Canada has extended the period international students can complete their studies online and still qualify for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) says 100 percent of online studies between March 2020 and August 31, 2022 can count towards the PGWP. Normally, Canada does not allow any online studies to count
International students from India are choosing to study in Canada over the United States due to Ottawa’s open immigration policies and the openness of Canadians to people from a diversity of cultures. “Canada is a top destination for high-quality, globally recognized education in an open, tolerant, safe and multicultural environment,” Canada’s deputy high commissioner to
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
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
Applications are being accepted as of Wednesday January 27 for current and former Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders in Canada to apply for an Open Work Permit to help them gather the experience they need to qualify for permanent residence. Initially announced earlier in January by Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino, the new public policy
Canada is to offer Post Graduation Work Permit holders the chance to qualify for an Open Work Permit to help gather the experience they need to qualify for permanent residence. A new public policy announced by Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino on Friday January 8 is aimed at former international students who had their opportunity to
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.
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