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Canada to Invest $74.6 Million and Speed up Visa Processing in Delhi, Chandigarh

Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser said on Wednesday that his country’s just announced Indo-Pacific region will h ...

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UK: 30% jump in visa and extension applications for Q3 2022

Applications for UK study visas and extensions in Q3 2022 have risen by some 30% to hit a total of 316,735 compared with ...

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Ontario and Saskatchewan add 400,000 new jobs, as vacancies remain high

Across all sectors, job vacancies were up by 3.8% in September, to 994,800 vacant positions within Canada. The majority ...

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Foreign enrolment in US rebounded in 2021/22 and is approaching pre-pandemic levels

China and India remain the top two senders of students to US institutions, accounting for just over half (52%) of intern ...

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Unlimited number of flights between India and Canada soon

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday announced an agreement with India that will allow an unlimited number o ...

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Canada’s job vacancies reach record high in healthcare and social assistance sectors

Statistics Canada has released its report on payroll employment, earnings and hours, and job vacancies for August 2022. ...

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Employers are rushing to fill jobs with temporary foreign workers

Canadian companies are ramping up their use of the Temporary Foreign Worker program to fill jobs after a contentious exp ...

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Study: Canadians are more supportive of immigration than ever

The Environics Institute of Canada, in partnership with the Century Initiative, has released survey data on Canadian’s o ...

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Immigrants make up largest share of Canada’s population in over 150 years

Some 62% of the recent immigrant arrivals were born in Asia, with 18.6% coming from India alone, the leading source coun ...

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How Canada is modernizing the submission system for spousal and common-law partner sponsorship programs

In a bid to improve client service, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is completely digitizing the app ...

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Canada commits to attracting and retaining more international students

Time and again Canada has given signals that when it comes to immigration international students are their first prefere ...

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BREAKING: Canada to allow international students to work off-campus over 20 hours per week

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser has announced a new temporary measure aimed at alleviating Canada's historic labour sho ...

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Indian students drive postgraduate growth in North America

Statistics Canada released analysis showing the growth of college postgraduate programs since 2014, largely driven by in ...

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Amount required for a blocked account for German student visa to increase by 8.5%

Starting 2023, studying in Germany will cost more. The country is planning to increase the amount for a blocked account ...

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Indian students now the second largest group at German universities

The number of Indian students in Germany has increased threefold in the past seven years. Indians form the 2nd largest g ...

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Australia: NSW partner projects offer win-win for international students

Projects to boost the employability of international students, promote wellbeing and support the recovery of the NSW int ...

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Over 2.60 lakh students have arrived in Australia since border reopening

Over 2.60 lakh students have arrived in Australia to take up higher education soon after the country opened its borders ...

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Indian students driving enrolment growth in postgraduate programmes for Canadian colleges
The 280,600 college-related applications processed by IRCC in 2021 represent a 114% increase over the past five years.
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Indian students comprise of 20 percent of all international students at US varsities

Hailing the US recent achievements of issuing over 82,000 student visas this summer, Don Heflin, Minister Counsellor for ...

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Canada holds sixth all-program Express Entry draw since July

On September 14, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 3,250 invitations to apply in the most recent ...

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India is Australia’s second-largest student source

India is Australia’s second-largest source of international students and Australia is working to establish a long-term r ...

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Unemployment rate among immigrants is the lowest of any August on record

For the first time since data became available in 2015, there were fewer unemployed people (989,000) than job vacancies ...

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International education marks passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Organisations have emphasised the importance Her Majesty placed on youth, education, cultural exchange, leadership and c ...

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US issues 82000 student visas to Indians so far in 2022 — the highest ever

The US has issued 82,000 visas to Indian students in 2022 so far — the highest compared to previous years. This was also ...

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Canada is on track to welcome a record 431,000 immigrants

As of August 22, Canada has welcomed about 300,000 new permanent residents. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser boasted las ...

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Ardern welcomes students back to New Zealand

The prime minister of New Zealand has welcomed international students back to classes at an event at the country’s large ...

