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
Young refugees can get sponsored to study in Quebec again now that the francophone province’s premier has given the nod to the program to resume after it was halted last year. College teacher Rafaëlle Sinave heralded the return of the program as win for students and colleges. “Victory!” tweeted the Cégep du Vieux Montréal educator
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
Move over, America. Canada is now the best place to study abroad in the world, says an education website. Educations.com ranks Canada as number one in its Top 10 Places in the World to Study Abroad – 2020 listing. “Known for its untouched natural beauty, friendly and welcoming locals, and a culture of tolerance and
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
International students are going to be vital to Canada’s economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic, reveals a white paper released by a post-secondary education organization. “Colleges and institutes are ideally placed to support Canadians and help their communities recover in the months ahead,” says Denise Amyot, president and CEO of Colleges
International students looking for a place to study abroad are giving Canada top marks for its handling of the COVID-19 global pandemic, says an Australian expert in international education trends. “In May, 2020 Navitas surveyed its global agent network to explore how COVID-19 was changing the fortunes of international study destinations,” says Jon Chew, head
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.