Iinternational students wishing to obtain a certificate, diploma or degree from an approved Designated Learning Institution – DLI must get an approved study permit from IRCC to remain in Canada.
Even more, colleges and educational institutions offer a wide variety of industry-related and professional programs of study, setting you up for fair competition and recognition among peers.
Also, Canada is a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and works to build better policies on education for better lives. Indeed, Canada is considered one of the best places to study among OECD and GB countries.
Staying in Canada as a student could be a memorable and enriching experience. Further, your studies may lead you to permanent residency in one of the top-ranked countries in the world.
Study as a Tourist
You may study for the first six months without a study permit when visiting Canada as a tourist. After this period, you will need a study permit to continue learning.
Study as an International Student
You will need a Study Permit to study in Canada to obtain a certificate, diploma or degree. That is to say; your application must be submitted and approved before starting an education. Further, students can get an open work permit to work on-campus and off-campus during their study time.
Once you initiate your studies, you must maintain your student status by:
- Keeping your enrollment at an approved Designated Learning Institution (DLI)
- Aiming at finishing our program
- Respecting the terms of your Study Permit. Remember your studies must be continuous
- No longer meeting the requirements? You must stop your studies until your status is resolved.
- If you are not pursuing a Post-Graduation Work Permit, you must leave the country after your studies.
Post-Graduate Work Permit – PGWP
After completing your studies and meeting all requirements, you can obtain an open work permit for one to three years. The length will be determined according to the duration of your study program.
Planning your Education in Canada
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