Canadian Advanced Senior High
                    BSID 882214

Student Life in Canada

Canada is most famous for its natural beauty. To many in other countries, the word “Canada” evokes images of wide-open spaces, dramatic mountains, pristine forests and majestic lakes.

Canada is a multicultural society with two official languages, English and French, and are proud of our ethnic diversity.

Canadians enjoy a very high standard of living—Canada has consistently ranked among the top 10 countries in the United Nations Quality of Life Index since 2004.

When you think of Canada, you probably think of its picture postcard beauty – wide-open spaces, dramatic mountains, pristine forests and majestic lakes.

What might not come to mind, however, is that Canada is a modern, progressive, open and tolerant multi-cultural society with 2 official languages – English and French.

Canadians are widely regarded as friendly, polite, well-educated, interesting and healthy. Canada is also known as a modern, progressive nation with open-minded citizens.

Student Performance in Canada

Canada constantly ranks NO. 1 overall in Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA) among English speaking countries including US, UK, Australia and New Zealand for all the subjects (Science, Reading and Mathematics). The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) launched the triennial survey of 15-year-old students around the world since 2000.

More Information

  • Accept your offer for study in Canada.

  • Apply for a passport, or check that your current passport will be valid for at least six months beyond your return date.

  • Apply for immigration documents, if required.

  • Book airline tickets.

  • Buy travel and health insurance.

  • Arrange accommodation in Canada.

  • Arrange transportation to/from the airport at home and in Canada.

  • Arrange your banking—consider buying traveller’s cheques for large denominations, as well as carrying a smaller amount of cash.

  • Check baggage and customs limitations.

  • Clear all paperwork with your home educational institution.

  • Ensure all of your documents are in order and make photocopies to pack in your baggage, to leave at home, and to send to your email address.

  • Find out about Canada and the town or city where you will be living and studying.

  • Contact your Canadian educational institution with any questions you may have.
  • Passport

  • Airline tickets

  • Travel insurance certificate

  • Letter of acceptance for your Canadian educational institution

  • Key addresses and phone numbers

  • A bank statement showing proof of funds

  • Letter of introduction from Canadian immigration, if applicable

  • Prescriptions for any medication you are carrying

  • Traveller’s cheques, if applicable

  • Medical and immunization records

  • Academic history and university transcripts