The spouse or common-law partner of an international student may obtain an open work permit, allowing them to work any hours they wish and for any employer.
  • International students in Canada can bring their children to Canada, and the kids can receive FREE public elementary and secondary education in Canada.
  • Graduates can work in Canada for up to three years on an open post-graduation work permit.
  • Students and graduates are also set on a path that may lead to permanent settlement in Canada.

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