March 10, 2017 – Canada’s policy of attracting international students to study in Canada with a pathway to permanent residence is already working, figures show. The number of international students in Canada increased 8 per cent to more than 350,000 in the 2015-2016 school year, data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) shows. The numbers
February 10, 2017 – Canadian universities expect a huge upswing in interest from international students following Donald Trump’s extreme anti-immigration policies in the U.S. But any increase in interest will not be fully realised until the application process begins again in September for places to start in the 2018-2019 academic year. Many schools – including the
February 3, 2017 – The national organisation representing Canada’s universities has joined the academic community in the U.S. in condemning Donald Trump’s order to ban immigration from seven Muslim countries. Universities Canada, which rarely issues political statements, says the ban will have a profound impact on campuses across Canada. Although Canadian dual citizens are exempt from
January 9, 2017 – Canadian universities are reporting significant increases in numbers of applications from American students in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as president. Major institutions including the University of Toronto, McGill University and McMaster University are seeing huge boosts in numbers when compared to those received at this point 12 months ago.