International perspective: a Turkish student in Canada

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Tue, 02/07/2023 - 16:46

Unlike some people, I did not have a specific country or university in mind when I first started high school. However, I attended a school trip during the summer break of my sophomore year that helped me decide where I wanted to study. 

As part of the trip, we visited Toronto and were all registered at an English language school. For a month, I had the chance to practice my English and experience student life in Canada. After that school trip, I decided to study in Canada and, in particular, Toronto. 

Best universities in Toronto 2023

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 01/31/2023 - 18:00

On the shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto is Canada’s largest city and offers an attractive blend of campus learning and big city living. 

Students of all disciplines can study here, what with its plethora of high-ranking universities and the fees and living costs that are lower than in the US. These are the best universities in Toronto based on the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.

A guide to student funding and loans for international students in Canada

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 01/04/2023 - 14:00

Canada is known for providing cheaper study options than other top study abroad destinations, such as the US and the UK, as well as offering simpler application processes and more opportunities for permanent residency after graduating.

However, funding your degree in Canada still requires a lot of research and planning. Below is an outline of costs you’ll need to consider as an international student in Canada and a list of funding options.

A guide to health insurance for international students in Canada

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Mon, 11/28/2022 - 16:43

How does health insurance work in Canada for international students?

The public healthcare system in Canada (Medicare) is funded by taxes, meaning that all Canadian citizens and permanent residents pay towards the system and have access to it when they need medical aid. As international students do not pay taxes (or pay only partial taxes if working part time), they do not have access to this service and must have private healthcare to access the system.

Graduate employability: top universities in Canada ranked by employers 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 11/23/2022 - 11:49

Eleven Canadian universities appear in the Global University Employability Ranking 2022, designed by the HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education. The ranking reveals which universities recruiters at top companies think are best at preparing students for the workplace.