NewZNew (Chandigarh) : A Press Conference was convened by Charms Education & Immigration Services, which guides students find the right course, Institute & in provision of consultancy services for turn-key student visas for Canada. It was announced that Charms is organizing Mega Canadian Education Fairs in Chandigarh & Punjab. The fairs will have under one roof Recruitment Heads of 30 top Colleges & Universities from across the length & breadth of Canada.
It is noteworthy that all reputed Institutes coming to Chandigarh & Punjab; are approved by the Canadian Government and are members of AUCC (Association of University & Colleges of Canada) & ACCC (Association of Canadian Community Colleges) and registered under Designated Learning Institutions(DLI). A Mega Education Fair will be held in Chandigarh on 13th September at Hotel Taj, Ludhiana on 14th September, Jalandhar on 15th September & Canadian Colleges will come calling in Holy City of Amritsar on 16th September.
At the press-meet information on some new developments being witnessed in Canadian education were also shared with media. Some top Universities like University of Waterloo can give waiver for IELTS if the prospective student’s score in English is excellent. Another trend noticed among Indian students going to Canada is the inclination for courses like Journalism, Psychology, and Criminology etc. This is in addition to a heavy demand for engineering, nursing , information technology & business areas.
“The Education fairs will be a Mecca for students’ wanting to study in Canada. They will know right from the horse’s mouth, about the appropriate college & course of study. Some special offers for students like scholarship, application fee waiver and on the spot admissions etc. will also be made. Latest information on student visa processing, minimum English language & Academic requirements will also be shared with the prospective students”, Said Mr. Rahul Paitka, MD, Charms Education & Immigration Services.
Said Mr. Manish Paitka, CEO, Charms Education & Immigration Services, “Canada has come up as a destination where education is more affordable than other countries. The amount of paper work to be done is a bare minimum & no old funds need to be shown. A student has to deposit $ 10,000 in GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) account through the student’s own saving bank account. What’s more, students can work up-to 20 hours part time per week off campus. For those passing out of school the fair will hold a World of opportunity.”
Some interesting statistics were revealed. Canada is looking for 400,000 students by the end of year 2022 from all over the World, with India being the one of the major source countries. In total, Canada enrolled more than 31,000 Indian students in 2013, making India the second-largest source country (second only to China) of international students in Canada that year. Another fact is that Canadian Government is focusing on Indian students as they contribute to the Canadian economy in a major way. The estimated expenses made by Indian students in Canada, is a whopping $ 917.6 Million every year which works to $ 31,720 per student per annum.
As many as 30 Canadian top institutes including Columbia College, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Camosun College, Langara College, North Island College, College of New Caledonia, Thompson Rivers University, Royal Roads University, Seneca College, Humber College, Conestoga College, Sault College, Georgian College, Loyalist College, Norquest College, Confederation College, St Clair College, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Algonquin College, University of Waterloo, Centennial College, Sheridan College, Trent University, University of Manitoba, Lasalle College, Vancouver Film School, Capilano University, Bow Valley College, Northern Lights College will be participating in the Mega Canadian Education Fairs.