Destination - Canada


Visa Process:

Without a valid study permit, even an admission in a top university will be a total waste. Applicants’ desire to study in Canada will come to a standstill if the documentations for securing visas are not presented well. EDU World provides fully personalized and case specific comprehensive Visa guidance services, which enumerates on the following:

  • • Guidance on Student Partnership Program Visa (SPP)
  • • Presentation Techniques
  • • Assistance for securing bank loans.
  • • Visa Document Checklist
  • • Do’s & Don’ts
  • • Visa Mock Interviews
  • • Help with opening GIC Account
  • • Preparation on arrangement and presentation of funds.
  • Work Permit after graduation:

    A one year work permit is given to any student who studies at least 8 months. If a student’s program is between 8 months to 2 years, then he gets a work permit that is equivalent to the length of the program. If the study program is at least 2 years, then the student gets a 3 year work permit.

    Permanent Residency:

    PR (Permanent residency) is a unique advantage of Canada. A student can apply for PR immediately upon graduation, while some highly qualified students may apply even before they graduate. A PR card can be received within 6 – 24 months of applying. Spouses of international students are eligible for a work permit, for as long as the course duration of the student. Most spouses go to Canada on a visitor’s visa and then apply for a work permit from Canada itself.

    Employment Opportunities:

    Boasting a strong and stable economy, Canada today offers ample of opportunities to international students to work. The service sectors employs quite a lump sum of the entire workforce with jobs in sectors relating to financial services, education, health care, technology, and tourism and telecommunications industry. Canada also has a sizeable manufacturing industry with particular importance being the automobile industry. Hence, it is not surprising that each year Canada is the choice for tens of thousands Indian students. After completion of a program, a student can work in Canada for anywhere between 1 to 3 years depending on the qualifications attained. Many international students choose to stay back permanently as Permanent Residents.

    Students can avail ample of full time employment opportunities available for them in the Canada after completion of their studies. To begin with, most institutes encourage their students to participate and play an active role in engaging with the Career Centers set up on Campuses. The Career Center provides useful advice on how the student should be upgrading their skills in certain areas and advices on which areas of improvement to focus on. Additionally, the Career Center helps in editing the student’s resume along, advice on dress code and code of conduct to be followed during different professional events, it conducts mock job interviews to better train students for job interviews and finally helps students with a list all the job opportunities available in Canada. Some institutes also have Career Fairs whereby companies are invited to meet and interview students for placements in companies after completion of a student’s education. Professors due their experience in specific industries that they have been teaching in also have strong industry and professional networks which the students must utilize in order to have access to top-notch job opportunities. Students can also attend a large variety of career and job fairs held in Canada to approach companies for full time employment. Lastly, local newspapers and online jobs portal are also popular ways of finding jobs. The key to getting a job is strong academics and developing strong networks from the above opportunities with company and university/college officials’ right from the time of the student arrival in Canada. There are quite a handful of job banks available for students to seek employment in Canada some of which include:

  • http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/
  • http://www.monster.com.ca
  • http://www.torontojobs.ca/
  • http://ca.hotjobs.yahoo.com/
  • http://www.dice.com
  • http://toronto.craigslist.org/
  • http://careersearch.4jobs.com/Free/Default.asp
  • http://www.job-interview.net/
  • http://www.rileyguide.com