International Students will need to apply for a valid Student visa before entering Canada.
A Student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
They must have a study permit to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Study Permit.
Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada.
A Student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
Proof of identity
Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD.
Be registered at Concordia University as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.
Career and Placement after Course
Students establish careers in the academic sector, including positions in research and teaching, as well as in research and academic support service both within the college, university and government agencies.