THE PEOPLE :
- Known for their hospitality & tolerance.
- Multi-cultural society.
- English & French speaking.
- Immigrants from over 240 countries.
- 33,390,141 (as on July 2007 esf)
- Lowest population density in the world
- 85% Canadians live within 300 kms of the US border
- More than 6 lakh Canadians trace their roots back to India
- Welcoming over 2 lakh immigrants per year
- Canada has 4 distinct seasons.
- Day time Summer temperature rises to 35oC
- Lows of – 15oC are not uncommon for Winters in not coastal Canada.
- Moderate Temperatures are the norm during Spring & Fall.
IMPORTANT CITIES :
- Victoria etc.
- Canada is bordered by three oceans the Arctic, the Pacific & the Atlantic.
- Niagara Falls.
- Lush coastline and Rocky mountains.
- Great lakes, rugged hills & picturesque coastline
- Big Skies of the Prairies
- 43 National Parks
- 6 Time Zones
SPORTS & RECREATION :
- Ice Hockey & Basketball
- Skiing & Skating
- Rugby & Soccer
- Cinemas, Theatre & Film Societies
- Pubs and Night Clubs
Canadian Education System
Canadian Education System Education in Canada is under the complete jurisdiction of the provinces and territories (States) and as such, there is no Federal (Central) education system in Canada. In keeping with the national commitment to education, public education in Canada is free up to and including secondary school ( 12th Std), in all the...
How to Apply
INTAKE : International students are expected to start planning for their studies in Canada 1 year in advance. The major intake for Canada primarily is 'Fall' i.e. September. The other intake is in the month of 'Winter' i.e. January, but it depends on the students program and the institution that he/she is applying to. Very...
Canadian Scholarship There are limited scholarships available in Canada but they rarely cover the full cost of a Study program and they are not always easy to find. Scholarships are available to International students with exceptional results at some Canadian institutions. The amount awarded varies from one institution to another and usually covers only part...
Canada Visa All overseas students are required to obtain a Student Authorization and Visa before going to Canada for studies. Students must also meet the requirements of the Canadian Immigration Act and Regulations. Under normal circumstances, allow at least 4-6 weeks for your visa to be processed. Students are not allowed to obtain an authorization...
Universities and Colleges in Canada
List of Universities and Colleges in Canada Malaspina University ( Vancouver Island College Algonsquin College(Otawa Ontario) Thompson Rivers University ( Kamloops) Conestoga College ( Kitchener ON) College of the Rockies (BC) Norquest College ( Edmonton) Imperial Hotel Management College ( Vancouver) Seneca College of applied Arts and Technology ( Toronto) Humber Institute of Technology and...
Employment in Canada
EMPLOYMENT : International students graduating from a program of 2 years or more in length would be eligible for a 2 year work permit after graduation. However, this is applicable if the student has studied in cities other than Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal and is also employed outside this area. In these 3 cities, students...
Accommodation in Canada
RESIDENCE / DORMITORY : Many institutions have accommodation conveniently located on or near their campuses. Many residences have a shared kitchen, toilets and other facilities. There is usually an option of having either a shared or private room. Dormitories are usually separated by Gender. In some cases, the meal plan can be included in the...
Q. What is the difference between a University and a College? A. Universities are educational institutions attended after at least 12 years of school, or after secondary school, for studies leading to a degree and research. All Canadian Universities four year bachelors degree programs; most offer one to two years master's degree and a number...