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
University of Manitoba
University of Saskatchewan
Universite de Montreal
University of Waterloo
University of Alberta
The University of Western Ontario
Simon Fraser University
University of Calgary
University of Ottawa
University of Victoria
Universite du Quebec
Canadian Universities perform one-third of Canada’s research and development.
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.