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Study in Canada: Pre-departure guide

Canada is a progressive, warm and welcoming nation. We are a multicultural society with two official languages—and we’re proud of our diversity. Canada consistently ranks among the top 10 countries in the United Nations Quality of Life Index since 2004. In fact, right now, we rank #1 among all nations.

Come find out what all the fuss is about. In addition to our friendly, well-educated people, you’ll also discover the beauty of our land. From east to west to our Arctic shoreline, Canada inspires visitors and leaves so many in awe.

About Canada

Did you know that there are only 4 people for every square kilometre in Canada? Learn all the basics about Canada, our geography, our people and our politics. Read more

Getting to Canada

Planes, trains and automobiles. There are plenty of ways to get to Canada. Just a warning, though: You may never want to leave! Read more

Culture shock

Life in a new country can be full of surprises. It’s also an amazing adventure. Find out what it means to experience culture shock as an international student—and how to deal with it. Read more

Working in Canada

Interested in working as a student in Canada or staying here after graduation? We offer all you need to know about employment in Canada. Read more

Canadian currency and banking

Canadians carry two types of plastic—credit cards and our colourful polymer bank notes. As an international student in Canada, discover what you need to know about Canadian cash and banking. Read more