Canada has become the most popular study destination for international students than other, more historically preferred, destinations such as the United States.
According to website educations.com, the United States fell dramatically in surveys, likely due to the political instability for the past few years.
educations.com is a website that provides programs and services to prospective students from around the world, connecting them to educational institutions that have appropriate programs.
The United States was the most popular country in 2018. It has since fallen to third place, being overtaken by both Canada and the United Kingdom.
According to the surveys, Canada saw an increase in popularity among prospective students, while the United states saw a drop in popularity.
Countries that have post-graduation options for international students, such as Canada, have gained in popularity in recent years.
While countries such as the United States have imposed additional immigration restrictions, countries like Canada have been seen as being more welcoming.
Eligible international students in Canada can apply for different immigration programs which allow them to stay a legally after completing their studies.
Canada’s Post-Graduate Work Permit allows eligible international students in Canada to apply for an open work permit that allows them to work for any Canadian employer that are willing to hire them.
International students consider many factors when choosing educational institutions to apply for, including tuition and cost of living, language and culture.
International students also consider a particular country’s safety and reputation as important factors when deciding which country to submit an application for.
Canada continues to process applications for study permits from international students during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
For those interested in becoming international students in Canada, you must first do your research.
First, find a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) which has the academic program you would like to take. Not all DLIs have the same programs and post-graduation opportunities.
Then you’ll have to submit an application to the DLI. If you meet their requirements, you will be issued a Letter of Acceptance which you’ll then submit as part of the requirements for applying for a study permit.
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