Studying abroad in Canada
Canada is the second largest country in the world and is a great place for students to learn and explore. Ridgefield International Education (RFIE) works with students who are planning for a high school education, academic year, summer or winter camp experiences. Our task is to support you to plan for your time abroad. We provide all services to ensure your stay in Canada during your international experience will be successful.
Things to Consider When Selecting a Study in Canada Program
When choosing Canada study abroad programs, you should consider a variety of factors. In addition to the cultural differences you’ll encounter, you should also decide if you are willing to learn a whole new language, like French or brush up on your French speaking skills.
If you are interested in working internationally, then it is a good idea for you to study abroad. This opportunity may help to provide you with a wider network and access to a stream of opportunities that you may not have access to by studying in your native country. As a graduate of a study abroad in Canada program, you may find yourself in a better position to actively seek out promising careers that hold the promise of lucrative financial compensation.
Studying Abroad Can Open Many Doors
Living in a foreign country while studying abroad can be an eye opening experience. Not only do you get to see new places, meet new people and indulge in many of the local and cultural activities, you also get to gain a whole new perspective on life as a Canadian. As the second largest country in the world, you may find that there is no shortage of opportunities for you to consider.
Main reasons for studying abroad are:
Experience the different style of education, that you do not have been exposed to at home
- New culture
It usually will be the first time, when a student studies abroad. You will find new incredible foods, traditions, customs, and social structures. You will be fascinated by the new distinct cultural perspectives.
- Career opportunities
After you finish the study program abroad, you may return home with the new perspective on language skills, culture, great education and willingness to learn. Or you love the new host country so much, that you decide to stay and continue to study on a university or search for a potential job in that country.
- Find new interests/hobbies
Studying abroad will offer many new activities and interests, that you probably may never have discovered, when you stayed home. Possibly you have an as-yet undiscovered talent for snow skiing, golf, playing music, singing, hiking, water sports, etc. .
- Make long-life friends
You will get to know students from your host country. You will have the opportunity to make lasting relationships with your fellow students.
- Enhance your language skills
By studying abroad you will have to learn the language of the host country. This grants you the opportunity to completely immerse yourself in the new language. And there is no better way to lean it.
- See the world
Weekends and academic breaks will allow you to venture out and explore your surroundings. You will be able to visit place which you otherwise never would have had the opportunity to see.
- Personal development
Being in a new place by yourself can be overwhelming at times, and it tests your ability to adapt to diverse situations.
A benefit to studying abroad is the opportunity to discover yourself while gaining an understanding of a different culture.
- Graduate school admissions
Graduate school admissions boards, like new employers, look very close on study abroad experiences. Students who have studied abroad show just how committed they are to their education.
Graduate schools regularly look for candidates who will bring a unique aspect to their university.
- Life experience
The opportunity to study abroad may turn out to be a once in a life time opportunity. For most students, studying abroad will be the only opportunity they ever get to travel abroad for a long period of time. Eventually you will find a job and a career.
Ridgefield International Education Ltd. (RFIE) provides following services:
- Advise parents and students about the study in Canada possibilities and prerequisites
- Support to request the Visa for Canada
- Coordinate Health Insurance
- Register the student at the chosen school or university
- Arrange accomodation
- Ongoing review of achieved goals
- Provide ongoing support for your child during the stay in Canada
- Arrange additional education (e.g. Piano, Singing, … ) or participation in sports (e.g. Hockey, Basketball, … ) if desired
Please contact us: Contact RFIE
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