Study in Seneca from Nepal: Challenge to shape your better tomorrow
Right upon the completion of high school or university education, for hundreds of thousands of graduates, the first thing that comes to their minds is pursuing further education in a country they prefer calling their second “home.” It is a dream that leads them to an enriching and life-changing experience that offers limitless academic and professional opportunities, cultural immersion, excellence in education, personal growth, and an expanded network. Among a plateau of alternatives to choose from for Nepalese students to pursue their education in highly sought-after countries, interest in Canada has lately skyrocketed. Furthermore, Canada itself has several educational institutions, and this article predominantly foregrounds Seneca College, one of Ontario’s most notable public institutions.
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Sciences has been a leading institution since its inception in 1967, offering a wide array of full-time and part-time certificates, diplomas, postgraduate, and degree programs encompassing business, engineering technology, community services, and information technology at different locations across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Newnham, Seneca International Academy (SIA), Markham, King Campus, Seneca@York, and Peterborough. Aspirants could take part in Seneca’s co-up and work-integrated learning opportunities for numerous programs, as this institute emphasizes, and the programs and courses are designed in such a way that it is practical to prepare any graduates to be job-ready. In addition, Seneca has strong industry connections locally and globally, which could be a gateway to meet and interact with guest lecturers, expand networks, and associate with leading industries as a co-up seeker or full-time employee upon graduation.
Seneca has set different admission criteria for a variety of its programs. Specifically, before applying to Seneca, aspirants must have obtained stipulated English language proficiency scores. It accepts English tests such as IELTS, PTE, TOEFL, and Duolingo. To be more specific, all diplomas and advanced diploma programs require at least an overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 in the IELTS, and graduate and degree programs have higher requirements as they must be 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0. Additionally, PTE prerequisites for the preceding programs must stand at minimum 58, and the latter programs set the bar at minimum 60 to ensure students successfully transition through the chosen program and complete it without any sort of academic failure. Apart from its admission prerequisites incorporated above, Seneca has an application fee of CAD 90 to all international applicants which must be paid at the time of submitting the initial application.
Furthermore, Seneca firmly holds a belief in empowering its graduates with the most sought-after skills, knowledge, and competence to give them a competitive edge in such a fierce job market, corporate world, or entrepreneurship world. Thus, it combines the highest academic standards with practical hands-on learning, which is backed up by expert teaching professionals and newfangled technology to get the graduates on the go. On a more exciting note, Seneca is among the many Ontario DLI institutions that have the highest Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the year 2020/2021, which measure a variety of criteria such as employment six months after graduation (67.7%), graduate satisfaction (73.3%), and employer satisfaction (75.0%), and these final assessments were based on the graduation rate of 64.2%. These finest numbers signify how well Seneca has been offering its diverse programs to aspiring students to meet their academic and professional needs along with employers’ expectations.
Apart from these staggering facts and figures, Seneca is most well-known for its affordability, as the average tuition fee for the most demanding programs, such as certificates, diplomas, and postgraduates, stands in between CAD 16,000 to 18,000 per annum, and for the undergraduate programs, it does not exceed CAD 21,000. Such affordability ensures that aspiring individuals at Seneca can pursue their chosen field of study without additional financial burden on their sponsors, and as it is situated across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the availability of part-time employment opportunities helps them earn an extra penny to support themselves, learn Canadian working culture, integrate into a new Canadian working environment, and expand their networks with indigenous people at the work place or outside, as Toronto has been the melting pot to have and retain people from every part of the world, and walks of life. Hence, Seneca is not only the place to obtain academic excellence, but also the ample opportunity provider for a greater and more promising global professional opportunity.
In addition, the extensive alumni network of Seneca spans the globe and includes a sizeable number of successful graduates from Nepal. In addition to connecting prospective Nepalese students, this network not only connects people with experts in their disciplines, but also opens doors for future job prospects and mentoring. Diversity and acceptance are at the heart of Seneca’s ideals. The organization promotes a vibrant and diverse society by honoring other cultures, customs, and viewpoints. Students from Nepal have a fully immersive cultural exchange experience. This setting not only expands their horizons but also prepares students for success in a linked, international society.
The partnership between Seneca and International Career Counseling Center Pvt. Ltd. heralds a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Nepalese students seeking the most promising paths for their academic and professional objectives. This connection creates a broad range of specialized services and one-on-one support that are tailored to each student’s individual needs and goals. The International Professional Counseling Center offers genuine, up-to-date advice and direction, empowering students to make wise and informed decisions about their educational and professional trajectories to succeed in a global environment.
We have branches in Kathmandu – Kamaladi, Kathmandu – Putalisadak, Kathmandu – Chabahil, Pokhara, Chitwan, Butwal, Jhapa, and Canada – Milton.
We work hard to make the Canada Study Visa process simple and convenient for students. Our staff are available at all our branches during office hours. Alternatively, you can contact us through the LIVE CHAT option on the website. We have a wide range of career options for our students to study in Canada.