Students across Canada are preparing for finals as we enter the last weeks of the Winter semester. “Finals”, or the final exam season that will determine a student’s performance in a class or study program, is often viewed with dread, and can be a stressful time. But this doesn’t have to be the case. Check out our top tips for breezing through finals season. [Read more…]
The Law Firm of Campbell Cohen is excited to introduce the new Study Pathway Form. This free assessment form provides users with an overview of their options for studying in Canada, and working or immigrating permanently after their studies. The Study Pathway Form caters to the needs of current international students in Canada, as well as individuals around the world who are considering pursuing higher education in Canada. [Read more…]
A new Canadian immigration program based in Atlantic Canada will allow international graduates to apply for permanent residence upon graduation, after fulfilling set eligibility criteria, with no requirement for the applicant to have work experience before submitting an application. [Read more…]
Most international students are able to work during their studies. Working while studying can build valuable experience, introduce you to new people, and help you integrate into a new country and culture. Here are some tips to simplify the job search in Canada.
The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has been active in recent weeks, inviting more than 1,000 international graduates of Canadian institutions to apply for provincial nomination since the beginning of 2017. In the latest draw, on March 22, 2017, 164 international graduates received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to the BC PNP.
International Masters and PhD Graduate Streams of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) reach intake limit within days of reopening. Both streams are scheduled to reopen to receive more applications within three months.
In a move that has been eagerly awaited by international graduates who have studied in the province, Ontario reopened two of its popular streams for graduates on February 21, 2017. The International Masters Graduate and International PhD Graduate Streams of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) offer a route to permanent residence for eligible graduates. In a testament to the popularity of these options, both streams reached their intake limit within days of reopening. [Read more…]
A new immigration program for the Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island targets international graduates of institutions in these provinces. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, which is scheduled to begin receiving applications in March 2017, has a distinct category for international graduates to apply for permanent immigration to Canada.
The Atlantic International Graduate Program (AIGP) provides a new route for international graduates from eligible institutions to apply for permanent resident status in Canada. One of the most interesting features of this category is that international graduates do not require skilled work experience in order to be eligible. [Read more…]
Montreal, home to more than 30 universities and colleges, has been identified by QS Rankings as the best city in the world for students in 2017. Two of Canada’s other popular destinations for international students, Vancouver and Toronto, also place highly at number 10 and 11 respectively, with Toronto sharing 11th place with Hong Kong. [Read more…]