In our previous blog post, we informed you about the New International Education Strategy of the Canadian government and the determination of Canada to invite more international students from different countries. The focus is to attract international students from those countries that are not sending many students to Canada.
So, here is another great news and a UNIQUE opportunity for you to study in Canada.
Canada has recently announced the Study in Canada Scholarship program for international students from the following countries/territories:
The scholarship will fully fund your education in Canada covering your airfare, tuition, monthly living allowance, study permit, accommodation, medical insurance and more.
You can get up to $60,000 CAD to study in Canada! That's a great chance...
International students hoping to remain in Canada on a Post-Graduation Work Permit now have 180 days (six months) to apply once they obtain their final marks and notice of graduation and are no longer required to have a valid study permit.
The changes were announced by the Government of Canada on Thursday, February 14 along with other modifications to Canada’s popular Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) program.
The extension doubles the amount of time, from 90 days to 180 days, recent graduates have to apply for a PGWP once their schools issue their notice of graduation.
Another corresponding change was the removal of the requirement that international graduates have a valid study permit when applying for a PGWP.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) now indicates a study permit must only have been valid “at some...
According to Canadian government statistics, in 2018 alone, international students in Canada spent an estimated $21.6 billion on tuition, accommodation and other expenses in 2018 and thus contributed to Canada’s overall GDP, and that’s a sizeable contribution. The international student body supported almost 170,000 jobs for Canada’s middle class in 2016. Such an enormous economic contribution, directly and indirectly, affects the whole country.
As a comparison, educational expenditures by international students have a bigger impact on Canada’s economy than, for example, exports of automotive parts, lumber products or even aircraft.
At the same time, there’s a steady increase of interest by international students towards Canada. Between 2014 and 2018, the number of international students in Canada increased by an amazing 68%. In 2018, a total of 721,205 international students at all levels studied...