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Why Study and Live in Canada?

If you’re looking for a place to live, Canada is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top places to live. You’ll learn from some of the world’s best instructors and academics if you choose to pursue your studies in Canada.

  • The Times Higher Education Supplement and Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Academic Ranking of World Universities have both ranked certain Canadian universities in the top 100 in their respective categories of academic excellence.
  • More than 100 colleges and universities in Canada offer more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and tuition is often lower than in other prominent study abroad destinations.
  • It is possible for students to study at one of Canada’s most prestigious institutions for a fraction of the cost of a private US university.
  • Many resources and services are available to international students, including orientation workshops, support programs, academic advice, prayer rooms, safe walk programs, student clubs, and aid with medical concerns or housing issues.
  • Cooperative education and internship opportunities are usually available to international students while they are in school. There are also post-graduation immigration schemes for international students.
  • Membership in the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and provincial government charters contribute to the excellent quality of Canadian university education.
  • Primary and intermediate education, as well as language training, are all available in Canada.
  • There is also an extensive post-secondary education system in Canada.

Studying and Working in Canada

What are the advantages of studying in Canada for international students? Many!

There is no better way to build your life than by studying in one of our dynamic and bustling cities or at a tiny school in a friendly and inviting neighbourhood.

An opportunity to work in Canada or improve your chances of finding work at home is possible. If nothing else, it will allow you to experience our four seasons, wide-open vistas and a plethora of wildlife.

Canada is known for its inexpensive tuition fees and globally recognized degrees, which attract roughly half a million overseas students each year.

Canada is a popular study abroad destination for Nigerian students for a variety of reasons, not the least of which are the high standard of living, plentiful employment prospects, and open borders.

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Academic Requirements

To study in Australia, you’ll need a different set of qualifications depending on what level of education you wish to pursue. Please contact us for information on each university’s admissions requirements, as they may differ.

  • Schools — Depending on the state or territory you plan to study in, the prerequisites for admission differ from school to school. Applicants’ grades and test scores are taken into account during the selection process.
  • Vocational Education and Training — As a general rule, there are no entry tests for vocational education and training (VET) colleges and universities. Some courses, on the other hand, may include prerequisites or employment obligations.
  • Undergraduate Studies — Undergraduate programs in the United States still require students to have finished secondary school, which is similar to the senior high school level in Australia.
  • Higher Education Postgraduate — Your university may evaluate research ability or relevant work experience in addition to the successful completion of at least one undergraduate degree.

Financial Requirements

Applicants for a student visa must demonstrate or declare that they have sufficient financial resources. Depending on the applicant’s assessment level, they may be required to show that they have enough money to cover these costs for the first year or two of their stay in Canada.

Proof of financial assistance that demonstrates that you will be able to afford the cost of tuition, return transportation, and $10,000 CAD per year in living expenses during your stay in Canada (additional funds may be required if there are other family members accompanying you).

Proof of a Canadian bank account or a bank draft in convertible currency, bank statements for the preceding four to six months, or proof of payment of tuition and residential costs could meet these criteria.

There is a common consensus that a sum of $10,000 CAD in addition to tuition fees per academic year is appropriate.

Language Requirements

Depending on the institution and the level of English language study desired, different entrance criteria apply. International applicants from non-English speaking backgrounds are expected to demonstrate proficiency in English, as evidenced by the following criteria:

Passing a standardized examination, an academic English program or passing an approved alternative requirement.

Universities in Australia will accept the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS – Academic
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
  • Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – PT and iBT
  • University of Cambridge – ESOL Examinations for the Certificate of
  • Proficiency in English
  • (CEP) or the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

1. Vocational Education and Training (VET)

Each section of the IELTS must score at least a 5.0, with a total score of at least 5.5.

2. Undergraduate Students

Each section of the IELTS must score at least 6.0. Courses like Teaching and Nursing, for example, require much higher. In order to pass the IELTS, you must get a minimum of 7.5 out of a possible 7.5.

3. Post Graduate School

Depending on the university, the minimal criterion is 7.0 overall in IELTS with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest.

Institutions in Canada

  1. Abbotsford School District
  2. Acadia University
  3. Algonquin College
  4. Brooklyn College
  5. Cambrian College of Applied Art and Technology
  6. Camosun College
  7. Canadian College of English Language (CCEL)
  8. Canadore College
  9. Capilano University
  10. Carleton University
  11. Centennial College
  12. Columbia College
  13. Columbia International College
  14. Conestoga College
  15. Confederation College
  16. CultureWorks
  17. Dalhousie University
  18. Durham College
  19. East Coast School of Languages (ECSL)
  20. EC Language Centres
  21. Emily Carr University of Art And Design
  22. Fanshawe College
  23. Fleming College
  24. Fraser International College (FIC)
  25. George Brown College
  26. Georgian College
  27. Humber College
  28. ILSC
  29. International College of Manitoba (ICM)
  30. Kaplan PLI
  31. King George International College
  32. Kings University College at Western University
  33. Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  34. Laurentian University
  35. Loyalist College
  36. Mount Royal University
  37. Niagara College
  38. Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
  39. Queen’s University
  40. Red River College
  41. Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST)
  42. Selkirk College
  43. Sheridan College
  44. St. Francis Xavier University
  45. The High School at Vancouver Island University
  46. Thompson Rivers University
  47. Trent University
  48. Trinity Western University
  49. University of Guelph
  50. University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  51. University of Prince Edward Island
  52. University of Saskatchewan
  53. University of Victoria – English Language Centre
  54. University of Waterloo
  55. Vancouver Island University