How Canadian schools are responding to the growing numbers of international students

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 09:38:56 +0000

Canadian post-secondary institutions are boasting about the number of international students coming through their doors, and some are even calling for more. International students help Canadian universities and colleges expand their programs, and supplement their revenues. They also help to promote diversity on campuses, enriching the post-secondary experience for all students. Canada made it easier […]

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First francophone university in Ontario set to start classes fall 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:27:39 +0000

International students are being invited to fill spaces in the classroom and skilled workers are being sought to populate the staff of Ontario’s first francophone university. Opening in Toronto in September 2021, the Université de l’Ontario français will offer programs in human plurality, globalized economy, urban environments, and digital cultures. Programs in management, communications, social […]

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Canadian work experience and education boosts immigrant earning potential; study

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 21:32:46 +0000

Prior Canadian work experience makes a big difference to the entry-level wages that new immigrants earn, a Statistics Canada study shows. The report looking at outcomes for permanent residents who were admitted to Canada in 2016 found that those with prior work experience in Canada had the highest median entry wages of those studied after […]

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Canada’s Post-Graduation Work Permit Program is booming

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 18:56:51 +0000

The number of foreign nationals in Canada on a Post-Graduation Work Permit has skyrocketed in recent years, rising from nearly 5,400 in 2005 to more than 143,000 last year.  A new Statistics Canada study attributed the growth to the rising number of international students coming to Canada as well as enhancements to the popular Post-Graduation […]

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Foreign nationals now need biometrics to apply for permanent residence from within Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:25:59 +0000

Service centres across Canada are now open to take biometrics for foreign nationals applying to stay in the country. Prior to December 3, only immigration candidates applying from outside of Canada had to submit their fingerprints and photo. Unless they are exempt, biometrics are now required for those who are applying from within Canada for: […]

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Foreign nationals now need to submit biometrics to apply for permanent residence within Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:25:59 +0000

Service centres across Canada are now open to take biometrics for foreign nationals applying to stay in the country. Prior to December 3, only immigration candidates applying from outside of Canada had to submit their fingerprints and photo. Unless they are exempt, biometrics are now required for those who are applying from within Canada for: […]

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Looking for academic advice? Tap into information sources available around you

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 14:43:35 +0000

The post-secondary education system in Canada can be confusing for newcomers. Not only is it an unfamiliar system, but there are provincial as well as specific school differences. Make sure to tap into the free academic advice available around you as it could help you get answers to many questions, including admission requirements, the differences […]

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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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