We have observed that IRCC became aggressive to promote Canada as a destination of choice for international students since last few years. They keep on implementing efficient ways to process Study Permit Applications. To support growth of Study Permit Applications, IRCC has announced Student Direct Stream (SDS) on 08-June-2018 for students of India, China, Vietnam & Philippines.
The 2017 Edition of the Annual Wissenschaft Weltoffen Report reveals that foreign enrollment in Germany reached 340,305 students in 2016. This represents an increase of nearly 6% compared to previous year. It indicates the continuation of a long-term growth trend for Germany as a major study destination in Europe and the whole world.
Canada has seen a sudden rise in Applications from International Students post US presidential election. Some perceive it as evidence of a “Trump Bump.” And others see it as business as usual as the country’s foreign enrollment has been on a steady climb in recent years.
For any parent, their child will always remain a small kid even though he / she grows up to be an adult. And if at all, the child desires to go Abroad for studies, the parents will go into a world of stress and worries. They will have innumerable concerns regarding overseas education, starting from the exorbitant fees, new country and safety.
According to a latest conference held in Quebec City, the conclusion that came out was the rise in demand for Canada as a study destination for foreign students. In the conference, they forecasted the bright future for Canada’s competitive position in international education market. The trade representatives, who represented Canadian embassies in Brazil, Colombia, Panama, and Mexico, indicated a growing interest in Canada as a study destination.
The early months of Donald Trump’s presidency has marked notable changes and announcements in various sectors. On 3rd March, US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it would suspend expedited processing of H-1B Visas as of 3 April, and that “the suspension may last up to 6 months” while it clears a backlog of pending files.
There is some good news for international students who are studying in Ireland or who are planning to select Ireland for their study. The Irish government has extended the period during which foreign graduates pursuing Master and Doctoral programs may remain and work in the country after their studies.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) released its landmark summary of international student enrollment in USA on 14th November, 2016. This year has shown an overall progress for US in terms of admissions of international students.
8th November 2016 marked a historical date in India as Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi announced the demonetization of 500 and 1000 Rupee Banknotes. The two notes account for roughly 86% of all Rupees currently in circulation, and their withdrawal has created a profound cash crunch in the Indian economy. The move’s aim was to wash away the stock of “black money”.
Australian Department of Education and Training (DET) has released a latest data which shows the strong growth of Australia in International Students Enrollment in 2016. The reports suggests 12% rise in international enrollment and 11% rise in commencements in 2016 compared to 2015.