International students still need quarantine plan at Canada border

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:00:07 +0000

Although Canada has begun easing border measures, having a quarantine plan is still required at the border — even if you don’t actually use it. Fully vaccinated travellers no longer have to quarantine for two weeks. Starting August 9, if you are fully vaccinated, you no longer need an on arrival test unless you get […]

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Canadian universities to return to in-person classes this fall

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 09:00:50 +0000

With promises that Canadians will be vaccinated by the end of September this year, post-secondary institutions are more confident that it will be safe to return to in-person classes for the fall semester. The return to in-person learning activities depends partially on the public health authority, as well as each institution’s administration. At this point, […]

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Why study in Canada?

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2021 09:00:14 +0000

It should hardly come as a surprise that Canada ranks third in the world for numbers of international students, with our world-class educational system, friendly and welcoming culture, French and English learning options, and favourable living costs. In fact, many new Canadians start their path to citizenship through post-secondary education. What begins as a search […]

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Canada now more popular than the U.S. as a study abroad destination

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:01:58 +0000

Both Canada and the United Kingdom have overtaken the United States as the two most popular study abroad destinations. This is according to several surveys conducted by educations.com, to better understand opinions of students on international education. Students are not significantly more interested in studying in Canada nor the U.K. than they were before, rather it is the United States’ dramatic decrease in popularity […]

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Canada among top ‘safe and stable’ countries for international students

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 09:00:21 +0000

Canada is among the top countries considered to be ‘safe and stable’ for international students and has further improved its position as the ‘go-to’ study destination because of its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to two surveys conducted by Navitas Insights. In addition, the survey suggests that countries considered to be ‘safe […]

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Canadian schools reopening to international students

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:00:09 +0000

Canadian schools with coronavirus readiness plans can start accepting international student, as of October 20. Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) are now able to accept international students who aren’t currently in Canada, and who have a study permit, or who have been approved for one. To be able to enter Canada as a student, you must […]

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Canada will accept incomplete study permit and PGWP applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 21:57:52 +0000

Some international students can’t submit all the required documents for their study permit or Post-Graduation Work Permit application, so Canada is keeping their files open until they can. The coronavirus pandemic has forced many application centres to close or limit their operations. As a result, some study permit applicants are unable to complete three essential […]

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Canada announces major study and work visa change for fall 2020

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 15 May 2020 01:52:14 +0000

Canada is making a major exception to the Post-Graduation Work Permit requirement for international students who are taking classes online this fall. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the reform during the evening of May 14, 2020. Normally, online courses do not count toward the study requirement for a PGWP application. However, given Canada’s […]

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Canada’s study-work-immigrate advantage

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:28:10 +0000

Canada’s international student population is booming, tripling over the past decade to 570,000 people in 2018.  Canada now ranks as the fourth-leading host country for international students, behind the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, according to ICEF. Canada’s higher intake is due to the global explosion of international students. UNESCO estimates there were 5.3-million […]

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Ontario reopens Masters Graduate Stream

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 20:30:47 +0000

Ontario reopened its Masters Graduate Stream to new registrations April 30 and quickly reached its limit. The Masters Graduate Stream gives international graduates with an eligible Ontario master’s degree the opportunity to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. The stream is popular because it does not require a job offer from an […]

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