CANADIAN EDUCATION OVERVIEW/ HISTORY

Canada attracts large number of students yearly.  Canada is located in northern part of the continent known as North America. It extends from US to pacific and northward into Arctic Ocean, turning out to become second largest country in the world.

In Canada, there exists domination of land by forest, Rocky Mountain and tundra. Its population is put at 35.15 million people according to 2016 census.

Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas include: Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.

At federal level, the country is officially bilingual and demands one of the world‘s most ethnically diverse and multicultural nation.

Canada comprises of ten provinces and three territories

PROVINCES       

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick                                                                                             
  • New found land and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario                                         
  • Quebec
  • Prince Edward Island                                                                           
  • Saskatchewan

TERRITORIES

  • Northern territories
  • Yukon         
  •  Nuravut

HIGHER EDUCATION

Canada has 163 public and private universities and 183 public Colleges and Institutions.

Canada institutions of higher learning share a common tradition of excellence and quality fuelled with commitment to ensure high standard is actualized and sustained in their academic programs.

Canada’s university quality assurance scheme is comprehensive, multi-layered and rigorous.

More than 200,000 foreign students and researchers choose to study in Canada every year. The reason is not far- fetched, its commitment to high standard and quality form the basis for which it is deemed preferred destination for many  students.

WHY STUDY IN CANADA

Canadian universities are among the best in the world. It’s an outstanding and preferred destination for study by many international students following it rich and diverse culture. Canada is a country with high living standard for which is characterized with immense opportunities to derive some experience in your field of study.

REASON TO STUDY IN CANADA

  • QUALIFICATION THAT IS RECOGNIZED WORLD OVER:

You will earn a degree that is globally recognized and acceptable. Canadian degree, certificate or diploma is equivalent to those obtained from the United Kingdom, Australia United States.

MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY:

In Canada you will find recreation activities, ethnic foods connected with specific cultures. While undertaking your studies in Canada. A designated advisor is committed to help you find various functional ethnic clubs and associations should you wish to belong.

AFFORDABLE EDUCATION:

Canada is often a preferred destination for many international students attending university or college.  Students enjoy high quality education and living standards at a lower rate compare with United States and United Kingdom. The quality of education and living standard are deemed among the best in the world.

 

  • SERENE LEARNING ATMOSPHERE:

Campuses in most Canadian institutions of higher learning are configured with state of the heart modern infrastructures with sophisticated technology. Canada universities campuses offer immense opportunities for learning and leisure.  There are endless possibilities to meet students, individuals who share similar traits, and gain valuable exposure through newspapers, student run program, radio and businesses.

  • WORK UPON GRADUATION:

For students who seek to gain work experience, Canadian government offers work after graduation program. Foreign student with Canadian credentials and work experience may apply for permanent residence without having to leave Canada.

CANADA ADMISSIONS

In Canada , admission intakes are as follows:
Winter     ( January)
Summer  ( May -July)
Fall          ( September)

Prospective applicants are encouraged to start enrollment procedures 6-9 months prior their intending intakes.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

It is essential you start your application process earlier to avoid unnecessary delay in relation to your admission and visa processes.

TUITION AND FEES

Tuition fees are subject to change without prior notice. For this reason, we are not able to provide accurate estimate relative to  tuition cost . Tuition  range is usually from $14,000- $18,000 CAD depending on your proposed course of study and province in which you wish to study.

There are numerous extra-curriculum activities you can engage in out of which you can earn enough to offset the cost of your university education and other miscellaneous expenses each year.

ACCOMMODATION DETAILS

In order to completely benefit the university experience, hostel or campus accommodation is highly recommended. Students enjoy powerful structured university hostel situated in a pleasant and conducive atmosphere.
Rooms are accompanied with toilet, bathroom, kitchen, gym and sport facilities, internet access and other infrastructures.

Cost of accommodation ranges from $3000-$7000 per year depending on several factors including province, concerned institutions, students’ preferences and other factors. Please note that all fees are subject to change without notice!