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Saskatchewan holds largest draw of 2022 and Ontario invites 680 Masters Graduate Stream candidates in this week’s PNP results

Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia have released results for their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) ...

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Canadian job vacancies continue climbing to new record heights in June

Job vacancies in Canada are up 3.2% over the last month (between May and June 2022), with 32,200 more jobs available acr ...

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Canada: Fraser announces new measures to modernize Canada’s immigration system

On September 1, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser introduced new online services across Canada’s immigration system, inte ...

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Canada continues to increase ITAs in the latest Express Entry draw

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has held its fifth all-program Express Entry draw since July 6. IRCC ...

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Canada shifts focus to clearing student visa backlog

“We had been focusing over the course of the summer on processing as many work permits as possible to help address the l ...

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Australia: Over 200 occupations added for immigrants; funds, English proficiency requirements eased

Australia is re-emerging as one of the most popular study destinations among Indians as the country down under is taking ...

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Immigration has greatly increased number of Canadians who speak a South Asian language

Immigration to Canada has driven up the number of Canadians who speak a language other than English and French at home, ...

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Distance learning measures have been extended to August 31st, 2023

During the pandemic, international students were allowed to pursue their studies online while living abroad and remained ...

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Canada takes measures to improve immigration process

As an immediate measure, IRCC has announced that it will have hired up to 1,250 new employees by late fall in order to s ...

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Canada is increasing its immigration levels to support its post-pandemic economic recovery.

This year’s target is and it will rise to over 450,000 immigrants by 2024. The targets may rise again when IRCC announc ...

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India likely to overtake China vis-à-vis number of overseas students in UK

Alex Ellis, the British High Commissioner to India, said that the number of visas issued to Indian students went up from ...

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UK resumes priority visa services

The UK has reopened some of its priority visa services, allowing incoming international students to pay extra for a fast ...

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Canada holds fourth all-program Express Entry draw since July

IRCC issued 2,250 Invitations to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. The Comprehensive Ranking System score (CRS) cut-o ...

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British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan issue ITAs under PNPs

Over 155 candidates were invited to apply for provincial nomination in British Columbia in the draw that occurred on Aug ...

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Manitoba PNP Draw: Province Invites 345 Canada Immigration Candidates

The International Education Stream (IES) is dedicated to international graduates from Manitoba colleges and universities ...

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Canada’s TR to PR Pathway Welcomes Nearly 50,000 Immigrants
The latest numbers up to mid-July showed 51,392 applications in the queue specifically for the TR to PR Pathway.
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UK lifts police registration for International students

UK withdrew the rule on August 4, which stakeholders have suggested will remove a cause of anxiety and stress for studen ...

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Canada’s unemployment rate matches the record low from the month before

The total number of unemployed people held steady at one million in July. In addition, 426,000 people wanted a job but d ...

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IRCC has approved new language test for Canadian immigration

IRCC has recently approved the designation-in-principle of a new language test for economic class immigration applicants ...

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NZ border opens and processing for visas resumes

New Zealand reopened its borders to international travellers at midnight on 31 July 2022, allowing international student ...

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Express Entry: Canada invites 2,000 immigration candidates

Canada has invited 2,000 candidates to apply for permanent residency in the latest Express Entry draw held on August 3, ...

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Job vacancies continue to increase in the health care sector

Canada’s unemployment rate in May was a then-record low of 5.1% (it dropped further to 4.9% in June). According to the ...

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Canada temporarily making distance learning eligible for Express Entry points

IRCC also says applicable candidates need to update their Express Entry profile. Candidates in the pool may have alread ...

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Canadian immigration ministers agree on multi-year PNP levels plan

Canada’s immigration ministers agreed to develop a multi-year Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) allocation plan. Currentl ...

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Canadian immigration officials report surging demand in 2022

“While COVID had quite an impact on our immigration programmes, we’ve seen a strong recovery,” said Cynthia Ralickas, a ...

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