Canada is one of the countries many international students desire to spend their studying years in. Studying in Canada is not free, but it is cheap and affordable. Canada offers the lowest tuition rates for foreign students compared to the U.K., Australia, New Zealand and the US. Below is a list of top Universities in Canada for international students and cost of living in Canada as an international student.
- University of Toronto
- University of British Columbia
- McGill University
- Universite de Montreal
- McMaster University
- University of Waterloo
- University of Alberta
- Queen’s University
- The University of Western Ontario
- Simon Fraser University
- University of Calgary
- University of Ottawa
- York University
- University of Victoria
- Dalhousie University
- Universite du Quebec
- University of Manitoba
- University of Saskatchewan
- Concordia University
- Canadian Universities perform one-third of Canada’s research and development.
- University of Toronto is ranked # 1 and University of British Columbia as #2 for sponsored research.
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Cost of Living
Living cost or better still Cost of living simply means the amount of money a student needs to take care of his/her expenses like feeding, accommodation, transportation etc. In Canada, it can be estimated as $600 to $800 a month for a student’s living expenses. This amount will take care of expenses such as feeding, buying of books, stationery, transportation etc. Below is a breakdown of the cost of living in Canada for students:
Accommodation (bedroom apartment) – $400 approximately per month.
Books and supplies – $1000 per year
Movies – $8.50 – $13
Average restaurant meal – $10 – $25 per person
Groceries – $150 – $200 per month
Please note that this list is just an estimate. A student can spend more or less. It depends on the individual.
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