The country of maple syrup, ice hockey and northern lights is famous for not only these wonderful things but also for the welcoming and polite nature of people. Canada is home to many immigrants from all over the world which makes the country richer in cultural and religious aspect. The country welcomes people of all races, religion and ethnic background which make the country great for any international student wanting to study in Canada.

Canada is second largest country in the world by total area and is located in the northern part of North America. It comprises of three provinces and ten territories. Canada has two official languages: English and French, and its official currency are Canadian Dollar. The country has constantly ranked high in terms of quality education and standard of living, Canada also ranks 11th for the highest GDP in the world.

For international students who are interested in studying in Canada but have confusion in any of the process can directly contact our team of experts, they will help find answers to your questions.

Benefits of Studying in Canada

  • Quality and internationally recognized degrees
  • A wide range of study options available
  • Affordable education & living cost
  • Safe, multicultural and welcoming country
  • Post Study Work Visa facilities for students

Canada has affordable education fees in comparison to other developed countries such as Australia, and New Zealand. And for an international student, the cost of studying in Canada and living expenses vary between $20,000 and $30,000, in Canadian dollars per year. However, cost of studying in Canada can change a lot depending on the enrolled program, institution, city and the standards of living expenses as costs vary across programs and provinces.

Generally, students are required to show evidence of $10,000 for 12 months living expenses for a student for Canadian High Commission New Delhi. Additional $4,000 will be required for spouse and another $3,000 for each dependent. This amount includes accommodation, food, transportation, books, and clothing.

Canada is known for being the most educated country in the world, having the literacy rate of 99%. Education System can differ in each province but there is compulsory education in all of the provinces. The Education System is mainly divided into three levels.

  • Primary Education: This levels runs for pupils from age 6 to 7 and goes till they are 13 to 14 years old that is Grade 8. Secondary Education: This level runs from grade 9 to grade 12, which is also known as high school. Post Secondary Education: For this level of education students can choose the university and course of their liking. Canada has internationally recognized universities that offers various courses where students can choose the course that they like, here the length of the course depends on the course they select.

Having multicultural cities and great education system, Canada welcomes more than 350,000 international students each year who aims to fulfill their dreams studying in one of the most known country for quality education. Being great in terms of education, it is well known study destination for students and Canada is comparatively affordable than other developed countries that provides quality education. So, it is a great choice for students who want to study within a budget. Generally you will need about C$20,000 and C$30,000 annually to cover your tuition fees.

Cost of studying varies on what you decide to choose and length of the course. For undergradute program in Education field you will need around $20,875 whereas for Dentistry it can go up to $56,621. Universities in Canada offers various scholarships to international students, and if you want to apply for it and learn more about it you can book an appointment with us so we can help you find the right scholarship for you.

Quality of living and employment opportunities in Canada attracts immigrants from all around the world. You will be able to meet and interact with individuals from every corner of the world while you study there, Canada welcomes people from different races, ethnic groups and is a hub for international students. Living cost in Canada greatly varies on the fact where you plan on staying. For example, the cost of one-bedroom apartment in Toronto can cost 1,400 CAD per month more than in Québec.

The more you stay near popular areas like Toronto, Vancouver the more there is chance of finding accommodations that are expensive. As for job opportunities you will be able to find one depending on your skills and degree that you’ve acquired. Even after you graduate from Canada you will be able to to apply for post graduate work permit where you’ll be able to work up to 3 years and use your knowledge.

Canadian degree is well reputed so after completing your studies you will not have difficulty finding a job. The standard of living and job opportunities makes Canada a great place for international students. Canada is relatively safer and is warm and friendly to new people so students will feel comfortbale adjusting with the environment and lifestyle.


Step by Step Student visa process for Canada

It is compulsory for all foreign students to obtain a student authority and visa before migrating to study in Canada. A student must also meet the requirements of the Canadian Immigration Act and Regulations under normal circumstances. Visa decision turnaround timeframe is minimum of 4 to 6 weeks. Visa Application Process for Canada is as below:

Step 1: Apply for Admission in College/University

Step 2: Pay Tuition Fee

Step 3: Purchase of GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate)

Step 4: Undertake Medicals from registered panel doctors

Step 5: Visa Lodgment (paper, and online both option available)

Step 6: Visa Decision

Step 7:  Fly to Canada!

Student visa applicant needs to fulfill the following criteria to be eligible for a student permit visa:

  • Student has accepted by a designated learning institute (DLI).
  • Student has to prove that you have adequate funds to pay your tuition fee and living expenses.
  • Student has to prove that you have a clean background and no criminal record. The aspirants need to produce a police certificate to prove this.
  • Student has to do a health checkup and produce a medical certificate that certifies that you are in good health.

After you submit your documents it can take from 2 to 7 weeks for your visa to be ready, so you should apply for it beforehand just to be sure you get it on time. There is also standard visa fee that should be paid which is C$150. The documents that are required might differ according to the province you go to or course you have chosen. If you want to study in Canada and any of these steps confuses you, make sure to contact us. We are team of G&K and will help you make the process easier.


Step By Step Student Visa Process for UK

To apply for Tier 4 (General) student visa, your course must last longer than 6 months. Before you get to apply for the visa you should make sure to follow these things:

  • You should check if you qualify for the student visa or not.
  • A completed visa application form
  • Proof that you have been accepted for the course you applied for: An offer letter from the univeristy you’re applying for is necessary for the visa application process.
  • Enough funds: There must be proof provided to support that you can maintain the lifestyle and take care of the expenses while staying in the UK. The amount you need to show in the process needs to cover the fee for the whole year and living cost for 9 months while you study you are there.
  • Online application: You will need to register and create an account on the UK Visa Website that will help you receive message containing your application number.
  • Payment of application fee: There are various ways of how you can make the payment for the application fee such as payment at Standard Chartered Bank branch, payment at visa application centre after you submit your visa or you can opt to pay it online from MasterCard.
  • Appointment at visa application centre: You must book an appointment at the visa application centre and visit the centre on the appointed date. Here you can submit your application, fingerprints, passport size photos and the documents that may be required.

Because UK is an English speaking country you should also submit your IELTS score when you apply for the university. And make sure to apply 3 months before your course starts. Above are some things that the students should follow and if you face any confusion with the visa process please feel free to contact our staff members, who are more than happy to help you with the process.