Why Study in Canada?
Overview of Canada
Canada is known for its welcoming, lively, and inclusive cultures that draws strength from diverse immigrants that have chosen Canada as their home. Canada is also recognized for its open-minded citizens.
Canada is recognized as one of the safest countries in the world, it ranks as the 8th safest country worldwide.
Canada heavily invests in its learning environment and has developed an advanced education system with high standards and safety. Canada universities and schools consistently rank amongst the best in the world.
Canada spends more (as a % of GDP) on education than the OECD average.
The country is the second highest spender on education amongst the G8.
Canada is a bilingual country, students have the option to learn French and English.
High standard of living: Canada has one of the highest standard of living in the world. The majority of Canadians own their own homes. Canada also ranks amongst the best for its extensive health care system and social security network. The media, entertainment industry is also highly developed, with plenty of activities to do.
Welcoming environment: Canada has historically been an immigrant encouraging country and has policies to encourage multicultural diversity.
High Tech Country: Canada is an international leader in information and computer technology. Canada was an early adopter in connecting schools and libraries to the internet which has greatly elevated its education system.
Beautiful environment: Canada highly values its natural environment. There are 42 National parks and National park reserves in Canada. There are beautiful and scenic National parks in each provinces.
Canada is the second largest country in the world, spanning approximately 9,900,000 sq. km.
Most Canadians live within a few hundred kilometres of the southern Canada- USA. Major cities include: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. Toronto ranked 5th for best location for millennials to live in 2018. Toronto also ranked 4th for most livable Cities, according to the Economist.
Canada has beautiful geographic sceneries: over 2 million lakes, and numerous mountains; such as Mount Logan, The Rockies, The Torngats, and Pelly Mountains.
Canada has 10 provinces, and three territories in the north. The 10 provinces are as follows: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoudland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan. The 3 territories are Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon.