www.independentliving.org startsida

Study and Work Abroad

Canada. Information for international students

General Information About Living and Studying in Canada

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) provides information about facilities, services and academic programs offered by AUCC member universities as well as links, expert information, stats and deep content." They also include: Directory of Canadian universities by Province.

Another directory of Canadian universities is provided by campusaccess.com.

The Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Study in Canada section is a comprehensive resource guide to schools in Canada.

Canada at Wikipedia (a free, on-line, collaborative encyclopedia).

Funding of Study in Canada

The Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade lists Canadian and international scholarship programs for foreign students wishing to study in Canada.

University Fees in Canada

All students enrolled in a university course are required to pay tuition fees, which varies between provinces and universities. A comparison of international and provincial tuition fees is provided by studyincanada.com.

Visas and Permits for Canada

General visa and permit information can be found at Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), where there is also information related to studying in Canada, and who needs a Study Permit or a Temporary Resident Visa. CIC also provide applications, guides, and forms on their Website.

As well, the Canada Revenue Agency provides publications and forms dealing with tax credits, benefits, and services for people with disabilities, including information on bringing goods that are specifically designed for use by people with disabilities into Canada duty free.

Disability Related Legislation in Canada

A short article on accessibility laws In Canada was published 2002-05 by Tara Cleveland.

Resources for Students in Canada

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)

NEADS is a consumer organization, with a mandate to encourage the self-empowerment of post-secondary students with disabilities. NEADS advocates for increased accessibility at all levels so that disabled students may gain equal access to college or university education, which is their right. The Association provides information on services and programs for students with disabilities nationwide, publishes a regular newsletter, and conducts research on issues of importance to its members. NEADS Online Work System (NOWS) enables students to post their resumes and employers to post their job openings and internship opportunities.

Disability WebLinks is "a collaborative Federal/Provincial/Territorial project undertaken by Ministers responsible for Social Services and developed in consultation with representatives from the disability community. Human Resources Development Canada manages Disability WebLinks under the direction of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Working Group for Benefits and Services for Persons with Disabilities."

Accommodation and Travel in Canada

Canada in the Lonely Planet World Guide

This entry changed: Wednesday 26th May 2021.