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Proposed Travel Restrictions for International Students In Ontario

By SierraMay 5, 2021
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Recently, we’ve seen many different variations of travel restrictions to decrease the spread of COVID-19 in Canada. Along with temporary flight bans, individuals traveling through air must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival and stay in a hotel for three nights until their COVID-19 test is negative. The problem is, many individuals are finding loopholes […]

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International Students Affected by COVID-19

By Ella BergquistSeptember 16, 2020
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It is no secret that the Coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone in the world. International students is a more silent group that has been affected tremendously. Although there are several options for international students to obtain permanent residency they aren’t realistic in today’s economy. The pandemic has made it nearly impossible for foreign students to […]

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Student Direct Stream (SDS): How and Who Can Apply

By SierraSeptember 8, 2020
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Are you thinking about studying in Canada? You may be able to get your student permit quicker through the Student Direct Stream (SDS)! Designed by the IRCC in 2018, the Student Direct Stream was created as an expedited study permit application for international students who are interested in studying in Canada for higher education. Because […]

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International Students: Studying in the US or Canada

By Ella BergquistAugust 4, 2020
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Pursing a college or post-graduate degree in a foreign country is an excellent way to expand your horizons. It provides you with a new look at a country and the opportunity for studying at excellent schools. You will demonstrate that you are adaptable and able to thrive in a culture other than your own. This […]

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Canada Remains a Top Destination for International Students

By Zainab JamalMay 22, 2020
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Immigration remains a priority and at the forefront of the agenda as Canada continues to recognize the importance of immigration amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Immigration is of vital importance to Canada and the contributions of international students are undeniable. “International students contribute significant economic, social and cultural value to Canada”. Per The Honourable Marco E. L. […]

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How to Choose Where to Study in Canada

By SierraMay 20, 2020
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Many newcomers take advantage of higher education and choose to study in Canada. When thinking about making this huge move, there are a lot of factors to think about when choosing where to study in Canada. It’s normal to have many questions when preparing for such a big move but don’t worry, we can help […]

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CAQ: Quebec Certificate of Acceptance

By CaseyMay 13, 2020
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The Certificat d’Acceptation du Quebec (Quebec Acceptance Certificate, CAQ) is required for most temporary foreign workers and students who intend to reside in the province of Quebec. Students Who Need a CAQ To get your CAQ, you will need to meet certain conditions. Studying has to be your main activity and you need to maintain a valid […]

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Canada Processing Time 2021

By Ella BergquistSeptember 21, 2021
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Many times when foreign national is looking to immigrate to Canada they want to know how long it will take to get to Canada. Each visa has a different processing time and application process. The processing time for Canadian Visas is defined as how long it takes the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to […]

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International Students in Canada Can Work More Hours During Coronavirus

By Ella BergquistMay 3, 2020
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The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) announced that Canadian students will receive $1,250 a month from May to August but unfortunately, International Students can not receive this funding. Despite this, Canada took other measures to help those international students in Canada. The Canadian government removed the restriction of how many hours international students can work. […]

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Can I Travel Outside of Canada While Studying As An International Student?

By Ella BergquistDecember 3, 2019
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Traveling while on a student visa in Canada can be a confusing topic and many students wonder where/ when they are able to travel. The short answer to: Can I Travel While Studying In Canada As An International Student? is yes. However, your student permit does not function as a travel document. This means that […]

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Prepare to Study in Canada: Checklist for International Students

By Ella BergquistDecember 3, 2019
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Starting your new collegiate career in Canada as an international student is an exciting time in your life. In order to hit the ground running in your chosen program, we have complied this checklist. It covers the essential items you need to have before arriving in Canada. Valid Visa and Up to Date Passport – […]

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Life in Canada as an International Student

By CaseySeptember 7, 2020
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Canada is known as a picturesque nation of cultural diversity, friendly people, and tolerant attitudes towards foreigners. Nearly a fifth of Canada’s students are welcomed from other nations, so here are some of the basics international students in Canada may need to know about Canadian life. University or College Life in Canada Higher education in Canada […]