Canada has become the go-to destination for international students as the country offers unparalleled education opportunities across the globe. Bangladeshi students who earned a degree from Canadian universities are highly-acclaimed and globally recognized as the universities and colleges not only enhance subject knowledge but also skills such as teamwork, effective communication, critical thinking, and leadership qualities.
Furthermore, apart from having work opportunities, immigration opportunities and a safe environment, studying in Canada is comparatively affordable, although tuition fee varies based on the university and the program selected by the student.
Top 5 Reasons to Study in Canada
1. Excellence in education
Canadian higher education system holds academic excellence over the centuries and thus has an international impression of its degree in the global job market. More than 20 Canadian universities rank among the top global 500 universities. The University of Toronto, British Columbia, and McGill University are notably popular for their academic excellence. Keep in mind that holding a degree from any Canadian university will place you among employers’ top list.
2. Affordable tuition and living expenses
Studying in Canada is an excellent alternative for those looking for an affordable degree as an international student. Also, tuition fee is not the only factor to consider while choosing to study as Bangladeshi students must also take into account how the cost of living is lower in Canada especially since students are allowed to work alongside their classes to support themselves financially.
3. Work opportunity during studies and post study work
In addition to co-op, Bangladeshi students are allowed to work part time as soon as they land in Canada, for about 20 hours per week on campus or outside while classes are in session. During scheduled breaks, like the summer or winter holidays and spring break, you’re allowed to work more than 20 hours. Students can also apply for up to 3 years of post-study work permit depending on the program duration.
4. Immigration opportunities for Bangladeshi students
Bangladeshi students get the opportunity to understand and embrace the Canadian work culture in order to figure out what it takes to be successful after completion of their studies. After completing their degree, Bangladeshi students can live in Canada permanently, as IRCC offer a platform to get permanent resident status in Canada which states that students need to work for a minimum of one year to apply for PR.
5. Safety, Peace & Diversity
Canada tops the list of the safest and happiest countries to live in the world by ranking 14th according to the World Happiness Report. Canada’s lead role as a peaceful nation is due to low crime rates, excellent student health benefits, and universities focused on student security and health, making Canada a good choice for anyone uneasy about personal safety while studying abroad.
Canada is also one of the most diverse countries in the world. Warm and friendly locals of Canada welcome international students with open arms as currently over 120,000 international students apply to Canada each year allowing Bangladeshi students to be surrounded by a large multicultural environment, both in classrooms, as well as in the society.