The last few months have witnessed a record surge in overseas students applications for Canada for 2017-18. Canada has always remained a popular destination for overseas students. Below are the reasons for the ever-increasing popularity of Canada:
Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada said that the nation has accepted the policy of multi-ethnicity. Immigrants constitute a large share of the Canadian population whether be it for studies, job or vacation. 350,000 overseas students are present in Canada as of now. It aims to bring in 450,000 overseas students by 2022.
World class universities
Montreal has been adjudged the best city for students globally as per the recent study. It has been ranked higher than London, Boston, Paris, Tokyo and other leading metros. Students’ perception of Canada has transformed enormously. It is increasingly being perceived as a student-friendly and affordable nation, as quoted by the Canadim.
Easy visa access
The process to apply and obtain a Canada residence visa post studies is much easy when compared with the US. The surge in overseas students’ applications for Canada is also because they eventually aim to settle in the nation. Several reforms have been implemented to the Express entry. It includes extra points for overseas students applications for Canada PR if they have studied in Canada.
US President Trump with his protectionist attitude and policies has hugely influenced the perception of overseas students regarding Canada. His travel ban is the single most policy to have an adverse impact. The US is no longer viewed as welcoming to outsiders. Overseas students who would have otherwise chosen the US are looking for alternatives. Their options are topped by Canada.
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