How do I study in Canada?

The number of international students studying in Canada is over 300,000, a figure that is constantly growing. Many of these students are choosing Canada over other developed countries because of certain advantages that studying in Canada can bring.

Individuals who study in Canada receive a top-quality and internationally-respected education, preparing them for professional pursuits in Canada or abroad.

Yet, the cost of tuition and living fees in Canada are generally lower than in other developed countries.

What options are available for studying in Canada?

  1. 1. I would like to learn about the ways I can study in Canada.
  2. 2. I have not yet found the right school or have not yet been accepted.
  3. 3. I have been accepted to a Canadian educational institution.
  4. 4. I am currently studying in Canada and would like to stay here after my studies are complete.
  5. 5. I would like to work while studying.
  6. 6. I would like to explore Canadian schools.

Work after studying in Canada

One of the major advantages of making the decision to study in Canada is that graduates have access to a Post-Graduation Work Permit on completion of their studies in Canada. Post-Graduation Work Permits allow certain individuals who have studied in Canada to stay and work under an open work permit for up to three years, allowing them to enter the Canadian workforce and gain valuable Canadian work experience that may help them to immigrate permanently.

Prepare to study in Canada

Where and what to study, and the list of schools that can receive students in Canada

Get a study permit

Who can apply, how to send your application, processing times and what to expect when you get to Canada

Changing your school or program

When and how to tell us if you are changing schools

Studying and working

Who can work during studies or after graduation, and how to apply

Extend your study permit

How to renew your study permit or restore your status