Audience at a live band cheer on the act; man works in a media studio surrounded by hi-tech equipment.

Live and work in Canada as an international student

Are you ready for your Canadian adventure? As you consider a new life as a student in Canada, you have some research to do to answer your questions. You’ll find many of those answers here. Discover everything you need to know about living and working in Canada as an international student—from information on student life to travel, work, fun and planning your budget.

Canadian culture

Do Mounties, moose and maple syrup truly define Canadian culture? Maybe, but there’s more to us than just that. Discover what makes Canadians special. Hint: We think you’re really going to like us!

Canadian culture

Student life in Canada

What’s it like to be a student in Canada? What do students do for fun? Find out from other international students. Watch their videos and read their testimonials. Soon, you’ll be packing your bags.

Student life in Canada

Experience Canada

Canada is one big country! We’re a magnet for international travellers. The diversity of our landscapes—from rugged ocean coasts to the Rocky Mountains and our vast prairies, offers something for everyone.

Experience Canada

Provinces and territories

Canada has 10 amazing provinces and 3 beautiful territories. Each is unique. This section will help you discover their magic and figure out which one is the perfect fit for you.

Provinces and territories

Work in Canada

Do you want to work in Canada during your studies? Would you like to stay in Canada to start your career and a new life? We have all the information you need—from requirements to permits and visas.

Work in Canada

Prepare your budget

When it comes to planning your international study experience, money matters. Find out how to budget for your studies in Canada.

Prepare your budget

Student stories

Hear from other international students about school, life and work in Canada. Watch videos and read their recommendations. Get inspired!

Student stories

Find programs and costs

Canada’s world-class colleges and universities deliver more than 15,000 programs across hundreds of campuses. Study at some of the world’s top post-secondary institutions. From small, friendly towns to bustling metropolitan cities, the choice is yours. Use our search tool to find the institution that suits you best.

Find programs and costs

Pre-departure guide

Use our pre-departure guide as your go-to resource to plan your studies in Canada. Ready, set, go!

Pre-departure guide