Summer is festival season in Canada, with hundreds of events on offer across the country. Whether you’re working during the summer vacation, or taking extra classes, take a break and check out some of these iconic Canadian festivals featuring music, food, dance, theatre, sport, and more. [Read more…]
In recent months, various media sites have repeatedly featured reports of a surging interest in Canada as an international study destination. This interest heightened further in the weeks following the election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States in November, 2016. However, it was unclear at the time whether this well-publicised increase in interest and applications would translate into actual increases in international students in Canada. Now, it is clear that this is the case, as institutions across Canada have reported significant increases in international student enrolment for the 2017/2018 academic year. [Read more…]
A new ranking of higher education systems worldwide shows Canada continues to be a leader in post-secondary education. The country came seventh worldwide in the 2017 Universitas 21 (U21) Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, a report that ranks 50 national higher education systems in four areas: Resources, Environment, Output, and Connectivity. [Read more…]
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Ontario’s community college network, established in the late 1960s after the province’s Ministry of Education passed a bill to create an accessible post-secondary education system as an alternative to universities. To this day, publicly-funded community colleges across the province continue to provide a high standard in academic and vocational training. Read on to learn more about Ontario’s community colleges, and the advantages of choosing a college education in Canada.
On May 1, 2017, the province of Ontario reopened the International Masters Graduate and International PhD Graduate streams of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) for the second time in 2017. In a testament to the popularity of these streams, the International Masters Graduate stream reached its intake limit that same day. These popular Canadian immigration streams offer a route to permanent residence for eligible individuals who have studied in Ontario. [Read more…]
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released its Express Entry Year-End Report covering 2016, providing a valuable insight into the successes and status of the Express Entry system for immigration to Canada. Individuals who are interested in studying in Canada are likely to be particularly interested in this report, as it highlights the recent changes and trends within the Express Entry system, and how this benefits international graduate candidates.
The choice of a university or college in Canada could be the most important decision a prospective student has yet faced. Choosing the right post-secondary institution can determine a student’s academic success, and their enjoyment of the student experience. With so many options, and so much information available, it can be difficult to know where to start.
To help the process, CanadaVisa.com has recently updated its comprehensive School Search tool for 2017. School Search provides a centralized, up-to-date database on Canada’s universities and colleges, with profiles on more than 150 institutions across the country. [Read more…]
Attorney David Cohen has been invited by World Education Services (WES) Global Talent Bridge to discuss the CanadaVisa Study Hub, an online portal that provides international students and graduates with the means to maximize the potential of their time in Canada. Get the exclusive interview here. Read Full Article