Many high school graduates from Russia and CIS countries, as well as their parents, begin to think about higher education abroad. Th most important factors which influence on their choice are tuition and accommodation fees, security and future employment after graduation.
In our article we would like to emphasise the advantages of study in Canada.
It is fair to say that Canada ranks third in the top ten countries in terms of the quality of life, the second place in terms of security, fifth by income level of the population, and Canada and is located in the end of a long list in terms of unemployment, because such a thing as unemployment in Canada is virtually absent.
Students from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States have a great advantage over the Canadian students in terms of their admission to Canadian Universities. The fact is that graduates of Russian High School of Ukraine and CIS countries can enter Canadian Colleges and Universities after 11th grade unlike Canadians who can enter a University only after grade 12.
For admission to a Canadian University , it is sufficient to provide a Certificate of completion of 1Grade 11 (Attestant) without providing results of centralized testing, and confirm the level of English.
If you compare the education for foreign students in countries such as UK, USA and Australia, a distinctive feature of Canadian education is not only relatively low prices for training, but the lack of need for training in the Foundation programme or A-level before entering the University, it saves academic time and the financial means of the parents.
Students of the Canadian Universities can work legally while studying-20 hours a week in term time and 40 hours during holidays, which is one of the distinguishing features of the canadian immigration system. After graduating from College or University in Canada, graduates are eligible to stay in Canada and work officially as much time as they spent on higher education, for example, after 2, 3 and 4 years of training they can work in Canada for up to 3 years with the right to receive a permanent residence status.
Moreover, Universities of such provinces as Manitoba and Saskatchewan return to its graduates-foreigners 60% of the cost of their tuition fees on condition of the contract of employment with the employer from these provinces.
The process of admission to a Canadian University can be divided into the following stages: