Frequently asked questions about visas for students, workers and tourists coming to Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2024 12:00:32 +0000

Foreign workers, international students, and tourists in Canada on a work / study permit, or visitor visa may require a visa depending on what nationality they currently hold. Work and study visas are an important part of the immigration journey for those that require them and are distinct from work and study permits. Below CIC News […]

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How to take a break from your studies and maintain eligibility for a work permit

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2024 12:00:14 +0000

The Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) is an important document for international students looking to gain work experience and build eligibility for certain permanent residence (PR) pathways. Eligibility for this document is contingent on a few factors, one of the most important of which is maintaining full-time status* for each semester of the entire duration of […]

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Why IRCC may refuse your application for a post-graduation work permit

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2024 12:00:57 +0000

Post-graduation work permits (PGWPs) are a popular way for international students to obtain Canadian work experience after graduating from a designated learning institution (DLI). This work experience can be valuable for many reasons, including how it helps international students build eligibility for many permanent residence programs. Lately, PGWPs have been in the spotlight in Canadian […]

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Studying in Canada? Get Support with Increased Awards from the CAEL Scholarships!

Credit to Author: CAEL| Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2024 13:00:19 +0000

For international students looking to study in Canada, getting the support you need on your journey to study, work, and live in Canada can take extensive planning. Prometric has always offered international students financial support commensurate with the cost of studying and living in Canada. We are excited to announce that we are deepening that […]

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Report: Approval, processing rates drop after IRCC’s student cap

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 12:00:19 +0000

Considerable changes occurred to Canada’s study permit program in January of this year Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) instituted a temporary international student cap effective between 2024 and 2026. It supported this policy through a new Provincial Attestation Letter (PAL) system, distributing this cap among Canada’s provinces and territories. IRCC will aim to approve […]

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The top three universities in Canada according to the 2025 QS World University Rankings

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2024 12:00:32 +0000

For the second consecutive year, the top 40 of Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) World University Rankings include three Canadian universities. QS is an organization that acts as an authority concerning the analysis of higher education institutions on a global scale. QS also says that its World University rankings are “the only ranking system to measure both employability […]

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Live Webinar: A Clear Path to Academic Achievement in Canada Redefined

Credit to Author: CAEL| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 16:00:16 +0000

Let’s explore the case of the CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language) Test as one of the strongest predictors of academic success in Canada and learn about your path to achieving a great score! If you are committed to attaining a great score on your language assessment and increasing your chances of admission to a Canadian […]

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Canada announces measures to help individuals impacted by the ongoing crises in Haiti

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sun, 26 May 2024 13:00:46 +0000

On May 23rd Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees Marc Miller announced new temporary measures to aid individuals impacted by the crises in Haiti. Effective immediately, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has instituted a temporary policy to aid Haitians in Canada with a valid temporary resident status, and those who are family members of […]

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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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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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