International students can take a term off and still qualify for the permit that is a crucial first step to immigration.
It’s getting much harder to get a study permit for Canada, particularly if you are from Nigeria, Ghana, Afghanistan or several other countries in Africa, Central Asia or the Middle East.
It’s getting harder for international students to get a study permit to come to Canada. Refusal rates are rising for African students, university-bound students and students headed to New Brunswick, PEI and Saskatchewan.
Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan universities and colleges depend on Saudi students far more than institutions in other parts of Canada.
Canadian immigration authorities reversed the policy on application timelines, raising questions about whether applicants will be able to get medical exams in time.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has opened seven new Visa Application Centres in China to support a spurt in applications by students, visitors and temporary workers.