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Increased flexibility for international students to support supermarkets during lockdowns

Today the Morrison Government has announced that supermarkets in States and Territories subject to COVID-19 lockdowns wi ...

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Canada to introduce new open work permit for essential workers and international student graduates

Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino has announced a new open work permit option for essential workers and international ...

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Quebec introduces new immigration scoring system

Quebec has launched a new points system to rank the profiles of immigration candidates in the Arrima expression of inter ...

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Canada reveals first phase of border reopening

Universities Canada has welcomed the government’s first phase of easing border measures for travellers entering Canada a ...

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India asks Canada to lift ban on direct flights

The Indian high commission has pointed out to the Canadian authorities about inconvenience caused to passengers, particu ...

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Study in Canada: IRCC expands Student Direct Stream (SDS) to 7 new countries

Canada has expanded its fast-track program for international students to seven new countries. This was announced today b ...

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COVID has increased demand for these jobs in Ontario

The pandemic has overhauled the way Canadians work. While some sectors have seen widespread job loss, others are on the ...

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More international students becoming Canadian immigrants

Canadian work experience and higher paying jobs the main driver for international students to make the transition after ...

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,500 CEC candidates

On July 8, Canada invited 4,500 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The invitation round was only ...

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US sector welcomes withdrawal of proposed Duration of Status rule

The US Department of Homeland Security has announced it will withdraw a Trump-era proposal to eliminate duration of stat ...

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Canada updates Express Entry proof of funds for 2021

Canada has updated the amount of funds Express Entry candidates need to immigrate. The changes apply to Express Entry c ...

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REMINDER – On July 5th, fully vaccinated travellers eligible to enter Canada can benefit from reduced public health measures

Beginning July 5, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, fully vaccinated travellers, arriving by land or air, who are eligible to ente ...

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UK confirms Covid visa concessions to April 2022 – as Grad route launches

The UK’s Minister for Immigration Kevin Foster confirmed on 1 July – the day the new Graduate Route officially opened – ...

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Canada updates Express Entry proof of funds for 2021

The changes apply to Express Entry candidates in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Federal Skilled Trade ...

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Immigrants and international students grew Canada’s population in Q1 2021

The population rebounded thanks to the recovery of pre-pandemic immigration levels, and the return of international stud ...

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Express Entry Q2 2021: Canada breaks another record

The second quarter of 2021 was another record-breaker in the Canadian immigration world. Canada has invited 44,591 immig ...

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Canada reduces Express Entry application period to 60 days

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will once again give Express Entry candidates who receive an invitat ...

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Canada’s Express Entry draw invites 6,000 CEC immigration candidates

A total of 6,000 candidates were invited to apply for permanent residence through the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). T ...

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151 US institutions sign support for OPT program

More than 150 US colleges and universities have put their weight behind an amicus brief in support of Optional Practical ...

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Fully vaccinated travellers to Canada can be released early from quarantine

Fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted to enter Canada will not be subject to the federal requirement to quaranti ...

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Gov approves return of international students to South Australia

South Australia’s premier, Steven Marshall, welcomed the approval from the federal government, reiterating that internat ...

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Ontario PNP invites 940 international students and temporary workers

Ontario held a new immigration draw on June 16, inviting 940 to apply for a provincial nomination. The Ontario Immigrant ...

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Large numbers of US unis plan return to in-person teaching this fall

The vast majority of US universities (86%) who took part in a new snapshot survey from IIE are planning some type of in- ...

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Canada: student residency pathway “key pillar” for immigration targets
“We look forward to welcoming international students back to our campuses across Canada once it is safe to do so,”...
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US: Survey finds optimism on return of international students
American higher education institutions are increasingly confident that international enrolment and study abroad...
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Express Entry: Huge CEC draw with low CRS cutoff
Canada invited 6,000 more Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 10...
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Express Entry: Canada holds biggest PNP-only draw ever
Canada held a new Express Entry draw, inviting 940 candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 9...
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Canada plans to lift quarantine on exempt travellers by early July
Canadians and exempt travellers who are fully vaccinated will soon have an amended quarantine requirement...
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Job vacancies in Canadian health care reach all-time high amid pandemic
Vacancies reached an all-time high in the Canadian health-care and social assistance sector. By the end of 2020...
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UK: Recent-month study visa grants surpassing pre-pandemic levels

New data released by the British Home Office show that the number of visas issued to foreign students has surged over... ...

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South Australia approves plan for return of international students

A new plan to allow international students to return to South Australia has been approved by SA Health and is now being. ...

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Canada holds major draw inviting 5,956 immigration candidates
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 380. The new draw....
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‘Brand Scotland’ paying off as unis look to opportunities in India

‘Brand Scotland’ is resonating well with prospective international students, and higher education institutions across Sc ...

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Students Must Be a Priority in COVID-19 Vaccination Process, German Education Minister Says

Students must become a priority for vaccination against the COVID-19 pandemic in order to contribute to the relaxation o ...

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More international students invited to apply for Ontario PNP

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invited candidates who had profiles in the new Expression of Interest (EOI) ...

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Manitoba PNP draw: 232 immigration candidates invited
On May 25, Manitoba invited 232 candidates who can now apply for a provincial nomination through the Manitoba...
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Canada: language programs “well positioned” for growth

Canada’s English and French language education sector will make a steady recovery over the next two years, research carr ...

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Canadian Government extends flight ban from India, Pakistan until June 21

Canada has extended its ban on direct flights from India and Pakistan until June 21 to help control the spread of new va ...

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Canada's newest Canadian Experience Class draw has the second-lowest score requirement of 2021 so far.

On May 20, Canada held an unusual Express Entry draw. Not only did it come out of the blue, eligible candidates only nee ...

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Ontario holds first International Student stream draw
Ontario invited 138 international students to apply for a provincial nomination on May 18...
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Canada invites 4,147 Express Entry candidates to apply for PR.
Canada held another Express Entry round of invitations with a low score requirement on May 13....
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US: int’l students eligible for Covid-19 support under gov’t relief fund

The US Department of Education has announced more than $36 billion in emergency grants for postsecondary education under ...

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Alberta PNP draw: Lowest CRS score in 12 months
Alberta invited Express Entry candidates with a score 300 to apply for a provincial nomination on May 5....
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Vaccinated students attending Alberta university eligible to win full tuition
The university in southern Alberta announced Monday that students who receive a COVID-19 vaccination before...
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Indian students in Canada to benefit for country’s latest one-time immigration programme for 90K
Indian students will be the major beneficiaries of Canada's new one-time immigration programme which....
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UK and India agree “dynamic” strategic partnership for education
The UK and India have heralded a major agreement which will see much closer alignment on education...
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Saskatchewan invites 259 in PNP draw

Saskatchewan invited 259 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on May 6... ...

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IRCC releases application guide for 6 new immigration streams
Canada has released the full guide for the six new immigration streams for international...
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German universities optimistic about internationalisation even during COVID

Germany’s universities are optimistic about the future and pleased to have increased digital initiatives abroad during C ...

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Canadians Support Vaccine Passports for International Travel

Canadians are in favour of vaccine passports to travel internationally and attend large events in Canada, and Ottawa is ...

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Canada to suspend entry of international students to Ontario

Following a meeting with the provinces on April 29, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that international stude ...

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