When you are ready to go to school, you have a lot of options. Many people see the value of studying abroad. This is a time in your life when you're not tied down, and it's a lifelong experience you can take with you. Canada is a great option since it's not too far from home in the case of an emergency. Here are five other reasons to study in Canada.

1. High-quality education

Canada has some of the best universities in the entire world. People who work hard should get the best education they can get, and Canada just might be the right place for that.

2. Health care

It is required for international students to obtain health care while in the country. While only residents get free health care, the cost is significantly lower than most other places in the world. As a student, you can rest assured that you are covered in the case of an accident or illness.

3. Culture

Canada is a place of diverse culture. It's a large country, so the culture will vary based on where in the country you study. In some places, you will experience a heavy French influence. You may even learn a bit of the language. In other areas, you will learn about the natives who used to inhabit the land. There's also a significant art, music, and movie scene in the country. You will be able to learn and also express yourself.

4. Beautiful scenery

Canada is absolutely stunning. The landscape includes large lakes, wide forests, and huge snow-capped mountains. The forests are magical when covered in snow. In the summer, the ground is littered with fresh flowers. You will be able to connect with nature in a very real way. While studying, be sure to take a long weekend to go camping with some new friends to experience the environment you are lucky enough to be in.

5. Low crime

Many people joke about Canadians being friendly. While not everyone is friendly, they are less prone to attack others. People generally mind their own business. The crime rates are extremely low, so you can feel comfortable walking back home from the pub at night without worrying. People are more likely to help when they see someone in trouble, too.

When you study in Canada, it will be one of the best experiences in your life. Learn and grow in Canada.

Author's Bio: 

Katie earned a BA in English from WWU and loves to write. She also adores hiking in redwood forests and photography. She feels happiest around a campfire surrounded by friends and family.