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Plan your studies in Canada

Every successful venture starts with a plan. Before you come to Canada as an international student, gather all the information you can about preparing for your new life and making the most of it once you get here.

We’re here to help with some handy resources to get you started.

Education system

What options do you have as an international student in Canada? Learn about the education system in Canada and everything you need to know - from elementary school to university and graduate studies.

Education system

Before your studies

Take a few minutes to read our Pre-departure guide and review our checklist. Gather information on topics like permits and visas, finding an education agent, health care, housing and more.

Before your studies

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

During your studies

You chose Canada because you want a high-quality education and an experience you’ll never forget. Living here means you’ll also be adapting to Canadian culture, language and weather. Learn all about life during your studies.

During your studies

After your studies

Do you want to stay in Canada after you graduate? Maybe you want to transition into a career in Canada. Learn how Canada makes it easy for you to immigrate and start a new life.

After your studies

Student stories

Hear from the experts! International students from all over the world share their recommendations and their stories about studying in Canada.

Student stories