Canada is counted among the countries which have a minimum crime rate as compared to that in other countries. Citizens of Canada are friendly and help every person solve their problem. Canada is a developed country and has the fifteenth-highest nominal per capita income globally as well as the tenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Apart from ranks, it provides the world recognized education facility that too with affordable tuition fees and many uncountable services for international students.
Canadian universities and colleges offer world-class college campus with a large number of programs related to one’s field. So by this, a student has the choice to choose from. The country invests heavily in tertiary education. As of 2014, 89 percent of adults aged 25 to 64 have earned the equivalent of a high-school degree, compared to an OECD average of 75 percent. And when it comes to customs and beliefs, Canada is religiously diverse, encompassing a wide range of beliefs and customs.
These are not only students excited to study in Canada in fact, Canadian government is also looking forward to double the number of students coming to get educated from Canada. To encourage the foreign students, in June 2014, Canada announced reformed regulations to strengthen Canada sreputation as a study destination and improve services to genuine students, while maintaining Canada’s international reputation for high-quality education
Canada land mass is 9 970610 km2 (The worlds second largest country)
Canada’s Population is 35.6 million (2011)
Expected Life Expectancy: at Canada is 80.9 Years (2008)
Immigration to Canada: 559,114 arrivals (2010)
Ottawa is the Capital of Canada (located in Ontario)
Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories.
The Canadian dollar is divided into 100 cents (like the American dollar)
In Canada $1 and $2 are represented by coins. Nicknamed the 006Coonie
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a federal state with a democratic parliament
The Parliament is in Ottawa and is comprised of the House of Commons (Lower House) and the Senate (The Upper House – whose members are appointed)
There are currently 5 officially recognized parties in the House of Commons: The Liberals, Canadian Alliance, Bloc Quebecois, Progressive Conservatives and the New Democratic Party.
Canada currently sits on the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent representative.
Canada is a member of many international organizations including NATO, OSCE, OAS and APEC.
It is also regarded as a relatively safe and peaceful place to live.
Canada is a bilingual nation having both English as well as French as its official languages at the federal level.
List of Colleges & universities under SPP (Student Partnership Programme)
- Algonquin College
- Bow Valley College
- Cambrian College of Applied Arts & Technology
- Camosun College
- Centennial College of Applied Arts & Technology
- College of New Caledonia
- College of the Rockies
- Columbia College
- Conestoga College
- Confederation College of Applied Arts & Technology
- Douglas College
- Durham College
- Fanshawe College of Applied Arts & Technology
- Fleming College
- George Brown College
- Georgian College of Arts & Technology
- Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
- Kwantlen Polytechnic University
- Lakeland College
- Langara College
- Lambton College of Applied Arts & Technology
- LaSalle College
- Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology
- Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology
- Medicine Hat College
- Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology
- Niagara College
- North Island College
- Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
- Northern College
- Northern Lights
- NorQuest College
- Okanagan College
- Parkland College
- Red River College of Applied Arts, Science & Technology
- Saskatchewan Polytechnic
- Sault College
- Selkirk College
- Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology
- Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
- St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology
- St. Lawrence College
- University of The Fraser Valley
- Vancouver Community College
- Vancouver Island University
In general, tuition fees in Canada are less expensive compared to other major Anglophone destinations (the US, UK and Australia), but still higher than most other countries. Average tuition fees in Canada for international undergraduate students start at about CA$14,000 (about US$10,735) per year. Universities in Canada set their own fees, and the cost of study also depends on the type of course and the subject – tuition fees in Canada for arts and humanities students tend to be at the lower end of the scale, with subjects such as engineering and medicine students among the more expensive.
The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) runs a useful online tool which allows prospective international students to quickly calculate the costs of studying at different universities in Canada, as well as providing guidance on the documents needed to apply.