What comes to mind when someone mentions Canada? Is it the opportunity to study in a highly regarded educational system, or perhaps the frigid winters, the love of hockey, or the famous maple syrup? While some may joke about Canadians riding polar bears and constantly apologizing, Canada is actually one of the top countries in the world for education. It is the second-largest country in the world, with a reputation for being welcoming, diverse, and rich in natural resources, and offering a high standard of living. As a result, Canada has become an increasingly popular destination for international students due to its affordable education, immigration options, and employment opportunities. Many Nepalese students are among those who choose Canada for their studies. If you’re considering studying in Canada, read on to learn everything you need to know as an international student from Nepal. But first, here are some quick facts about Canada.


Quick Facts about Canada

Capital City: Ottawa

Language: English, French

Currency: CAD (Canadian Dollar)

Population: 35 million

Area: 9,984,670 km²

International students: More than 250,000

Academic Year: September – June


  • The best language schools are found in Canada. One of the native languages of 21% of Canadians is a language other than English. 40% of these people speak European and 56% speak Asian.
  • From 2008 to 2014, there was an 83% increase in the number of foreign students studying in Canada.
  • International students studying in Canada make up 51% of those who plan to apply for permanent residency.