Education In Canada

A United Nations survey has found Canada to be the best place in the world to live. Canada earned particularly high marks for its access to education, high life expectancy (due to universal health care system); and low crime and violence rates. Canada's prime cities Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal have been recognized as world class cities to live and work, for cleanliness, safety, cultural activities and attractive lifestyles.

Quality Education

Canada's universities and colleges are world-renowned for their high standards and educational excellence. A degree from a Canadian university or college is internationally recognized and considered equivalent to a degree from an American university.

Wide Range of Options

The choice of schools in Canada is wide and varied, from major research institutions to small liberal arts schools. Canada also offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programmes.

The living costs and tuition fees are comparatively lower in Canada, as shown in the table below

  • For average undergraduate academic year
  • For average academic year
    Source: Association of Universities and College of Canada
Tuition Fees Living Costs Total Costs
Canada $7,100 $8,100 $15,200
United Kingdom $14,800 $12,600 $27,400
United States (public) $12,200 $10,400 $22,600
United State (private) $20,500 $11,600 $32,100
Australia $11,700 $11,550 $23,250
France (public Minimal $15,550 $15,550

Opportunities in the Growing Global Market

Canadian schools are at the forefront of the information technology revolution, ensuring that their students are equipped for the 21st century. Most schools offer cooperative education and training programmes that allow students to spend a portion of their school year gaining practical experience in the workplace.

Great place to live and study

In Canada you can study at serene settings on the Great Lakes, near the ocean, or close to the mountains. Canada not just has a wealth of natural beauty, it is also famous for its cosmopolitan and multicultural cities brimming with ethnic foods, great entertainment, cultural events, and sports.

Graduates are in demand

Many American companies recruit students directly from Canadians universities on campus. Canada is a country of immigrants and has an encouraging multicultural diversity.

Almost all of the world's ethnic groups are represented in Canada. International student advisors at schools can help students get in touch with such groups.

High Tech Country

Canada is an international leader in computer and information technologies and has a reputation for excellence in such sectors as telecommunications, trSansportation and engineering; and specifically, aerospace, urban transport, microelectronics, medical devices, advanced software, hydroelectric and nuclear power, lasers and opto-electronics, biotechnology etc.

Canada was among the first in the world to recognize the need to connect schools and libraries to the Internet, and its School Net program is being copied around the world.

Contact Detail

CEC India
(New Delhi)

Hazel Siromoni, Manager
Canadian Education Centre
86, Paschimi Marg, Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi, India
110 057

Mailing Address:
Canadian High Commission
Canadian Education Centre
7/8 Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi, India 110-021
Tel: 91-11 614 6648
Fax: 91-11 614 6078
E-mail: [email protected]