Canada is situated in the northern half of North America, sharing its border with USA and covers 41% of the continent. However, due to the climatic conditions, around 4/5th of the entire Canadian population live in the urbanized area near the southern border. Canada has 10 Provinces and 3 territories and Toronto is the largest city in Canada. Canada has been continuously regarded by UN as the best country in the world to live and to study. The government system of Canada is Constitutional Monarchy. However, the prevailing British Monarch also serves as the Canadian Monarch and for Australia and New Zealand as well.
Facts & Figures:
- Canada consists of 10 provinces and 3 territories.
- Ottawa is the capital of Canada.
- The total area covered by Canada is 9,984,670 km2, which is 2nd largest in the world.
- The population of Canada is 36,443,632, which is 37th largest in the world.
- The national language of Canada is English and French.
- The per capita income (PPP) of Canada is $46,199, 20th largest in the world.
Why Study in Canada
- Canada is rated extremely high in terms of quality life and education.
- Canada offers very diverse range of courses.
- Canadian academic programs are comparatively more affordable.
- International students can work while they study in Canada.
- Canada offers wide range of opportunities to establish career after completing studies.
Working while Studying
- Canadian Study Permits will automatically authorize the international students to work off-campus for up to 20 hours per week during the academic session.
- International Students can work full-time during the scheduled breaks without the need to apply for a separate work permit.
Opportunities after Studies
- Upon completion of their studies in Canada, students can apply for work permit under Post Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP).
- Students must have studied full time in Canada and completed a program of study that lasted at least eight months.
- A work permit under PGWPP can be issued for up to three years.