Study in Canada

This being one of the Best Places in the World to Live and work it has a host of Opportunities

Canada has ranked as one of the top ten places to live in the world since 1994 according to the United Nations (UN) and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

In the UN survey Canada earned particularly high marks for its access to education, high life expectancy (due to universal health care system); and low crime and violence rates. In addition, Canada’s largest cities — Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal — have been recognized as world class cities in which to live and work, for their cleanliness and safety and for their cultural activities and attractive lifestyles, these cities have there unique advantages as cities.

 

Canadians enjoy a standard of living among the highest in the world. Almost 70 per cent of Canadians own their own homes, with a higher percentage owning durable goods, such as automobiles, refrigerators, washing machines, television, telephones and radios. Canada also has an extensive health care system.

Canada has traditionally been a country of immigrants and has a policy of encouraging multicultural diversity. In this vibrant setting, different perspectives are respected and learning together is encouraged.

Almost all of the world’s ethnic groups are represented in Canada. As a result, most ethnic foods and recreational activities associated with specific cultures are available in Canada. Clubs, informal clubs and associations representing a multitude of ethnic backgrounds are also easily accessible. International student advisors at schools can help students get in touch with such groups, you may find almost all linguistic nationalities, cultures and streams of societies and cultures Living in Canada on the whole.

All major urban centers have a variety of shopping malls, restaurants, theatres, art galleries and museums. Canadian cities provide numerous parks, gardens and beaches for public use, as well as excellent sports and recreation facilities

A wide range of cultural activities is also available, including museums, galleries, live theatre, dance and music performances and concerts.

Canadians place a high value on their natural environment. There are currently 42 national parks and national park reserves in Canada. National parks are located in every province and territory, and some have been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Each province and territory has also designated areas as provincial parks, wilderness areas, ecological and nature reserves. There are over 2000 of these designated areas across the country, which can be marked as a splendor or say marvel of nature.

Students who come to Canada will witness one of the most beautiful, natural environments in the world. Canada is also a country of diverse geography, and there is much to experience in its great outdoors: from the lush coastline of British Columbia, the majestic Rocky Mountains of Alberta, the big skies of the prairies, to the ‘maple sugar country’ in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence and the rugged hills and picturesque coastline of the Atlantic provinces.

Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. The country spends more on education (as a percentage of GDP) compared to the OECD average, and is the second highest among G-8 countries

Canadian teenagers consistently rank among the best in the world on international tests of reading, science and math – a testament to the outstanding quality of Canadian schools. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is well regarded in business, government and academic circles around the globe.

International students who come to Canada should follow the same common sense safety precautions as they would anywhere in the world. Students can contact any Can-Asia Centre to learn more about personal safety, or attend a safety orientation session at their school upon their arrival in Canada

The education system in Canada encompasses both publicly-funded and private schools, including: community colleges/ technical institutes, career colleges, language schools, secondary schools, summer camps, universities and colleges the entire education system in Canada relies more on practical terminology than theoretical in nature which has proved to be a very efficient system of education.

Education is a provincial responsibility under the Canadian constitution, which means there are significant differences between the education systems of the different provinces.

 

Education System Canada:

Canada College and universities have gained global reputation for excellence in education by following a process of regular reviews; Canadian education institution is able to ensure that they meet the highest possible international standards. The education system is supervised by the government, which allows for the same high quality standards regardless of which institution our clients chooses to study at.

Canada is an important international center for education due to its global reputation. Excellent due to its global reputation, excellent services levels to international students and its favorable living and study conditions, People from over 140 nationalities live and study in Canada making it one of the most multicultural societies in the world.

‘’The Canadian approach theoretical and technical education is now recognized as among the best and most innovative in the world .It has played an important role in Canadian economic performance, by greatly increasing the skill of workers and contributing to improved productivity”

Canada has a reputation for adopting new technologies at a faster rate than in most other countries and enters the new millennium with one of the highest rates of interest access in the world faculties for teaching, training and research is world –class in terms of state –of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, outstanding libraries and modern technology”.

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Higher Education system

Canadian universities from time immemorial have been offering a wide diversity of courses from the most traditional academic areas to most practical courses with a vocational orientation. Each of Canadian universities and colleges have their own strengths and areas of specialization, they are all major contributors to the research and development in the country. Canadian Universities expect their students to take an active role in their education & Society as a whole; they as a country take immense Pain and give great importance on developing a student’s ability to think creatively and critically. University qualification include Bachelor, Graduate diploma, Masters, DBA and PhD Degrees.

 

Study Visa

You aspiring to Study in Canada? The maple country has evolved into a world-class destination for students aspiring world-class education in North America.

STUDENT VISA

  • Student visa is VISA for applicant who wants to do study in Canada at school, college, university and technical institutes .To study in Canada you, as need a study permit or a temporary residence VISA.

