Study in Canada

Canada world class Study destination

Canada has been declared the country with the best reputation in the world for the third consecutive year. In addition to taking home the overall title, Canada claimed the number one spot in categories ranging from “best place to live” to “best place to study,” while also ranking high for working, visiting and investing. Canada is a bilingual country and is considered a world leader in language training. Since teaching French and English as a first and second language is an integral part of a Canadian education, you will be able to improve your fluency and capacity for either language as you further your studies.

CLIMATE: Canada has four distinct seasons, and can get pretty chilly during the winter months. Planning for extreme cold is the key to enduring a Canadian winter: pay attention to weather forecasts and note that good winter clothing is not optional.Like the Canadians say: “There is no bad weather, only bad clothing. Canada may be exceptionally cold in winter, but its people are warm and its academic opportunities are red-hot. By familiarizing yourself with what to expect and preparing in advance, you can ensure a cool transition to Canadian life.

CANADA EDUCATION

Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality control means, that you’ll be earning a high-quality education that will open doors for your future and benefit your career over the long term. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is globally recognized as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States or Commonwealth countries.The quality of education and living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world, but the cost of living and tuition fees for international students are generally lower than in other countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom. As such, Canada is often the preferred choice for students attending college or university.

What is GIC

GIC stands for Guaranteed Investment Certificate, it is a short term liquid investment usually for upto a year offered by Canadian Banks. As per the Citizen Immigration Canada (CIC) requirements, the students applying are required to invest CA$ 10,000 in GIC with Scotia Bank and ICICI BANK in CANADA. If the student is applying under University Category Visa, then GIC is optional for them.

$2,000 CAD plus any accrued interest will be deposited into your personal bank account when you arrive in Canada. For 12 months, you will receive a portion of the balance of your investment back, plus interest. You can use these funds to help pay for living expenses while you’re studying in Canada.

With in 12 months, Student will receive $10,000 CAD investment back. The fee for this program is $200 CAD.

 Work in Canada While Studying:

You may be eligible to work in Canada while studying and after you graduate. You can work up to 20 hours per week during regular school sessions, or while you are studying if you are enrolled in an intensive program that doesn’t have scheduled breaks.

You can work full-time:

· During scheduled breaks, such as winter and summer holidays or spring break.

· After you finish your studies if you have applied for any other work permit.

Post-Graduation Work Permit Program

After completion of graduation, a foreign student can apply for a work permit. The post-graduation work permit is 

 dependent on the length of your study program. If your program was:

 less than eight months                                                         no work permit

 more than eight months but less than two years            same length as your study program

 two years or more                                                                 three years

 more than one program                                                       upto three years

Social Insurance Number (SIN)

You need a SIN to work in Canada or get benefits and services from government programs.

 You apply for a SIN with Service Canada.

 To apply for a SIN to work off-campus, you must have one of these conditions printed on your study permit

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES WHERE SOPHIYA PLACE STUDENTS

Athabasca University
MacEwan University
Mount Royal University
University of Alberta
University of Calgary
University of Lethbridge
Capilano University
Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Royal Roads University
Simon Fraser University
Thompson Rivers University
University of British Columbia
University of Victoria
University of the Fraser Valley
University of Northern British Columbia
Vancouver Island University
Brandon University
University College of the North
University of Manitoba

University of Winnipeg
Université de Saint-Boniface
Mount Allison University
St. Thomas University
University of New Brunswick
Université de Moncton
Memorial University of
Newfoundland
Acadia University
Cape Breton University
Dalhousie University
University of King’s College
Mount Saint Vincent University
NSCAD University
Saint Francis Xavier University
Saint Mary’s University
Université Sainte-Anne
Algoma University
Brock University
Carleton University
Dominican University College
Lakehead University

Laurentian University
McMaster University
Nipissing University
OCAD University
Queen’s University
Saint Paul University
Royal Military College of Canada
Ryerson University
Trent University
University of Guelph
University of Ontario Institute of
Technology
University of Ottawa
University of Toronto
Huron University College
University of Waterloo
University of Western Ontario
University of Windsor
Wilfrid Laurier University
York University
University of Prince Edward Island
Bishop’s University

Concordia University
École de technologiesupérieure
Écolenationaled’administration publique
ÉcolePolytechnique de Montréal
HEC Montréal
Institut national de la
recherchescientifique
McGill University
Université de Montréal
Université de Sherbrooke
Université du Québec en Abitibi-
Témiscamingue
Université du Québec en Outaouais
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Université du Québec à Rimouski
Université du Québec à Trois-
Rivières
Université Laval
First Nations University of Canada
University of Regina
University of Saskatchewan

LIST OF COLLEGES WHERE SOPHIYA PLACE STUDENTS

Alberta College of Art and Design
Algonquin College
Assiniboine Community College
Aurora College
Bow Valley College
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Cambrian College of Applied Arts and
Technology
Camosun College
Canadore College of Applied Arts and
Technology
Capilano University
Carlton Trail College
Cégep André-Laurendeau
Cégep de Chicoutimi
Cégep de Jonquière
Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles
Cégep de La Pocatière
Cégep de Rimouski
Cégep de Saint-Jérôme
Cégep de Saint-Laurent
Cégep de Sainte-Foy
Cégep de Sept-Îles
Cégep de Sherbrooke
Cégep de Trois-Rivières
Cégep de Victoriaville
Cégep Édouard-Montpetit
Cégep Garneau
Cégep Heritage College
Cégep John Abbott College
Cégep Limoilou
Cégep Marie-Victorin
Cégep régional de Lanaudière
Cégep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Centennial College
Centre for Nursing Studies
Champlain Regional College
Collège André-Grasset
Collège Boréal
Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick
Collège de l’île
Collège de Maisonneuve
Collège Éducacentre
Collège LaSalle

Collège Mathieu
Collège Montmorency
Collège nordique francophone
College of New Caledonia
College of the North Atlantic (CNA)
College of the Rockies
Collège Shawinigan
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and
Advanced Learning
Confederation College
Cumberland College
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus of Dalhousie
University
Douglas College
Dumont Technical Institute
Durham College
École technique et professionnelle, Université
de Saint-Boniface
Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and
Technology
First Nations Technical Institute
Fleming College
George Brown College
Georgian College of Applied Arts and
Technology
Grande Prairie Regional College
Great Plains College
Holland College
Humber College Institute of Technology &
Advanced Learning
Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec
Justice Institute of British Columbia
Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI)
Keyano College
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
La Cité
Lakeland College
Lambton College of Applied Arts and
Technology
Langara College
Lethbridge College
Loyalist College
Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology
Marine Institute

Medicine Hat College
Michener Institute of Education at UHN
Mohawk College
Native Education College
New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
New Brunswick Community College
Niagara College
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
NorQuest College
North Island College
North West College
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
Northern College
Northern Lakes College
Northern Lights College
Northlands College
Northwest Community College
Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
Nunavut Arctic College
Okanagan College
Olds College
Parkland College
Portage College
Red Deer College
Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and
Technology
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Sault College
Selkirk College
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Sheridan College
Southeast College
St. Clair College
St. Lawrence College
Thompson Rivers University
Université Sainte-Anne
University College of the North
University of the Fraser Valley
Vancouver Community College
Vancouver Island University
Vanier College
Yukon College

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