International students will not lose their immigration status if they accept Ontario’s offer to refund college tuition and restart their studies in January. Important details about how the strike affects students’ immigration status have been clarified by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
One in every six students in Atlantic Canada is an international students, but the rates vary a lot by university and by province. New Brunswick is losing foreign students, but Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador are gaining international students.
Thirteen years ago, Weiqing Li married a woman he didn’t know just so he could stay in Canada and reduce his university tuition. It almost cost him his future in Canada. Li explains why others should not make the same mistake.
International students in Atlantic Canada should get better and longer work permits than students in the rest of Canada as part of a strategy to boost immigration to the region. (Members only until Nov. 13)
Chinese immigration to Canada dropped in half over the last 12 years, but new statistics show that trend may be reversing. One report shows that Chinese students are increasingly deciding to return home after studying abroad. (Members only until Nov. 13)
One unintended consequence of moving in with your girlfriend or boyfriend may be losing the chance to sponsor them as a permanent resident to Canada in the future. (Members only until Nov. 13)
The number of international students enrolled at Atlantic Canada’s 16 universities has doubled since 2007, according to a recent report of the Association of Atlantic Universities. That almost — but not quite — makes up for declines in domestic students.
Decisions made about curriculum and program design can dramatically affect the future ability of international students to immigrate to Canada. The Canadian Bureau of International Education is offering a workshop to help senior leaders in education understand those connections.
International students will now get the same free health care insurance in New Brunswick that is available to all Canadian citizens and permanent residents in that province.
Which provinces include international students in the public health insurance system offered to all Canadians and permanent residents? We have the answers.