Studying in Canada: International Student News

The latest news about studying in Canada as an international student, why you should choose Canada as a place to study, the secrets to a successful study permit. Canada offers scholarships for international students and also allows students to work part time while studying in Canadian schools. To learn more about the immigration process and requirements for studying in Canada, visit our section on Canadian study permits.

Traveling while in Canada as an international student

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

September 19, 2019 /

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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New Student Checklist for Moving to Canada

Prepare to Study in Canada: Checklist for International Students

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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

September 18, 2019 /

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. What to Expect in College or University Higher education in Canada […]

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Scholarships for International Students in Canada

Scholarships For International Students in Canada 2019

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If you have been accepted to attend a university or college in Canada, congratulations! Getting accepted can be the hardest part but the second hardest part is paying for that college. Many international students will take out student loans to pay for higher education but the unknown secret is that there are scholarships for International […]

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International Students in Canada face challenges

Challenges International Students Face in Canada

September 16, 2019 /

Coming to Canada to study can be very exciting. It can also be a bit nerve wracking at first due to the indifference between your home country and Canada. Many international students are shocked at how different life in Canada can be. We have compiled a few challenges that international students face when coming to […]

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SDS expanded to include students from Senegal and Morocco

The Student Direct Stream Expands in Order to Support Francophone Immigration to Canada

September 2, 2019 /

On August 30, 2019 Canada made the Student Direct Stream (SDS) available to students from Senegal and Morocco beginning in September 9, 2019. The SDS aims to streamline student immigration by processing study permits quickly. Previously, SDS was available to students from China, India, the Philippines and Vietnam with the average processing time less than […]

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Quebec Suspends PEQ

Quebec Graduate Stream is Temporarily Suspended

August 6, 2019 /

Recently, the Ministry of Immigration for Quebec announced that there will be a temporary suspension on the intake of applications under the Quebec Graduate Stream of the Programme de l’experience quebecoise or the PEQ. There will be no new applications accepted unless they meet one of the two exceptions. This suspension is said to remain […]

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International Students in Canada

What Can International Students Do in Canada? FAQ about Studying in Canada

November 7, 2018 /

Canada is one of the number one countries to study higher education in which makes it very popular for international students. Many young adults and adults study abroad in Canada for the many opportunities they allow. VisaPlace receives a lot of questions pertaining to what can international students do while in their studying in Canada. […]

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Studying in Canada

Things You Should Know Before Studying in Canada

September 11, 2018 /

Moving to a foreign country to continue your education can introduce some changes and challenges that you will need to prepare yourself for before coming to Canada to study. Although Canada is one of the most popular country for higher education there are many things that international students aren’t aware of before coming here. There […]

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University of Toronto, McGill University and University of British Columbia

Top 3 Universities in Canada

August 27, 2018 /

Deciding where to go to university or where to do postgraduate work can be a stressful  time for many students. Luckily, if you are considering studying in Canada, there are many wonderful  options. Canada boasts three of the top universities in the world: University of Toronto, McGill University and the University of British Columbia.   […]

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