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Why students from Thailand study in Canada

Every year, thousands of Thai students choose to study in Canada. In Canada, you can enjoy:

Study in Canada

You can send your child to Canada to attend elementary or high school or prepare for their post-secondary education at one of our English or French language schools. They will develop language skills while experiencing a new culture and building international friendships.

Canadian academic credentials are recognized worldwide and study costs for international students are generally lower than in other English-speaking countries (QS Top Universities, 2022). You can apply for scholarships to help you cover some education and living expenses.

There are many pathways to college and university in Canada. Choosing between college and university depends on your interests and goals. Canadian colleges and universities offer flexibility. If you study at one school and wish to transfer to another you are typically able to receive academic credit for courses you already completed. Some people even choose to attend both college and university.

Learn more about featured study programs in Canada for students from Thailand.

Canada-Thailand fast fact

Thailand is currently Canada’s second-largest overall trading partner in the ASEAN region. Learn more about Canada-Thailand relations from Global Affairs Canada.

Live and work in Canada

As a full-time student in Canada, you can work during your studies. This can help you earn some extra money, while gaining valuable international work experience. To build your career in Canada, you might consider staying to work in Canada after your studies.

Want to stay in Canada after your studies? You may be eligible for a Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). Learn how to work in Canada after you graduate with the PGWP from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

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