About Canada

Canada is the second largest country geographically in the world after Russia and has a population of 34,834,841 people. There are two official languages – English and French. Canada is a federal nation with ten provinces and three territories. Climate varies from +30 degrees Celsius in the summer months, to -20 degrees Celsius in the winter months. Canadian nature is well known all over the world. Canadian, mountains, lakes, rivers, forests make people feel themselves like in a huge National Park. Bordering with USA and possessing valuable natural resources helps Canada to maintain its economics on a very high level. The main destinations for tourists are: Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Quebec and Montreal. During the winter tourists can enjoy skiing on the stretching mountains.

Canada is known throughout the world for its multiculturalism and for promoting the concept of “salad bowl”. In Canada, people from all cultures mingle and retain their identity, forming a large web of multicultural diversity. Canada is widely known for spending more per capita on its education system, than any other country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Canadian universities and institutions are widely known for providing superior quality of education.

There are a large number of universities in Canada, which provide high quality education to students. Along with universities, there are also several other community colleges and technical institutions which provide vocational programs to get a job. These universities and institutions offer over 8,000 programmes at 150 public institutions.

Canadian universities have been a host to a large student population from around the world. Students gather to Canada, because Canadian universities deliver the best knowledge to the students.

The tuition fee of Canadian universities is comparatively low when compared to universities of other countries. This is also one of the reasons for competitive admission in universities. Students who want a job can enroll themselves in community colleges and technical institutions, as the vocational programmes offered by them last for one to three years.

Why Study in Canada ?

  • Qualifications Valued Around the World
  • Affordable Education
  • Multicultural Society
  • Healthy and Safe Communities
  • World-Class Language Education
  • Exciting Campus Lifestyle
  • Innovative and Abundant Research Opportunities
  • Land of Possibilities
  • Possibility of Immigration

Qualifications Valued Around the World:

Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality controls mean that you’ll be earning a high-quality education that will open doors for your future and benefit your career over the long term. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is globally recognized as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States or Commonwealth countries

Affordable Education:

The quality of education and living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world, but the cost of living and tuition fees for international students are generally lower than in other countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom. As such, Canada is often the preferred choice for students attending college or university.

Multicultural Society:

With almost all of the world’s ethnic groups represented in Canada, it’s hard not to find ethnic foods and recreation activities associated with specific cultures. In fact, your international student advisor can help you get in touch with any number of ethnic clubs and associations for you to join while you’re here.

Healthy and Safe Communities:

While you may have heard of or experienced Canadians’ friendly and open nature, you may not have known that the United Nations consistently ranks Canada as one of the best places in the world to live. As an international student in Canada, you’ll enjoy all of the same freedoms which protect Canadians – respect for human rights, equality, and a stable and peaceful society.

World-Class Language Education:

Did you know that Canada is a bilingual country and is considered a world leader in language training? Since teaching French and English as a first and second language is an integral part of a Canadian education, you will be able to improve your fluency and capacity for either language as you further your studies.

Exciting Campus Lifestyle:

Canada’s post-secondary campuses aren’t only wired with the latest in sophisticated technology, but countless other modern amenities as well. From Olympic-quality sports facilities to public concert halls and art galleries, Canada’s post-secondary campuses offer you enormous possibilities for learning and leisure. Plus, you’ll have incredible opportunities to meet like-minded individuals and gain valuable experience through student-run governments, radio, newspapers and businesses.

Innovative and Abundant Research Opportunities:

Since research is one of the key components of a Canadian post-secondary education, you’ll have ample opportunity to become a part of this vibrant aspect of education. In Canada, government and industry together support research including: telecommunications, medicine, agriculture, computer technology, and environmental science.

Land of Possibilities:

Under Canada’s highly dynamic and hands-on academic environment, you will not only acquire knowledge and skills in analysis and communication, but you will also learn how to express yourself, demonstrate your creativity, and develop your self-confidence! Teachers and professors are always available and eager to help with lessons, and studies fuse academic excellence with interaction and collaboration in the classroom.

