Canada has re-opened its borders to international students, but students face extraordinary challenges if they return.
Chinese share of international students in Canada drops to lowest level since 2002. New study permits decline; total number of Chinese students in Canada declines.
Interactive map shows study permit application refusal rates by country; 75 per cent of African applications refused.
Study permit refusals soaring for undergraduate university programs; 53% refusal rate for bachelor programs driving overall increase in study permit refusals.
International demand for Canadian education eases: still up in India, Algeria, Iran, down in USA, China, Nigeria
Canada’s premier immigration program is still an important route to permanent residency for recent graduates, even though 25 per cent fewer international students received invitations in 2018.
International graduates of Nova Scotia universities and colleges can now team up with local entrepreneurs to start a business and become a permanent resident of Canada.
International students can take a term off and still qualify for the permit that is a crucial first step to immigration.
A company that recreates school records for Syrian refugees is expanding to help people from Afghanistan, Eritrea, Ukraine, Turkey, Venezuela and Iraq.
“Common fraud” found in study permit application system, says assistant deputy minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.