Traveling as an International Student in Canada: Visa and Permit Guide
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Traveling as an International Student in Canada: Visa and Permit Guide

Let’s tackle the topic of traveling. Whether you’re traveling to Canada or from Canada, as an international student there are certain official documents and processes that we must follow, that is per Canadian Immigration policies.

Canada Opens New Work Permit Application for   International Graduates
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Canada Opens New Work Permit Application for International Graduates

Last May 6, 2021 IRCC opened a temporary pathway to permanent residency for 40,000 international students, alongside 20,000 temporary workers in health care and 30,000 temporary workers for other essential occupations. The temporary public policy was supposed to run until November 2021, or until the caps were reached, whichever comes first – to no surprise at all, international graduates were fast to fill up the quota and the application closed the following day; while the portal is still open for the essential workers. Throughout the pandemic, Canada has imposed a lot of measures to continuously support its immigration plan that targets to have at least 401,000 immigrants for 2021. The candidates selected for this temporary public policy have been chosen as they are proven fit to fill labor gaps.

Canada Adds 7 New Countries to the Student Direct Stream
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Canada Adds 7 New Countries to the Student Direct Stream

Canada’s Student Direct Stream or SDS is an expedited student permit application stream for post secondary international students from selected key countries that was launched in 2018. SDS applications can take as fast as 20 calendar days. When it premiered, it only had 3 countries: China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines, and a year after, on 2019, 3 more countries were added: Pakistan, Morocco and Senegal.

How You Can Get Permanent Residency by Studying in Canada
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How You Can Get Permanent Residency by Studying in Canada

There is no denying that Canada values International Students as seen by their growing number every year. According to studies, in the year 2015 – 2016, international education brought about $12.8 billion to Canada’s economic activities, this is around $10 billion additional into Canada’s GDP. This expenditure is not limited to tuition fees but it…

Getting Your Documents Right for Study Permit Application
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Getting Your Documents Right for Study Permit Application

A study permit is what’s more commonly known in the Philippines as a visa. Philippine nationals are required to have a valid study permit before pursuing an education in Canada. Getting your documents right and accurate is the most vital part of your study permit application. These documents will legally speak for your application and…

PGWP: An International Student’s Ticket to Canadian Residency
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PGWP: An International Student’s Ticket to Canadian Residency

Canada has always prioritized immigration as a key factor to promote economic growth, and all its effort is seen on different immigration programs. Immigrants are essential to secure Canada’s future. Due to this core reason, the immigration process is rigorous – each applicant is meticulously checked and proper processes are put in place.  Canada wants…

What is Student Direct Stream?
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What is Student Direct Stream?

Canada’s Student Direct Stream or SDS is a program launched in June 2018 by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to expedite study permit application and support the growing numbers of international student from the top producing partnered African and Asian countries. In as fast as 20 calendar days, legal residents from qualifying countries…

Can I Change Schools While I’m in Canada?
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Can I Change Schools While I’m in Canada?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Changing your school or program Before you change your school or program, you must meet all the conditions of your study permit. This means you must be: enrolled at a designated learning institution (DLI) and actively studying while you’re in Canada You need to contact us…

What are the documents I need for Express Entry?
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What are the documents I need for Express Entry?

All information provided are directly from IRCC Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada You need certain documents at different stages of the Express Entry application process. Documents for your profile You don’t need to upload documents to submit a profile, but you may need information from some or all of these documents: passport or travel document…