Possibility of Immigration:

Did you know that some international students with Canadian credentials and Canadian work experience may apply for permanent residency without having to leave Canada? For more information about the possibility of immigration to Canada once your schooling is complete, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

Canada Education system

  • 1) More than 300,000 international students chose Canada in 2013!
  • 2) Canada has 4 universities in the top 100 of the Shanghai World University Rankings (2014).
  • 3) 5 MBA schools in Canada placed in the top 100 Financial Times Rankings (2014).
  • 4) Canadian students perform well in reading, literacy, maths and sciences, top among English and French speaking countries according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Program for International Student Assessment (PISA).
  • 5) More than one third of Canada’s research is conducted at Canadian universities – one of the highest rates among OECD and G8 countries.

Canada is one of the world’s top education performers and is the top OECD country in spending per student on public postsecondary education. Students score high on international tests reflecting the dedication each jurisdiction has on the quality of our education system.

In Canada, post-secondary education is the responsibility of provincial and territorial governments, and in each province and territory there are laws, policies and procedures that govern the operation of education institutions. The basic structures of provincial and territorial education systems across Canada are similar. Each has 3 tiers — elementary, secondary, and postsecondary; all provide universal, free elementary and secondary schooling for Canadian students.

Each jurisdiction has its own quality assurance mechanisms that are used in combination to ensure quality in the country’s wide range of post-secondary institutions (Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials, 2011). This ensures Canada’s academic credentials continue to be valued worldwide.

Step 1-2-3

Want to study in a particular province or find out what schools are available in which province? Try our handy Step 1-2-3 tool to find out what programs are available, how much it costs and what documents are required as a citizen of your country.

Canada Admission Requirements:

The following checklist will be helpful while applying in CANADA.

  • Passport with validity at least 6 months
  • HSC or equivalent completed
  • All academic certificate and transcript photocopy
  • Graduation degree certificate / Provisional certificate (if applying for PG)
  • IELTS / TOEFL / PTE Score result
  • Two passport size white background photo
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Purpose (SoP)
  • Two recommendation letter by the teacher of last institution
  • Work experience letters (if applicable)
  • Any other relevant certificates
Please contact us at Pacific global network personally for further assistance on the above and Visa Procedure.

Other Requirements For Canada:

Admission Intake & Application Fees

There are two major intakes in most of the universities and colleges in Canada – Fall (starts in September) and Winter (starts in January). Deadlines for these intakes vary from institution to institution. Generally, the deadlines for Fall intake are between January and April and deadlines for Winter intake are between June and September.

It takes about 8 to 12 weeks for an application to be processed in Universities and colleges require about 2 to 4 weeks to process an application.

Application Fees

Each university has different application fees such as 150 CAN$ /200 CAN$ which could be waived during events like Spot Admissions organized by Pacific global network Ltd. At spot admissions events, students also get an opportunity to meet university representatives personally.

  • Methods of Payment
  • Payment for online applications is accepted by:
  • Credit card (VISA, MasterCard or American Express). Prepaid credit cards and VISA debit cards are not accepted.
  • Online banking (Canadian banks and credit unions only). Normally takes 1-3 business days.
Application Procedure

Though each University specifies its application procedure / requirements, generally one can apply for admissions through us at Pacific Global Network, where by all application, admission and correspondence services will be provided by us. You can give us all necessary supporting documents and we will assist you with the entire admission procedure.

Spot Interviews

Spot interviews are also conducted by several visiting Universities at our offices: In this case, one is required to attend an interview conducted by university staff/ faculty, who will offer the student an on the spot decision, about whether or not he is eligible for admission. Also, further relevant inquiries can be made and are usually answered by the representative.

Our Process


Get Advice

Our counselors will give you guidance so that you have a clear path to follow.


Pick an Institute

You can choose from some of the top ranking universities of Canada that we represent.


GTE Assessment

Our counselor processes your Genuine Temporary Entrant Assessment.


Accept the Offer

Accept the offer and pay the tuition fee of the institute.


Get Visa

Go to the Visa office and get bio-metric scan after receiving Confirmation of Enrollment.


Prepare for Abroad

After getting your visa, prepare for abroad. Best of Luck !

Get Advice

Pick an Institute

GTE Assessment

Accept the Offer

Get Visa

Prepare for Abroad

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Important & Useful Links

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