International student News from Canada

The latest news from Canada and tips for prospective & current international students, keeping you informed on your education journey

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  • 02 SEP 2020

    Canada introduces flexible measures for international students

    In light of the coronavirus pandemic the Canadian government has introduced more flexibility to its work and study permit regulations. International students will now be able to study a program online without this affecting their qualification for post-study work visa rights.


  • 31 AUG 2020

    Border restrictions in Canada

    Restrictions for international students traveling to Canada have been relaxed slightly, however the borders are not fully open. Measures in place include an assessment of high and low risk countries, visa delays and the requirement for a 14 day mandatory quarantine for all students arriving in the country.

  • 13 AUG 2020

    Canada considers return of students

    The Canadian government is discussing the possibility of allowing international students to return to the country in September. One of the key conditions highlighted was that students would require safe accommodation in order to return. 

  • 04 AUG 2020

    Canada alters student travel exemptions 

    The Canadian government’s undertaking to exempt international students from travel bans has been revised. Students who held a valid study permit prior to March 18th are now advised that travel to the country is for non-optional or non-discretionary purposes, of which studying is seen as optional travel. 

  • 23 JUL 2020

    Canadian government offers visa support

    The Canadian government has moved to offer additional support to international students through the prioritisation of processing study permits and a new two-step process for students who are unable to submit all the necessary documentation. This is aimed at international students starting their studies online.

  • 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.