Canada 4th country with largest International Students in the world
According to ICEF Canada now ranks as the fourth-leading host country for international students – behind the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Canada’s international student population tripled over the past decade to 570,000 people in 2018.
According to the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), the main reason for Canada’s popularity among international students is the quality education provided by Canada’s universities and colleges. Search Canadian universities and colleges. Another compelling reason is Canada’s diversity and its reputation as an open and welcoming society towards immigrants.
Another big factor is that, unlike other countries, Canada allows international students to work part-time during their studies so that they can support themselves financially.
And after graduation, international students may qualify to apply for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program. The program is intended to provide graduating international students a three-year work experience and they do not need to have a job offer to get the open work permit.
Foreign students who have applied for and been accepted into a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) may apply for a Canadian Student Visa to come to Canada for the program to which they have been accepted. To be eligible you must meet the following requirements: