The educational system in Canada is excellent and affordable. Canada welcomes international students and IRCC has created innovative programs such as the Canadian Experience Class to allow international students to remain in Canada as permanent residents under certain circumstances.
To Study or Not to Study. That is the Question.
According to the IRCC website, more than 130,000 students come to study in Canada each year. Even more come to Canada to learn English or French. The IRCC states that foreign students bring a rich culture to Canada’s classrooms.
Foreign nationals opting to study in Canada will have options to pursue permanent residence once they graduate from Canadian post-secondary programs. There are new ways for them to gain valuable Canadian work experience during and after the studies, making studying in Canada a great option. There are also permanent immigration options for international students who have graduated from post-secondary programs in Canada.
Who should consider studying in Canada?
Advantages to Study Permits:
Often times, the academic institution can assist the foreign student in the steps required to apply for the study permit. Retaining a lawyer or certified consultant to do this is also an option, at a relatively low cost.
The first step in obtaining a study permit is to apply to and be accepted by a recognized institution in Canada. The academic teaching institution in Canada must be one on a list of IRCC-Accredited schools. A letter of acceptance from the school is the starting point for any student permit application.
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