IRCC has recently announced a two-stage approval process for new study permit applications. This process will provides a Conditional Approval of Study Permit Applications which allows international students to begin their studies online while be at their home country, and then comply with conditions after Visa Application Centers (VACs) will get restored.
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.
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.
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.
We have some good news for international students who wish to Study in Canada ! The Canadian Govt. has announced some much-anticipated changes in Canada’s Express Entry program on 14th Nov, 2016 which will come in to effect from 19th Nov, 2016. These changes will boost the prospects of International Students who wish to become Permanent Residents.
Shanghai Rankings, also known as the Academic Rankings of World Universities gave its latest edition of 2016 which shows top 100 Universities in the world. Singapore and China made their debut in the top 100 list, while US continues to dominate the first 20 rankings.