Canada has always been the most preferred destination for higher education among the International students, by serving as an epitome of quality education and renowned highly ranked universities. It has one of the best curriculums with recognised degrees. Students studying longer than 6 months will require a study permit (student visa), for students with 6 months or less than that it is not mandatory.
There are three major intakes namely: fall, summer and winter; which are in the month of September, January and May respectively. Intake is also there in the month of July and October, though it is limited for specific courses.
Note: The visa office in your country will provide specific instructions for the documents you need to provide; this can vary according to your location. If required assistance, you can get help at your nearest visa application centre (VAC).
Study permits will automatically authorize the holder to work on/off-campus for up to 20 hours per week during the academic session and full-time (i.e. 40 hours per week).
Many of the programs have inbuilt internships of one or two semesters which provide an opportunity for the student to get first hand exposure and experience in Industry relating to his or her area of study.
All international students who have graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution are eligible for a Post Study Work Visa to gain valuable Canadian work experience. To be eligible for a Post Study Work Visa, international students.
One has to no longer wait for their results you can apply for a visitor record in order to stay in Canada longer,
leave Canada and apply for PGWP (Post Graduation work permit)
If you are staying in Canada and the permit is expired then you must apply to restore your status as a student and apply for your PGWP. Thus, you might require to pay additional fees.
Your PGWP validation depends on the length of your study program.
If your program was for less than 8 months, you are not eligible for a PGWP.
If your program was more than 8 months but less than 2 years
We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for up to the same length as your study program. For example, if you completed a 9-month program, we may give you a work permit for up to 9 months.
If your program was 2 years or more
We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for 3 years.