One of the best parts of choosing Canada as your study destination is that you can work while studying in Canada. Working while studying in Canada has many benefits. You can not only manage your tuition fees and extra expenses but also get a great job experience especially if you have plans of applying for permanent residence.

Eligibility for working while studying in Canada

You can work off-campus in Canada if you are:

  • A student at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI)
  • Enrolled in a vocational or professional training program that is at least six months long
  • Holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)

You can work on campus in Canada if you are:

  • A student at a college or university in Canada that legally grants degrees
  • Holder of a Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • Holder of a valid study permit

The study permit allows you to work for up to 20 hours a week in Canada. There are a wide variety of part-time jobs in Canada that will help you to gain experience and ease your financial burden. There is a strong culture of work while studying in Canada but make sure that your studies do not get ignored.