Over the past two weeks, international students and graduates were among 357 candidates issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). The BC PNP conducted immigration draws on July 19 and July 26, the latter draw being focused solely on workers and graduates in the tech sector. [Read more…]
Archives for July 2017
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has clarified that study permit holders studying at a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) that loses its DLI status may continue studying in the program until the permit expires. [Read more…]
Thousands of international students gathered in Canadian cities to celebrate World Student Day on Friday, July 7. The event was established by Languages Canada — the national association that represents over 210 English and French Language schools across the country. [Read more…]
Canada’s Immigration Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, has stated his wish for Atlantic Canada to retain a higher proportion of its immigrants, particularly international graduates who studied in the region. Minister Hussen spoke Monday morning at the Atlantic Leader’s Summit, an event hosted by the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU). [Read more…]
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is urging prospective international students applying for a study permit to make more informed decisions when selecting a program of study in Canada. Those with the intention to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) need to ensure their program qualifies for a PGWP upon graduation, even if the program is offered by an academic institution on the government’s list of designated learning institutions (DLIs). [Read more…]
Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario has implemented a new model in residency education known as the Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) framework. Queen’s paves the way for the future of medical education in Canada and internationally by being the first academic institution in North America to implement the CBME model. [Read more…]
The government of Canada has provided CAD $117.6 million as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs Program to bring in the best international talent to enrich academic institutions across the country. These funds are allocated to the Canada Research Chairs Program, a government-funded initiative to attract world-leading academics to the country and rejuvenate the learning process of students enrolled in Canadian universities.