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Study in Canada with IELTS
Just like you, people choose IELTS to support their study ambitions in Canada. They know more than 11,000 organizations globally accept IELTS. It is the most respected test of English in the world. With IELTS, you know that your score can help you with a Canadian study visa. It also helps you with entry into Canadian universities, schools, training colleges and other tertiary institutions.
We know getting the results you need is important for your study in Canada. So, that’s why IELTS also offers you more free practice material than any other language test. IELTS helps you succeed.
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Find out which universities accept IELTS in Canada
What is the required IELTS score for studying in Canada?
Most universities and academic institutions have different requirements when it comes to IELTS scores. So, what is the best way to find out about the requirements for the course you’re interested in? Of course, you can contact the course provider directly. But you can also get in touch with an education counsellor. They have access to information from multiple education providers.
Study in Canada
Are you looking to stay in Canada for education purposes? A Canadian Student Visa is your starting point. Generally, you can apply for a student visa by enrolling in:
What can you do on a Student Visa?
Study and Work in Canada
As a study permit holder, you must be enrolled at a designated learning institution.
You must show that you’re actively pursuing your studies by:
being enrolled full-time or part-time during each academic semester (excluding regularly scheduled breaks)
making progress towards completing your program’s courses,
and not taking authorized leaves longer than 150 days from your study program
You must let the government know any time you change post-secondary schools
end your studies if you no longer meet the requirements of being a student,
leave Canada when your permit expires
You must also follow the other specific conditions listed on your study permit, which could include:
the level of studies you can attend
if you’re allowed to work as a student in Canada, including:
if you can work on or off-campus, and
if you can complete a co-op work term or internship
if you need to report for medical procedures
if you’re allowed to travel within Canada, and
the date you must stop studying.
What makes Canada a top study destination for international students?
Canada's university system ranks in the top 25 in the world. Three Canadian universities feature in the top 100 worldwide. This makes Canada a good choice for students wanting to study abroad.
Canada has a strong economy and a high standard of living. So it’s not surprising that Canada has multiple cities in the top 10 on the most liveable cities list. This makes it one of the most popular international study destinations in the world.
Canada hosts more than 250,000 international students and has experienced a huge increase in demand from overseas students in recent years.
From The Philippines and Dubai to Canada - Why I chose Canada for my studies
From The Philippines and Dubai to Canada - Hear Mary speak about her experience studying at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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