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.
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.