Quebec says certain international students who have completed their programs can start work while their application for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is being processed. The right to start work is specifically for International students whose Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) and study permit expire on December 31 this year after being automatically extended due to COVID-19.
Canadian universities and colleges are increasingly wooing international students to study in Canada – especially those from China – to boost their bottom line, a Statistics Canada study reveals. China is the source of more than half of all international students in Canada. During the decade that closed at the end of the 2018-19 academic year, the growth in the
Ontario briefly open its Employer Job Offer: International Student stream on Thursday, November 26, before it was closed again due to a technical issue. “The Employer Job Offer: International Student stream opening has been paused due to technical issues and will not reopen today,” an Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program statement said. The popular stream was
The coronavirus pandemic has severely disrupted the Canada immigration system since restrictions were first introduced in March 2020. Canada’s federal government reacted by restricting international travel and closing the Canada-U.S. border, with most of the measures taken still in place eight months later and likely to remain into 2021. COVID-19 policies have severely limited Canada’s
International students attending approved colleges and universities can travel to Canada under an exemption to coronavirus travel restrictions in place since October 20, 2020. To be allowed into Canada, international students approved for a study permit must be attending a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by their provincial or territorial
International students attending approved colleges and universities can travel to Canada from today (October 20, 2020) under new exemptions to coronavirus travel restrictions. To be allowed into Canada, international students approved for a study permit must be attending a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by their provincial or territorial government.
Canada’s Start-Up Visa represents an important option for international students who do not qualify for permanent residence through skilled worker immigration streams. While Ottawa has taken steps to gear up the Express Entry system to favour international students, they are by no means guaranteed to qualify for a coveted Invitation to Apply (ITA). Despite specific
International students applying to study in Canada have put the country’s coronavirus response on a par with Australia and New Zealand in a survey of popular education destinations. Canada scored well on a range of factors including pandemic response, safety of citizens and visitors, welfare of international students and economic stability in a survey conducted
Quebec’s immigration ministry has moved to extend the stay of international students whose Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) expired as of April 30, allowing them to apply to stay in the province until the end of 2020. The move is aimed at those who had their courses interrupted by efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus
International students considered coronavirus essential workers in Canada have been exempted from the 20 hours of work per week limit usually applied to study permit holders when classes are in session. The exemption, in place until August 31, 2020, covers those working in ‘health care, critical infrastructure, or the supply of food or other critical