Costs of Living

Living costs vary depending on location and the lifestyle you adopt. Certain areas and provinces are more expensive; these tend to be larger cities and urban areas such as Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Living costs you should include in your budget are accommodation, food, laundry, utility bills, clothing, social trips, traveling and entertainment costs. Not to forget health insurance on your list. Healthcare requirements for international students vary in each province. All healthcare insurance must be arranged before you leave for Canada.

The Canadian immigration bodies and your chosen institution will require proof that you have sufficient funds to cover the costs of your tuition fees and living costs. Often your chosen institution will provide an estimate of yearly living costs for immigration, however if this is not done, immigration will need to see proof of $10,000 in your account (additional to the tuition fees) to cover living costs for the year.

It is advisable to spend wisely and use your student card wherever one can avail of discounts so that you study stay here is not stressful and you enjoy your study in Canada. Studying in Canada is a rewarding investment in your future with access to a premier education, exciting cross-cultural experiences, and a globally recognized degree. Not unlike going to school in your own country, university or college in Canada for international students requires some degree of planning and financial commitment before you arrive, and while you are here.

Food is cheaper in Canada.

  • Dining out and most forms of recreation are cheaper in Canada.
  • Petrol / Gasoline and cars are cheaper in Canada.
  • Power is cheaper, but you use more power to heat your house in a typical Canadian winter.
  • Car insurance is very expensive in Canada.

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