22 Feb

[Top 5 reasons to choose Canada as your study abroad destination in 2019]

Have you ever dreamt of studying and living in Canada? Do you wonder, if Canada is the right place for you?

Land of Maples has become the most prospective destination for students around the world. For the past few years Canadian government has explicitly stressed its plans to increase the number of international students and immigrants and has reflected in the huge intake of foreign students by universities in the country.

English as Official Language

Canada is a bilingual country with English and French as official languages. All major universities offer their programs with English as the medium of instruction, which makes it accessible to international students.

If you want to go that extra mile and brush up your French skills, it can really boost your career prospects.

Top-ranked universities

Canadian education and degrees are highly respected across the world and every year Canada welcomes thousands of students from across the world to pursue their career goals. High academic standards, coupled with multi-disciplinary programs make Canadian degrees well-regarded in corporate, government and academic realms, all over the world.

Safety and Excellent quality of life

The high standards of living, Canadians enjoy are among the highest in the world and United Nations consistently ranks Canada as one of the best country to live. As an international student, you will receive all the same rights as a Canadian student, in terms of student rights, treatment and quality of life.

Canada has been ranked as the 3rd best country globally, according to the 2019 Best Countries report by US News & World Report, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Y & R’s BAV Consulting.

With considerably low crime rates, Canada is often perceived as a safe haven by people around the world. The nation consistently enjoys the top position in all major indexes as is ranked to be the 6th safest country to live as per Global Peace Index 2018.

Multi-cultural environment

Canada invites thousands of immigrants and international students every year from all over the world. Resident’s culture and values are highly respected and this cosmopolitan nature of the cities feel newcomers welcomed and comfortable. The immigrant population as well as nationals are highly supportive and friendly towards foreign students who are trying themselves to fit into the new place.

A policy of multi-culturalism was officially adopted by Federal government of Canada in 1970s and sticks to the ideology because of the social importance of immigration.

Immigration and Stay back options

Under the Post- Graduation Work Permit Program, the student can gain sufficient Canadian work experience, through the stay back options up to 3 years. This can act as an added advantage for the candidate while applying for the Permanent Residency.

In order to qualify, the candidate need to be graduated from an institution recognized by the province. Check out the list of Leedz partner institutions recognized by different provinces.