• 07 JUL 2020

    Visa application centres cautiously re-open 

    Visa application centres around the world are slowly re-opening according to the visa service provider VFS Global. This includes visa centres for countries like the UK and Canada. Some of the countries in which services have resumed include India, Philippines, South Africa and Indonesia.

  • 06 JUL 2020

    Canada launches student volunteer grant scheme

    Students in Canada have the opportunity to access up to CAD 5,000 in exchange for volunteering over the summer. The federal government created the student service grant scheme as a way to match students with opportunities that can assist communities in the country. 

  • 03 JUL 2020

    International students in Australia get a helping hand 

    International students based in Australia now have the option of accessing food aid provided by the OzHarvest Mobile Market. The food aid includes groceries such as fresh fruit and ready-meals and is intended to assist students who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 04 JUL 2020

    QS survey reveals students remain positive 

    An ongoing survey by QS has revealed that many international students remain positive about the prospects of studying abroad in 2020 and 2021. 82% of students surveyed signalled that they wished to commence their studies this year or next.

  • 02 JUL 2020

    UK government seeks to attract global talent

    The UK government is intending to establish an “Office for Talent” with the aim of securing the talents of PhD graduates with the provision and extension of graduate routes. From 2021, PhD graduates will be eligible so stay in the country for up to three years after graduation.

  • 01 JUL 2020

    Online platform for students in Canada

    Students in Canada will soon have the option of sharing their credentials and transcripts securely online through a partnership between The Association of the Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada and digital company Digitary. It will be the first national platform of its kind in the country.