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Canada Announces Significant Changes to Post-Graduation Work Permit Program

24 Nov, 2023     Student Visa, Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has unveiled key changes to the International Student Program, aimed at enhancing the program’s integrity and safeguarding students from fraud. Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) will soon be required to verify every applicant’s acceptance letter directly with IRCC. By the fall of 2024, a "recognized institution" framework will be implemented, offering benefits such as priority processing for study permit applications. Additionally, a comprehensive review of the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) criteria is underway, marking the first such review in a decade.

Navigating Home Options in Canada: Renting vs. Buying for Newcomers

23 Nov, 2023     Student Visa, Canada

For newcomers to Canada, finding a suitable place to call home is a top priority. With a plethora of housing options, the decision between renting and buying can be challenging. In this article, we’ll explore the pros and cons of both options, shedding light on factors to consider and providing valuable insights for making informed choices.

Student Housing in Canada: A Comprehensive Guide for International Students

18 Nov, 2023     Student Visa, Canada

The surge in international students in Canada has created a high demand for student housing. With a record-breaking number of 551,405 international students in 2022, finding suitable accommodation has become a challenge. This guide aims to assist international students by outlining the types of student housing available and offering guidance on the search process.

Canadian Universities Shine in 2024 QS World University Rankings

03 Nov, 2023     Student Visa, Canada

As international students contemplate their educational journey, trusted evaluators like Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) play a crucial role in their decision-making process. QS, a globally respected higher education ranking organization, recently released its 2024 World University Rankings, spotlighting the excellence of Canadian institutions. Here’s a breakdown of the top-performing Canadian universities according to QS:

Quebec’s Education System Faces Significant Changes Impacting International Students

27 Oct, 2023     Student Visa, Canada

Quebec is set to introduce major changes in its post-secondary education system, causing concern among international students. Starting in Fall 2024, tuition fees for out-of-province students attending Quebec’s three English universities will double, with rates rising from $8,992 to approximately $17,000 per year. This hike aims to promote the use of French in the province