More international students becoming Canadian immigrants

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 09:00:05 +0000

More and more international students are choosing to study in Canada, and the Canadian government views them as a promising source of labour. According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the number of study permit holders increased from 122,700 to 642,500 between 2000 and 2019. Three in 10 international students who arrived in Canada after 2000 transitioned […]

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Immigration programs for international student grads in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 09:00:31 +0000

You have a number of options to stay in Canada after you graduate. Having a Canadian credential plus domestic work experience makes you a prime candidate for several immigration programs. There are some streams that just require a credential, such as a master’s or PhD, but having Canadian work experience or a job offer opens […]

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Comprehensive FAQ on Canada’s New Immigration Streams for Essential Workers and Graduates

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 21:15:01 +0000

Canada is launching six new permanent residence streams on May 6 at 12 p.m. Eastern Standard Time for essential workers and international graduates currently residing in the country. Some 90,000 immigration spots will be available. All the information below is based on what is posted on the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

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Webinar: Essential Workers & International Graduates in Canada: How to Apply for PR

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:21:01 +0000

CanadaVisa and Campbell Cohen are proud to be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday April 27, 2021 at 12 PM EST called How to Apply for PR. The purpose of the webinar is to provide an overview to essential workers and international graduates currently residing in Canada of the six new permanent residence programs that are launching […]

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International students can now do 100% of studies online and still get PGWP

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 18:52:46 +0000

International students who complete their entire postsecondary program online will now be eligible for the three-year open work permit after graduation. Canada is making it easier for international student graduates to be eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) during the pandemic. Before, online learning could not count towards a PGWP application, but that has […]

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Up to 52,000 people eligible for new 18-month Canadian work permit

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:39 +0000

The Canadian government has a new policy in place to help former international students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic while living in Canada. Since January 27, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has been accepting applications from Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) holders who have seen their permits expire or their permits are about […]

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PGWP holders can now submit applications for new open work permits

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 14:59:02 +0000

A new policy that allows former international students to obtain a new one-time open work permit if theirs is about to expire takes effect today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now accepting applications submitted by former international students who wish to obtain a new open work permit if their Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) […]

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Misrepresentation – Mistakes Matter

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 09:00:37 +0000

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada illustrates the pitfalls of giving false or incomplete information when submitting an immigration application. If a person makes such a mistake, s/he has to give a credible explanation for it. If the individual does not, s/he can be subject to a five-year ban on applying for […]

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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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International students unable to meet Canadian work experience requirement get another chance

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:13:31 +0000

International students who have not been able to meet the Canadian work experience requirements of their PGWP will be able to apply for a new one. The Toronto Star is reporting that a new policy will be launched today, January 8, 2021, by the Government of Canada that will allow international students with an expired […]

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