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Identifying skills gaps in the labor market in popular study locations
May 19, 2022
Leading international student destinations are increasingly linking their immigration policies to skills shortfalls in their economies, as well as allowances for students working while studying or after graduation (see Australia and Canada for recent examples).
In early 2022, IELTS will debut a new online test
May 12, 2022
Students all across the world will soon be able to take IELTS Academic, the most widely used English language test for international higher education, from the convenience of their own homes or another acceptable location.
Canada: Immigration stream reopens, work permits extended for some students
May 05, 2022
The Canadian government has announced that it will extend the post-graduation work permit (PGWP) for some international students for an additional 18 months, as well as reopening an application route for permanent residence applications after clearing the majority of an application backlog caused by COVID travel restrictions.
The government of Saskatchewan has launched a first-of-its-kind education training program
March 17, 2022
Saskatchewan has developed a first-of-its-kind education initiative that will provide foreign training to the post-secondary education industry.
Important information about your approved temporary resident visa or super visa and Canada’s travel restrictions due to COVID-19
March 17, 2022
Due to the evolving epidemiological situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is continuously adjusting its border measures.
Forecast projects major growth in international enrolments through 2030
March 15, 2022
The global international education industry is poised not only for recovery from pandemic losses, but also for major expansion, according to a new analysis from the market intelligence firm HolonIQ.
Canada announces new immigration targets that shatter all previous records, with international grads being a top emphasis.
March 14, 2022
Canada is expanding its immigration policy to admit a bigger number of new permanent residents, which means that international students studying in the country will have more options to stay after graduating from Canadian universities.
More international STEM students will be awarded three-year OPTs in the United States
February 10, 2022
The Optional Practical Training program (OPT) in the United States is expanding to allow more overseas students – in more STEM-related fields of study – to stay in the country for three years after graduation, starting immediately.
Travel updates for international students
January 25, 2022
Check out the most up-to-date travel guidelines for international students in the midst of the ongoing pandemic
Omicron variant already impacting international student mobility
December 07, 2021
Government responses to the Omicron variety discovered last month have had an immediate impact on student mobility and travel all around the world.