  • Before apply to study visa applicant must have been accepted at recognized School, College, University or Institute in Canada. Applicant must have to prove that he/she has sufficient money to cover his/her tuition fees and living expenses for himself/herself and for his /her dependents accompanying him/her. Applicant must not have to prove that he/she will leave Canada after completion of study.

COURSES AVAILABILE

  • Business Studies

  • IT and computer science

  • Hotel & Tourism Industry

  • Art & Social

  • Engineering

  • Science

  • Health & social care

  • Child Care

  • Internet applications & web development

  • Mechanical & Technical Trade

  • Communications

  • Law

STUDENT VISA REQUIREMENT

In order to get a Canadian student visa, an application needs to:

  • Be a genuine student intending to undertake studies and abide by the visa conditions.

  • Be accepted by the education provider in a full-time registered course,

  • Have adequate means of financial support for the period of the course. This means that the applicant should have ready access to liquid assets (like bank balance, fixed deposits, bank loans) required to meet the course fees, living costs and other associated costs like airfares, health insurance etc.

  • Have the required English score

  • Should have a consistent education and employment background

  • Be of good health

  • Be of good character. This means that the applicant should not have nay criminal convictions, criminal charges or pending court hearings

For most up to date information about the Canadian visa regulation, please visit our office.

 

VISA CONDITION

Your student visa will come with some conditions for example whether or not you can change provider or extend your visa. It is very important that you obey all conditions of your visa in Canada or you risk having your visa cancelled .You can get detailed information about the visa conditions from our experienced counselor.

Through our value added services (VAS) desk, you can avail a range of services that will make your journey to Canada a pleasant and delightful experience. We are committed to providing our client with the best ‘one-stop-shop ‘service for travel to Canada.

To make this happen all you have to do is discuss your needs with your client relation’s officer and we would take it from there

 

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Our experienced counselors will give you guidance on the institution best suited to you and will also help you with the entire admission process. Admission requirements may vary from institution to institution but for most institution you will need the following documents:

  • A completed application from (we will help you with the correct form)

  • All academic transcript including year 10,year 12 and any higher education you have completed

  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if available). Year 12, IELTS results and TOFEL may be acceptable for admission depending on the institution.

  • Copy of your passport

STEP-1 OFFER LETTER REQUIREMENT

  • Application Registration fees CAD$100(onward)

  • Academic certificates onward secondary.

  • IELTS certificate (minimum requirement 6.0/SPP Colleges)

  • With/Without IELTS is applicable in specific Courses/Colleges/Universities

  • Work experience reference letter (if any)

  • Valid passport

With all these supporting document admission will be forward to college. Within2-3 weeks student will receive Letter of Offer from College. Letter of Offer contains details of fee and course. Student must have to pay minimum deposit of fees as mentioned in Letter of Offer through DD or TT transfer. On receiving fees college will issue an UN Conditional Letter of Offer

 

APPLYING FOR VISA

In order to pursue your studies in Canada, you need to obtain a Canadian student visa. Getting a Canadian student visa may be a complicated matter and it makes sense to use the services of an experienced agency. We at Asppen Overseas have over 6 years of experience in handling such visa application and have an enviable visa success rate.

 

STUDYING IN CANADA

This application includes the following items:

  • Document checklist [IMM 5483](PDF, 135KB)

  • Application for a study Permit made outside of Canada [IMM 1294](PDF, 342 KB)

  • Family Information [IMM 5645] (PDF, 59 KB)

  • Schedule 1 –Application for Temporary Resident Visa [IMM 5257 – Schedule 1] (PDF, 51KB)

  • Statutory declaration of Common-Law Union [IMM 5409] (PDF, 97 KB)

  • Custodian Declaration [IMM 5646] (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Visa application photograph specifications

  • Use of Representative [IMM 5476](PDF, 55KB)

  • Instruction Guide [IMM 5269]

STEP-2 EMBASSY REQUIREMENTS

Completed Application i.e.

  1. IMM -1294

  2. Study permit Questionnaires

  3. Personal information Form

  4. Consent form

  5. Representative form

  • Acceptance Letter from Canadian university, college or Technical Institute.

  • SOP (statement of purpose)

  • Certificate of Acceptance from the province of Quebec (only if you plan to study in province of Quebec)

  • IELTS /TOFEL score if applicable

  • Passport, valid for at least one year from the planned date to entry to Canada, plus valid passports of any accompanying dependents.

  • Bank draft on the name of Canadian High Commission for the applicable visa processing fees or can be paid in INR.

  • Academic certificates onward secondary.

  • Work Experience reference letter (if applicable).

  • Affidavit of support from each sponsor who is supporting student financial.

  • Photographs of each applicant according to specification

IN CASE OF ACCOMPANYING DEPENDENT

  • Marriage certificate.

