The value of continuing education: the reason you enroll is as important as what you sign up for

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:55:56 +0000

There are some excellent reasons why you might want to enroll in just one or a few continuing education courses. Even attending a single course could give you a view of the Canadian education system, its standards, classroom style and expectations. It can also help you get a job by demonstrating your abilities or help […]

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International education in Canada is booming — but the system is flawed. Here’s how to fix it

Credit to Author: Admin Admin| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 00:10:08 +0000

Make more classroom supports available. Provide better information on employment rights. And begin regulating education recruiters. Those are just some of the ways to bolster the experience of international students in Canada and improve the burgeoning international education system, according to students, teachers, policy-makers and others. A months-long joint investigation by the Toronto Star and […]

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Funding your education in Canada

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 17:50:17 +0000

Canadian universities are seeing increasing numbers of international students, but these students often face challenges, such as high tuition and fees. Most financial aid options offered at universities in Canada are intended to benefit Canadian students. As an international student, options of finding aid in Canada are limited and it is critical that you understand […]

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Get ready to participate in school

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 00:03:06 +0000

There are some very significant reasons to actively participate both in class and at school. While getting extra marks for participation in some classes may be reason enough to raise your hand to answer, ask a question or offer a comment, being an active contributor brings multiple benefits: from getting references, meeting new people, making […]

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Dealing with cultural differences in the classroom

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:27:31 +0000

When we add newcomers to the diverse student mix in a typical Canadian post-secondary classroom, we have the possibility of delight as well as tension. The delight is the opportunity for students to learn from each other and develop an appreciation of how others do things. On the other hand, tensions can develop leading to […]

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Applications for Quebec Experience Program’s Graduate Stream suspended until November

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:12:28 +0000

Pour lire cet article en français, cliquez ici. Applications to the Quebec Experience Program’s Graduates Stream are being suspended until Nov. 1, 2019, the Government of Quebec has announced.  Details of the suspension are laid out in new ministerial instructions issued July 10 by province’s Immigration Minister, Simon Jolin-Barrette. There are two exceptions to the new […]

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Students from India now outnumber those from China at Canadian schools

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 17:11:17 +0000

Canadian universities are experiencing a surge in the number of international students from India, who now outnumber Chinese students.  Statistics provided to the Globe and Mail newspaper by the Canadian High Commission in India show that 172,000 Indian citizens held a Canadian study permit in 2018 compared to 142,000 from China. The Globe and Mail […]

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Canada extends application period for Post-Graduation Work Permits, drops valid study permit requirement

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:12:51 +0000

International students hoping to remain in Canada on a Post-Graduation Work Permit now have six months to apply once they obtain their notice of graduation and are no longer required to have a valid study permit.   The Government of Canada announced the changes on Thursday, February 14, along with other modifications to the popular program. […]

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Studying in Canada with mental health challenges

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 23:57:43 +0000

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 30; we want to talk about handling mental health for students doing post-secondary studies According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, approximately 20 per cent of the population will have a mental illness in their lifetime. Some illnesses are more prevalent among young adults, and going to college […]

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Get a study permit as an international student in Canada

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 19:57:24 +0000

In order to study in Canada as an international student, you must get a study permit. A study permit is a document Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issues that allows foreign nationals to study at designated learning institutions in Canada. Get a study permit for Canada To be eligible for a study permit, you must meet several […]

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