Canada is the second largest country in the world bordered by three oceans: Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic. It has the largest coastlines and shares 9000 kms of land border with the United States to the south. Canada is a multicultural and diverse nations representing 250 ethic origins and ancestries. There are official languages of Canada, one being English and the other French.
Canada being rich in culture, food, people, languages, climate and nature offers a healthy life and lifestyle to the international students and visitors. Along with that, it is also one of the safest nations in the world. The Global Peace Index in 2018 listed Canada as the 6th peaceful nations in world. It has also been ranked as one of the top-ranking places to live in the world for over twenty years.
Canada has a well- established position in the world’s leading study destinations and now ranks as the third most desirable nation for international students. It has hosted nearly half a million international students till now out of which 34% come from India itself. The immigration opportunity after the completion of the course makes it more attractive for the students to move to Canada. Three universities of Canada stand tall in the top 50 Universities of world. This nation offers a high-quality education system and living standards. On the contrary it has lower fee structure for the international students as compared to the US and the UK. The affordable fee, globally recognised qualifications, international exposure, great job prospects and it’s student friendly immigration policies will help you pave a successful career path in this country.
The national capital of Canada, Ottawa is located in the south-eastern part of Ontario province. As it is located on boundary between Ontario (English speaking) and Quebec (French speaking), it is one of the most bilingual cities in the country.
Montreal is the second-most populous city after Toronto and most populous in Quebec province of Canada. It is also the second largest French speaking city in the world. It has 7 universities out of which 3 are ranked by the QS World rankings. Montreal also ranks 6th in the world as best student cities (QS Best Student Cities 2019)
Toronto is the capital city of Ontario province is the largest city of Canada. It is the financial and commercial centre and one of the world’s most multicultural city. It also holds a central location for the country’s international trade. One of the top reasons for students to choose this city is the opportunity to move here permanently. The city has also been ranked as 11th best student cities in the QS Best Student Cities, 2019.
Vancouver is a coastal city on the southwest of Canada located in the province of British Columbia. It is the third largest city of Canada. It also out ranked Toronto in 2019 because of its top-notch health care system. In student city ranking it follows Toronto and stands at 16th (QS Best Student Cities, 2019).
International students in New Zealand have the same legal minimum rights and entitlements as anyone else working in the country. These include the right to be paid at least the minimum wage, paid annual and public holidays, and rest breaks. The minimum wage rate of New Zealand is NZD 18.90 per hour, which is one of the highest in the world. A student holding a Student Visa is allowed to work for 20 hours a week during term time and full-time during scheduled holidays. Masters by research and PhD students are allowed to work full-time all through.