Our Core Values

  • Clarity on Board: Maintaining transparency at all stages and holding trust with every student who comes on board with us
  • Ownership at work: Holding responsibility and maintaining highest professionalism at every stage of consulting from application to visa procedures
  • Tapping into Student Potentials: Placing students in higher educational institutions to maximize their existing skill-sets and expertise

Vision Statement

  • We deliver laser-focused academic services to maximize our student success and ensure an optimistic career path.

Why Choose Northern Studies

Highly Experienced Team of professionals who have a combined 38 years of experience in many diverse fields including but not limited to Education, Banking, Hospitality and Technology. Please feel free to view ‘’Our Team’’ section to get a more detailed view of the breadth of experience that we bring to the table. We choose to operate with integrity & honesty using industry wide best practices and take cases that we feel will have the highest chances of success. As a result our practice has enjoyed extraordinary success rates in both obtaining school offer letters, study/work permits and International Student visas hence, we enjoy a high referral rate from our satisfied clients. Our professionals

Our service fee is reasonable and competitive for the highly personalized, unique services that we provide . We take pride in handling each case in a customized manner tailored according to our clients needs. Once we have done assessing your case, the service fee will be fixed as indicated in our retainer agreement. We do not charge any unnecessary, frivolous or hidden fees that do not have a direct connection with your application or visa process.

As most of our clients are International Students located outside of Canada. we are very flexible in how we maintain communications with our clients. We communicate through email, Skype, Whatsapp and on the phone on a regular basis. This ensures that there is transparency at the forefront of our services and helps keep our clients informed and up-to-date. Wherever you are in the world, you can submit your documents to us online for review from the comfort of your home.

ICCRC or Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council became the only regulatory body for immigration consultants on June 30, 2011. Under the ICCRC, members are regulated by a strict code of professional conduct as well as rigorous procedure and training that ensures the interests of the consumers are protected.
Only Canadian lawyers and Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (ICCRC member) can give immigration advice and represent you in your Canadian Immigration matters under Canadian immigration law,
At Northern Studies, we are partnered with licensed immigration consultants in good standing with ICCRC. Registration can be confirmed on the ICCRC website if requested.

The biggest advantage that our clients have with us is that we are locally based in Canada. We have vast knowledge in the Canadian Education System and hold Canadian degrees. We have run businesses in Canada with both local and international consultancy expertise. We will be your first point of contact to help you succeed and establish in this new country. Our team includes ICEF certified agents holding long term industry experience, ICCRC licensed members, and professional employment consultants. Your needs and interests will be served by our team members with the highest level of professionalism, transparency and with utmost care.

Our team members are from a diverse background. We speak your language and understand your culture. Our team members are fluent in English, Bengali, Farsi, Hindi and Urdu.

Our Professionals

NAZWA W. B SALIMChief Executive Officer (President)
Nazwa Salim is a Certified Canadian Education Consultant with over 10 years of comprehensive experience in the IT and academic sector; she holds an MBA in Human Resources Management (HRM), M.Engineering from McMaster University, and is the Chief Executive Officer (President) of Northern Studies. Nazwa worked as a consultant with various private career colleges, in the past, developed documentation for International Student Programs to receive Designated Learning Institute (DLI) number from the Canadian Government. Nazwa is a TESOL Certified Trainer, and has also taught high-school students under British curriculum (Cambridge and Edexcel International) as part of her academic career. She is well-informed about the Canadian education market and provides in-depth, need-based counselling for students, helping them to reach their goals successfully.
ALI KHANDANIDirector of Business Development and Accommodations
Ali Khandani is a Certified Educational Agent and Director of Business Development and Accommodations. Ali has 12 years of extensive experience of working as a professional consultant in the Banking, Health and Insurance sector. He is highly knowledgeable and experienced in helping International Students find suitable colleges and universities within Canada to help with their studies and career goals. He also provides excellent mentoring and coaching to International Students to advise how to find suitable work as well as make necessary living arrangements in Canada. With his background in project management and scrum master coaching, Ali has worked in various teams by being a leader, mentor & coach to over 20+ team members. Ali is an honored alumni graduate from the University of Guelph in the field of Computer Systems Engineering.
OBAID ALIDirector of Business Operations and Compliance
Obaid Ali is a Certified Canadian Education Agent with 9 years of comprehensive experience as a Technology and Business Consultant, primarily within the financial sector concentrating in areas like – Anti-money laundering (AML), real estate secured lending, risk management and automation. Obaid was born and raised in Canada, (Toronto to be precise) and is a proud alumni of Seneca and George Brown College, with degrees in the field of Business and Information Technology. As Director of Business Operations, and Compliance at Northern Studies, Obaid is responsible for the development and execution of the companys growth strategy while overseeing day to day operations involving legislations and policies concerned within the academic realm.

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