Canada, a North American Country is well known worldwide for the opportunities it endorses. Its expansion starts from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. It is the world’s second-largest (9.98 million square kilometers in total) country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area. Ottawa, in the province of Ontario is the Capital City of Canada. It consists of ten provinces and three territories each with its own capital city: Alberta, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory, Nunavut.
The Canadian Education System:
A wide variety of courses are offered by Canadian Universities ranging from undergraduate programs to postgraduate degrees and diplomas. Innumerable students are enticed towards these globally renowned universities which offer vibrant, creative and challenging environment. Apart from these, several other factors are responsible due to which Canada has become a most appealing destination for education mainly to International Students.
Canadian Universities are recognized worldwide.
International students are allowed to work and live in the country post completion of their studies.
One of the best Education Standards in the world.
On Campus placements.
Adequate career opportunities.
Less strenuous Visa and Immigration procedure
Student Partner Program:
In particular, SPP program is illustrious and thus, is an ideal for students to choose colleges from.
SPP stands for Student Partners Program. It is designed in partnership between the Canadian Visa Offices in India and The Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) for the purpose of improving the outcomes of visa applications for Indian students who are aiming for studies abroad.
Advantages of applying under SPP:
Applying under SPP increases the probability of getting visa.·
Less documents required for visa
Fast visa processing
Quality of the institutions is assured
Advance medicals reports
Income Tax Proof not required
This is the list of Colleges and Universities covered under SPP and their location in Canada (handy list to find colleges in Toronto and Vancouver, etc.
NAME OF COLLEGES:-
|Algonquin College||Ottawa, Ontario|
|Bow Valley College||Calgary, Alberta|
|College of New Caledonia||Prince George, British Columbia|
|Conestoga College||Kitchener, Ontario|
|Centennial College of Applied Arts & Technology||Toronto, Ontario|
|Columbia College||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Confederation College of Applied Arts & Technology||Ontario, Canada|
|Durham College||Oshawa, Ontario|
|Fleming College||Peterborough, Ontario|
|George Brown College||Downtown Toronto, Ontario|
|Grant MacEwan University||Edmonton, Alberta|
|Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning||Toronto, Ontario|
|Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology||Belleville, Ontario|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University||Surrey, Richmond, British Columbia|
|Medicine Hat College||Medicine Hat and Brooks, Alberta|
|New Brunswick College of Craft and Design||Fredericton, New Brunswick|
|Northern Alberta Institute of Technology||Edmonton, Alberta|
|Northern Lights||Northern British Colambia|
|Okanagan College||Kelowna, British Columbia|
|Parkland College||Canora, Saskatchewan|
|Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology||King City, Greater Toronto|
|St. Lawrence College||Brockville, Cornwall, Kingston, Ontario|
|University of The Fraser Valley||Abbotsford, British Columbia|
|Vancouver Community College||Vancouver, British Columbia|
Courses under the above colleges
Canada is rightfully known as ‘Land of opportunities’ as it opens up avenues of quality education. Ample options are available in Canadian Universities to choose from the popular courses a fistful of which are listed below:
Applied Science and Hospitality
Art & Design
Communication / Media studies
Engineering (Computer Science, Mechanical, Civil, Electronics, Chemical, Mining, Instrumentation, Electromechanical, Automotive, Computer Communication Networking)
Finance / Accounting
Health and Safety
Law / Legal Studies
Travel and Tourism
Veterinary Science and many more.
Job Prospects after study
Demand for young professionals is on peak in Canada as compared to other countries. Canada has an outstanding reputation in various popular courses. Following are major profiles one may achieve after pursuing studies.
Construction: – project manager, site superintendent, project superintendent, construction manager and construction operations manager, Heavy Construction Equipment Supervisor
Information Security Management:-security analysts, information security auditor, network security analyst, IT technical security specialist, and threat-risk/vulnerability security specialist.
Project Management: – project assistant, project management assistant, project coordinator, project manager, project management specialist, project scheduler, project accountant, project administrator, project supervisor, project management consultant, project analyst, and project engineer.
Electronics Engineering Technology:- Alarm System Technician, Broadcast Engineering Technician, Communications Technician, Computer Aided Designer, Electrical Control Technologist, Electrical Technician, Electronics Engineering Technician / Technologist, Electronic Test Assembler, Fibre Optics Communications Technician, Junior Radio Frequency Technician, Junior Robotics Technician, Naval Electronics Technician, Nuclear Product Designer, Robotics Technician, Service Technician, Signals and Communication Apprentice, Technical Sales
Animation: – Creative Direction, Animation Direction and Consultant, Animator (2D Computer animation), Animator (2D drawn animation), Animator (3D computer animation), Animator ( Stop motion), Assistant Animator( Stop Motion), CG Modeller, Compositor, Digital Painter, Director or Series Director( Animation), Editing Assistant( Animation), Head of Model Making.
Business: – Financial Analyst, Accountants, Financial Administrator, Auditor, Economic Analyst, Personal Financial Planner, Sales and Marketing Manager, Utilities Manager, Account Executive and consultant, Banking and Credit Manger, Real Estate and Financial Manager.
Health Care: – Medical Supervisors, Nurse, Occupational Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Dietician, Nutritionist, Ambulance Attendant, Medical Lab Technician, Physiotherapist, Health Policy Researcher, Geologist, Geochemist & Geophysicist, Pharmacist, Health & Occupation Inspector.
Biotechnology: – Research Associate, Operational Quality Engineer, Associate Scientist, Product Manager, Biotech Developer.
Legal Studies: –Legal Advisor, Advocate on record
The list does not end here. These are merely a handful of courses. Apart from the aforementioned roles, enormous profiles are available in these and the other courses.
During studies, the students enrolled in graduate or post graduate programs are provided with work permit under which they can avail off campus jobs. After the completion of the course, one can seek to have Permanent Residency of Canada under Canadian experience class.