STUDY IN CANADA - STUDENT VISA (STUDY PERMIT)
BEST OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY, WORK & SETTLE IN CANADA
Canada is one of the best places for higher studies, Advanced quality education, Affordable education, internationally recognised programmes, Innovative and Abundant Research Opportunities, Immigration Possibilities, Healthy and Safe Communities, Work and internship opportunities for international students while they study, Normal life style expenses, long term Advantages, Easy PR, Safe and Secure Country.
The tuition fees in Canada are more reasonable for students compare to other countries. Students are permitted to work for 20 hours per week.
SOME OTHER REASONS FOR CHOOSING CANADA
- Many Opportunities – Universities here provide research support to students who can provide good research ideas.
- Possibility of Immigration after completing the Course – If a candidate decides to study in Canada, he will gain points in three areas: language, education, and work. There will be some additional points if they fall under a certain age group. An education in Canada can give valuable points for various immigration streams such as Express Entry or PNP streams.
- International Students have the option of Working while Studying – Canada provides the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) which helps foreign students obtain job experience in Canada after completing their course of study at a designated learning institute (DLI). The PGWP is valid for three years, depending on the study program’s duration.
- Good Internship Opportunities
STUDENT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
- The minimum eligibility criteria to graduate are you have to score at least 50% from a UGC or AICTE recognized university
- The graduation degree has to be completed within the stipulated time with no gap year
- The client should not have more than 10 backlogs in his/her graduation period
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR STUDENT VISA:
A Student will generally need the following documents for CANADA application:
- English Proficiency
- 10th, 12th and Degree certificates copies
- LOR’S (Letter of Recommendation)
- Valid Passport
- Employer References – 2
- SOP (Statement of Purpose)
- Student Resume
- Certificates of Extracurricular Achievements
- An Acceptance Letter from your Education Institution
- Proof of Payment
- Proof of Financial Funds
- Passport Size Photographs
- Study Permit and Visa
SPOUSE & DEPENDENTS
In general, spouses are given the same rights as students who are already in Canada. Therefore, if the student with a Canada student visa has the right to work, the spouse who comes to join him or her will also have that right. However, if the spouse wants to study in Canada, they will have to apply for a separate study visa.
The children can stay for the duration till their study visa is valid in Canada. Minor children can pursue their school education in the country provided that their parents are either working or studying. The child must be below the age of 22. Children above 22 years who are not financially independent due to a physical or mental condition are also considered as dependents.
REQUIREMENT FOR WORK AUTHORIZATION FOR STUDENTS
- Students must be over 18 years of age
- International students in Canada universities can work on-campus or off-campus for up to 20 hours during university semesters and full-time during breaks such as the winter or summer holidays, without the need for a work permit
- Foreign students who are studying in a program that requires work experience such as through a co-op or internship program
Intakes for Applying to Study in CANADA
Canada universities and colleges offer three intakes. They are also be referred as semesters in some institutions.
We would advise you to apply well in advance because admissions and scholarships get difficult when you apply closer to the deadline. It is always feasible to apply 6 to 9 months before the academic session starts.
Part-time Work During Studies
Students are allowed to work part-time 20 hours per week on campus/ off campus and full-time during holidays while studying the course.
In Canada, minimum wages vary in different provinces. Under the Constitution of Canada, the responsibility for enacting and enforcing labor law including minimum wages in Canada rests with the ten provinces. Minimum wages vary between 8 – 10.25 cd$ per hour depending upon the province.
Work Opportunities after Studies
A Post-Graduation Work Permit cannot be valid longer than the length of time you studied in Canada. For example, students graduating from a four-year degree program might be eligible for a three-year work permit.
Students graduating from an eight-month certificate program would only be eligible for a work permit of eight months
- Diploma and Bachelor degrees: IELTS 6.0/ 6.5 band with no band less than 5.5/ 6.0
- Graduate Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma: 6.0/ 6.5
- Masters degrees: 6.5 band with no band less than 6.0
AVERAGE COST OF STUDYING IN CANADA:
Tuition fees in Canada universities vary by institution and province, but the cost is generally more affordable when compared to other countries around the world. Technical and medical courses are more expensive than arts courses.
On an average, the tuition and fees range from CAD 7,000 to CAD 35,000 per year for an international student.
- Average C$ 8,000 – C$ 12,000 per year
- Average C$ 10,000 – C$ 12,000 per month
Current policy allows students to work 20 hrs per week while study time and 40 hrs per week while breaks.
The cost of studying in Canada will include other factors such as the Canada visa application fees which you will have to bear
Tuition Fees to study in Canada have been increasing year by year, with the average annual tuition fee for undergraduate programs now hovering around $5,000.
In terms of tuition fees, the type of qualification you choose and the institution you choose determine your spending. Humanities, education, and arts courses tend to be cheaper, while subjects such as medicine and engineering may be more expensive. For postgraduate study, tuition is usually more expensive, and program-specific costs may apply. The most expensive programs are usually those in the field of business administration.
PR VISA OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS:
- If the international student decides to study in Canada, he/she will gain point in three areas -Language, Education, Work experience and additional points if he is young. An education in Canada can give valuable points for various immigration streams (PR) such as Express Entry or PNP Streams.
- The students are also allowed to work up to 20 hours per week while pursuing their course which helps them gain valuable Canadian work experience and add points to their CRS Score.
- Studying in Canada will help you get familiar with the Culture, People and Language (English/French) which will help your social integration once you become a permanent resident.
5 REASONS TO STUDY IN CANADA
3 year’s work permit (PGWP) if the length of degree is of 2 yr. For degrees with less than 2 years duration, it is equivalent to the duration of the program.
World class faculty (doctorates and Nobel laureates). Public and private funded universities with research focus on varied subjects. Awe inspiring infrastructure. Flexibility in curriculum. Co-op programs.
Strong presence of fortune 500 companies, unicorns and start-ups. Lots of opportunities for skilled young professionals. In last decade Canada created 1.6 million new jobs for graduates.
Wide range of courses and electives to choose from Industry focused specializations skilled based diploma programs.
Canada aims at greater diversity in international student intake. Almost 50% of international students on university campuses comprises of Indians and Chinese. Vibrant Campuses, inclusive community and many students’ clubs.
HOW CAN “FAME OVERSEAS CONSULTNATS” HELP YOU
- We Advise you on the documentation that will be required for the visa
- We Advise you on how the funds needed for the visa need to be shown
- Guide you to Complete the application process
- Review your documents needed for the visa application