Banking for International Students: A Helpful Guide to Picking the Right Bank Account and Credit Card in Canada

Credit to Author: TD| Date: Thu, 16 May 2024 13:00:37 +0000

Welcome to Canada – your new home during your studies as an international student! You’ll soon be making important decisions of whether to open a Canadian bank account and apply for a credit card. If you’re wondering where to begin, here’s the good news—it’s probably easier than you think, and there are many helpful resources […]

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Know You Are Prepared: 10 Essential Strategies for Success on CELPIP – the Only Canadian Test Designated by IRCC

Credit to Author: CELPIP| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 13:00:47 +0000

If you’re applying to become a permanent resident or citizen of Canada, taking the CELPIP Test is an essential step toward your goal because it is one of the approved language tests and the only Canadian functional language assessment designated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Those applying for permanent residency can take the […]

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TD signs agreement with ApplyBoard, adding to international student offerings

Credit to Author: TD| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 20:54:30 +0000

TD Bank Group and Canadian education technology company ApplyBoard have collaborated to help new international students from China, India, Morocco, Pakistan, the Philippines, Senegal, and Vietnam meet eligibility requirements for a Canadian study permit under the Government of Canada’s Student Direct Stream (SDS) program. International students looking to study in Canada can benefit from ApplyBoard’s […]

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SAIT partners with BorderPass to streamline study permit processing for international students

Credit to Author: SAIT| Date: Tue, 07 May 2024 15:31:37 +0000

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is working with BorderPass to make it easier for international students to navigate the study permit process with a new partnership. This partnership will enable new international students at SAIT to access a trusted online platform that will offer complementary services to those provided by SAIT’s International Centre. […]

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New rules around off-campus work hours for international students

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 16:36:26 +0000

Starting September, Canada intends to change the number of hours students may work off campus per week to 24 hours. This will ensure they focus primarily on their studies, while having the option to work, if necessary.

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Getting PR after graduating from a master’s or PhD program as an international student

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:00:38 +0000

It may now be easier for students who come to Canada for a master’s or Ph.D. program to obtain permanent residence (PR). On February 15, 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) enacted a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) policy that was first announced on January 22 as one of many changes coming to Canada’s international […]

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Live Webinar: CAEL – Test Structure and Strategies to Help You Ace the Speaking Component

Credit to Author: CAEL| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 13:00:16 +0000

If you are committed to attaining a great score on your language assessment and increasing your chances of admission to a Canadian university, then this webinar is for you. CanadaVisa invites you to our free, live, and interactive webinar, CAEL – Test Structure and Strategies to Help You Ace the Speaking Component, on Thursday, May […]

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Study Abroad in Canada: A Useful Checklist for International Students

Credit to Author: TD| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2024 13:00:32 +0000

Coming to study in Canada as an international student is a big step, but don’t worry — this article will help you get started on your journey with confidence. Before you arrive in Canada, there are a few things you can do to help make everything go smoothly. Here is a useful checklist before you […]

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What should be included in your Letter of Acceptance as an international student

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 13:00:30 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has recently updated the guidelines for what they recommend Canadian Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) include in an international student’s Letter of Acceptance (LOA). Canadian international students can make sure their LOA is genuine and legitimate by ensuring that their LOA includes all the recommended information. Alongside newly mandated provincial […]

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Rethinking international education in Canada for sustainable solutions

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2024 16:33:29 +0000

In this opinion piece, educators Raghwa Gopal and Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan highlight complex issues facing international education in Canada and underline the importance of national conversations with stakeholder groups to find solutions. 

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