Ottawa’s latest moves to help international students are not enough and the country should do more to make life easier for them, claim two immigration experts, writing for the Toronto Star. “Canada should consider expanding universal healthcare coverage to include international students, placing caps on tuition fees for international students, and expanding the eligibility criteria
Ottawa is temporarily tweaking its Post-Graduation Work Permit Program to make things easier during the pandemic for international students who are either already in eligible programs or will begin them by this autumn. Usually, the time these students spend on distance learning courses is excluded from consideration for the length of their PGWP – and
Nigerian immigration to Canada more than tripled in the five years before the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and a new study shows this “Canada Rush” was driven by a longing for a more prosperous future. In ‘Deconstructing the Canada Rush – A Study on Motivations for Nigerians Emigrating to Canada’, the Africa Polling Institute
Canada is to allow international students to complete their entire programs online from their home countries and still qualify for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). The new step, announced Friday by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), is the latest is a slew of measures designed to address the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on foreign
Ottawa has made further significant changes to help international students wishing to study in Canada start a new program online from this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. Changes to the Study Permit application process and to how time spent studying online counts toward a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) were announced on Tuesday, July 14.
Canada has announced new Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) rules for international students forced to study via distance learning because of restrictions to stop the spread of coronavirus. The change announced on May 14, 2020, allows students unable to study in Canada to count time spent distance learning towards their PGWP eligibility. Under the change, a