  • Marriage photographs

  • Application processing fees for each dependent

  • Birth certificates of each child.

  • Valid passport for each.

(All documents should be in notarized photocopies)

 

FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

  • Education loan sanction letter from bank.

  • GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate)

  • Bank Savings/Fixed deposits/Over draft limit.

  • Form 16 for salaried employed or Income tax returns

  • Bank records showing transactions history from 6 months ago.

(Canadian High Commission processes Applications within 1 month)

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

INTERVIEW-An interview with a Canadian Visa officer may be required. If this is the case, you will be advised in writing of the time and place for the interview.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION: -The Canadian high commission will issue medical instructions. Students and accompanying dependents must pass a medical examination.

If the student and accompanying dependents are found to be in good health and there are no other concerns with the application, the visa and student authorization will be issued.

OSHC-Student studying in Canada requires overseas student health cover (OSHC) for each applicant. This health cover is a part of the first semester fees.

 

PROOF OF FUNDS TO COVER LIVING EXPENSES AND TUTION FEES WHILE IN CANADA

LIVING EXPENES: (anywhere outside Quebec)

  1. Living expense for students –CAD $ 10000/year

  2. Living expense for accompanying dependent –CAD$ 4000/year.

  3. Living expense for accompanying dependent (Child) –CAD$ 3000/year for each child.

LIVING EXPENSE (inside Quebec Province)

  1. Living expense for students –CAD $ 11000/year

  2. Living expense for accompanying dependent –CAD$ 5100/year.

  3. Living expense for accompanying dependent (Child) –CAD$ 3800/year for each child.]

MODE OF FUND

  • Term deposits/Fixed Deposits (Minimum Balance in last 6 months)

  • Loans education loan/demand loan/personal loan (if two education loans are taken from two different banks NOC required from both the banks).

  • Public provident fund –must be 5 years old at the time of visa application.

 

POST-OFFICE DEPOSIT: -

  1. MIS at least 1year old at time of visa application.

  2. Rd at least 3 year old at time of visa application.

  3. Time deposits for 1 year must be 6 months old and they’re on for 2 or more years must be one year old.

  4. Senior citizen saving scheme should be 1 year old.

  • Line of credit –disbursement letter of statement must be provided.

  • Third party sponsorship from blood relatives or relatives defined as per list.

ACCEPTABLE FINANCIAL INSTITUTES

In India Acceptable Financial Institutions for student visa assessment purposes are:

Scheduled Public Sector Banks

  • State Bank of India

  • State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur

  • State Bank of Hyderabad

  • State Bank of Mysore

  • State Bank of Patiala

  • Allahabad Bank

  • Andhra Bank

  • Bank of Baroda

  • Bank of Maharashtra

  • Indian Bank

  • Punjab National Bank

  • Syndicate Bank

  • Vijaya Bank

  • Jammu and Kashmir Bank

  • Canara Bank

  • Central Bank of India

  • Corporation Bank

  • State Bank of Indore

  • Dena Bank

  • State Bank of Saurashtra

  • State Bank of Travancore

  • Indian overseas Bank

  • Bank of India

  • Oriental Bank of Commerce

  • Punjab and Sind Bank

  • Union Bank

  • South Indian Bank

SCHEDULED PRIVATE SECTOR BANK

  • Vijaya Bank Ltd

  • Axis Bank Ltd

  • Indusind Bank

  • HDFC Bank Ltd

  • Centurion Bank Ltd

  • IDBI Bank Ltd

  • ICCI Banking Corporation Bank Ltd

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank

  • Scheduled Foreign Bank

  • ABN Amro Bank Ltd

  • Standard Chartered Bank Corporation

  • BNP Paribas

  • Nova Scotia Bank

Post Landing Services:

 

AIRPORT PICKUPS: -

Please inform your client relation officer (CRO) that you require an airport pickup on arrival in Canada. This should be done once your ticket is confirmed. Your CRO will contact the institution to arrange for an airport meet and greet service and transport to your accommodation.

 

ACCOMODATION: -

Our office is able to help you if you require temporary or long-term accommodation. If you do not have accommodation already organized in Canada you could request us to arrange temporary accommodation for you. Temporary accommodation is best suitable to the students who are unsure whether they will live on a short or long term basis.

Various types of accommodation is available in Canada

 

HOME –STAY: -

Living with a family in their house that has organized by the institution is often best for young students or students staying on a temporary basis.

 

RENTING: -

Many students get together to rent or share a flat or house. Sharing the rent and other expenses reduces living costs.

 

UNIVERSITY HOUSING: -

The majority of universities have student accommodation either on a near their campus. Facilities are shared amongst students in the flat or house most universities have an accommodation office that can provide students with the temporary or long term accommodation services.

To avail the accommodation services you need to book in advance, as places can be limited.