If you are planning accommodation within the university campus, it becomes essential you notify us well in advance allowing us to make thorough arrangement with the school for a better place.

VISA DETAILS

Before applying to Canadian Deputy High Commission for study visa, applicant must have been officially granted an admission with a letter certifying that he is being admitted to run a full-time degree course of study at a university or college recognized by Provincial and Territorial Governments of Canada. It must also be an institution that is designated to host international students.

An official acceptance letter combined with educational credentials and other supporting documents  such as bank statements and police certificate have to be presented before Canadian Deputy High Commission in order to be considered for study permit .

Applicants must demonstrate sufficient means of subsistence showing  ability to cover every cost associated with studies and throughout their stay in Canada.

Visa processing time takes up to some weeks. Visa will be prolonged covering your entire period of studies.

ADMISSIONS

Canada university education is relatively cheap and of unique quality compared to institution of higher learning in the U.S, UK and Australia and New Zealand.

Programs are available in variety of contexts ranging from Diploma, Certificate,Associate degree,  Bachelor’s Degree, PGD,  Master’s  Degree PHD etc.

ADMISSION  REQUIREMENTS

Acceptance is open to students from any part of the world irrespective of race, religion, background, language and cultural indifference. Admission is officially granted to an international applicants without undertaking any entrance examination.

Besides, students are admitted on the basis of their course of intent. For instance, a student that applies for Computer Science is admitted to study Computer Science, Economics student is admitted to study Economics, Social works student is admitted to study Social works etc.

Please note that students are not admitted directly to study the following courses:
Nursing
Nutrition Pharmacy
Veterinary Medicine
Law
Dentistry
Medicine.
Engineering

DIRECT ENTRY COURSES

Economics                                          History                                            Political Science

Business Administration                     Accounting                                      Psychology

Biology                                               Philosophy                                      Environmental Geo science

Chemistry                                           Health Science                                English

Information Technology                      Physics                                            History

Law                                                    Sociology                                        Mining

Mass Communication                         Social work                                     Food and Nutrition

Biotechnology                                    Computer Science                          Advertisement &Public Relations

Microbiology                                       Computer Science                         English

Environmental Science                       Estate Management                      Agriculture

Hospitality & tourism MGT                  Mathematics                                  Human Kinetics

In summary, to be considered for admission to direct entry bachelor programs, only the following are required:

BACHELOR’S DEGREE

  • Waec /Neco result consisting at least five credits including Mathematics and English.
  • Data page of international passport
  • Application fee
  • Waec Scratch Card
  • Transcripts

MASTER’S DEGREE

  • Copy of degree certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • Data page of international passport
  • Resume/CV
  • 3 Reference letters, academic references preferably
  • Statement of intent
  • Application fee.Please note: These are average requirements.  Additional requirements such as thesis or research topic may apply!

 

PARTICIPATING UNIVERSITIES

University of Saskatchewan         University of Manitoba      Niagara College

University of Lethbridge              University of Regina          NBBC

University of Prince E Island        Prairie College                  Douglas College

Columbia College                       University of Calgary         University of Alberta

University of Toronto                 Langara College                University of Waterloo etc.

 SCHOLARSHIP

As part of efforts by most Canadian Universities to assist international students, especially those from warn-torn or impoverished nations in funding their education; a considerable number of scholarship programs are awarded every year. Scholarships are granted on the basis of outstanding performances.

Students who demonstrate exceptional academic performances stand colossal chances of earning some of these scholarship awards, thereby leaving them with funds, sometimes sufficient to support their education.

JOB PROSPECTS

International students enjoy off campus or on campus employment opportunities. This is another platform from which students earn income to satisfy ends meets. Permission is granted to students to work up to 20 hours in a week during academic sessions, and up to 40 hours during academic breaks.

However, there are also opportunities to legally stay and work up to 3 years upon graduation from university.

Now that you have come to the knowledge of basic information about schooling in Canada,  you may consider starting your application process right away.   Contact us if you need further information, we are more than excited to address concerns you may have. We look forward to receiving your applications soon!