STUDY IN CANADA
Every year, thousands of Foreign Nationals come to Canada to study in our Universities, Colleges, and even High Schools. Foreign Nationals wishing to study in Canada require a Study Permit, and in many cases an accompanying visa.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STUDYING IN CANADA
In order to qualify for a Study Permit, you must have an acceptance letter from a Canadian college or University (a Designated Learning Institution)
You must demonstrate adequate funds to cover the cost of tuition and living expenses during your time in Canada
It's important to apply for a Study Permit well in advance of your program's start date to ensure your application is processed in time
What schools are in Durham Region?
Durham Region is home to several leading Canadian colleges and universities including Ontario Technology University/University of Ontario Institute Technology (Oshawa), Centennial College (Scarborough/Pickering/Toronto), Trent University (Peterborough/Oshawa), and Durham College (Oshawa).
Do I need a Study Permit to study in Canada?
Foreign nationals require a study permit to study at a Canadian Institution for longer than 6 months. To be considered eligible, the Institution must be recognised by IRCC as a Designated Learning Institution (DLI). Visa-requiring Foreign Nationals will also require a Temporary Resident Visa.
Some Foreign Nationals are able to study in Canada without a Study Permit. Eligible parties include those studying for under 6 months, most minor children in Canada, and the family members or staff of Foreign Diplomats.
Can I work in Canada on a Study Permit?
For those who need additional funds or wish to gain work experience while studying in Canada, it may be possible to work at the same time. In most cases, international students are authorized to work up to 20 hours per week while their program is in session.
Can I stay in Canada after graduation?
Many students choose to immigrate permanently to Canada after having studied here. There are many different Permanent Resident programs that can help you stay in Canada long-term.
What We Do
Calver and Associates can assist you with your study permit application to Canada. We work with you to ensure that you are meeting the conditions of your study permit while you’re in Canada, and we help you transition to a work permit, and to permanent residency.
We begin by reviewing your case and assessing your eligibility to Study in Canada. We also assess the likelihood of success for your application. Our next step is to collect the required documentation to support the Study Permit application. Next, we prepare the application. This involves reviewing supporting documents, filling forms and cross-referencing information, and submitting the application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on your behalf.