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As we start a new school year, we’d like to outline some important notes for international students regarding maintaining student status and the ability to work while studying: Study permits allow students studying full-time to work off-campus part-time (up to 20 hours/week) during the school year. In addition, students may work full-time during any regularly
IRCC has recently come out with new rules for international students in Canada. Here are some of the highlights.
One of the most important benefits of studying in Canada is the ability to qualify for the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). The PGWP program allows international students who have completed a qualifying program at an approved post-secondary institution to obtain an open work permit. Only certain universities and colleges offer programs that are eligible for
Together with student groups at universities and colleges throughout Ontario, Long Mangalji will be offering free immigration seminars to international students this fall. Come and join us if you are a member of one of the following groups: McMaster University, International Graduate Students Association Date: October 8 Time: 4:00-6:00 pm Place: Council Chambers room,
The government is pressing on with its overhaul of the immigration system, and major changes coming in the new year will make permanent residence applications more difficult. Starting January 2015, applications for PR under the Economic Class programs (Federal Skilled Worker/Trades, Canadian Experience Class, and the Provincial Nominee programs) will be processed under the new
This summer has been heating up with new rules for international students. In one of our previous posts we had told you about the new rules regarding study permits and off-campus work permits that came into place on June 1, 2014. Recently, the government cancelled the post-graduate LMO recruiting exemption for international students who are