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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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IRCC holds second all-program draw in a row after 18-month hiatus.

Canada invited 1,750 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on July 20. Express Entry is one of the m ...

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Three Canadian cities made the top 10 of the Global Livability Index 2022

This year Calgary, Alberta tied with Zurich for third place…Vancouver placed in the fifth spot and Toronto, Canada’s lar ...

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London takes top spot (again) in ranking of student cities

London topped the charts for the third consecutive year by “receiving exceptional scores” for the diversity of its stude ...

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UK universities boosted by ‘landmark’ agreement with India to recognise qualifications

The Memorandum of Understanding, part of the UK-India Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) agreed by Prime Minister Boris Jo ...

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Temporary Workers, International Students More And More Important To Canada

In its latest Research to Insights: Immigration as a Source of Labour Supply report, Statistics Canada says the number o ...

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Survey: International students choose Canada for its reputation as a safe and inclusive country

Canada consistently ranks among the safest countries in the world. However, this is the first time safety has outranked ...

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Australia Interested In Direct Flights Between Perth And India

Western Australia’s largest business delegation is currently on a multi-city visit to India. While discussions are prima ...

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Two thirds of Canadian businesses surveyed hire talent from abroad

Canada works hard to position itself as an ideal home for the best and the brightest global talent across all industries ...

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Express Entry: Canada invites skilled immigrants overseas for first time since 2020

Canada has invited Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) candidates for the first time since December 2020. Canadian Exp ...

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Overall job vacancies in Canada continue to increase

According to Statistics Canada’s latest report on job vacancies, payroll and earnings, employers in Canada were activel ...

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59% of overseas students in Canada plan for permanent residency

The majority of international students in Canada intend to apply for permanent residency, according to the results of a ...

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Canada increases length of stay for Parents and Grandparents Super Visa to 5 years

The old Super Visa only allowed its holder to stay in Canada for up to two years per entry. In addition, only Canadian i ...

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Australian government moves to fix student visa delays

PM Albanese has previously said that short-term migration will need to be a part of the solution for skill shortages. “W ...

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Canada extends Post-Graduation Work Permit for international students

Canada is offering work permit extension to international students who no longer have it or are set to have it expired b ...

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Three Canadian cities made it into the Best Student Cities Ranking 2023 by QS

In the 2023 QS Best Student Cities Ranking, three Canadian cities made it into the Top 20, with Montreal leading the way ...

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PGWPs expired after September 20, 2021 can get extension

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders whose work permit expires between September 20, 2021, and December 31, 2022, ...

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Immigration Minister: Applicants can soon expect normal service standards

"We’re on track right now to restore our pre-pandemic service standard by the end of this calendar year for virtually ev ...

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India takes up delay in student visas with US, UK, Canada, other countries

WITH MANY Indian students complaining of delays in the visa process, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday ca ...

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US: 65% of institutions see increase in int’l applicants

International student applications are continuing to increase for 65% of US institutions, up from 43% one year ago, a ne ...

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Express Entry: Canada invites 636 PNP candidates as minister offers date for next all-program draw

Canada invited 636 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 22. All invited candidates had prev ...

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60% of students secured a job through work visa schemes

A survey conducted by the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services has revealed high satisfaction and employmen ...

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British Columbia invites over 157 candidates to apply for provincial nomination

More than 157 candidates in British Columbia’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) have received invitations to apply in BC ...

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Nova Scotia announces new immigration targets for 2022

Nova Scotia has confirmed its allocations for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) and the Atlantic Immigration Progra ...

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New Canadian immigration program in the works

Canada is working on a new fast-track immigration program for temporary foreign workers and international students. Immi ...

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US Embassy in India interviewing record applicants

The US Embassy in India celebrated its sixth annual Student Visa Day on June 7 – with the US Consulate General in Mumba ...

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Canada aiming to open online citizenship applications for multiple adults in fall 2022

Canada aiming to open online citizenship applications for multiple adults in fall 2022 Couples and families with multipl ...

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Canada’s unemployment rate down to record-low 5.1%

Canada’s unemployment rate hit a new record-low of 5.1%, the lowest point it’s been since comparable data became availab ...

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Canada issues new rules, some students to soon be ineligible for PGWP

International students studying at Canada's Quebec will soon become ineligible for the nation's post-graduation work per ...

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QS 2023: 11 German universities among best 200 in the world

Germany has put in another solid performance in the latest QS World University Rankings, with 11 German universities ran ...

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Express Entry: Canada holds largest PNP draw since March

Canada invited 932 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 8. Immigration, Refugees and Citize ...

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Canada to support internationally educated health professionals

The parliamentary secretary to Immigration Minister Sean Fraser announced nearly $1.5 million in funding to help newcome ...

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Ontario held 2 PNP draws in May

On May 4, Ontario issued 57 invitations to apply to potential candidates in the Expression of Interest (EOI) system pool ...

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Canada set to welcome over 500,000 newcomers this summer

We [Canada] could see 520,000 or more people getting permanent residence, as well as seeing their study and work permits ...

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UK: International undergraduate enrolment forecast to climb 46% by 2026

A new report from the UK’s central admissions service, UCAS, projects continuing strong demand for British higher educat ...

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Canada reports over 1 million job vacancies

Canadian employers were actively seeking to fill more than one million vacant positions at the beginning of March 2022, ...

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New Express Entry draw sizes to be similar to pre-pandemic

Express Entry draw sizes will resemble those from before the pandemic when all-program draws resume in July, according t ...

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Longer work visa could tempt more foreign students to UK, survey finds

International students would be more likely to consider studying in the UK if they were allowed to stay and work for thr ...

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Canada is planning a major overhaul for its point-based Express Entry system

According to the proposed bill, the new version of the Express Entry system will allow invitations to be based on criter ...

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UCAS forecasts 46% increase in int’l by 2026

UCAS has forecasted that the number of international undergraduate applicants to UK institutions will increase by 46% to ...

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Express Entry: New PNP draw invites 589 candidates

Canada held a new round of invitations on May 25, inviting 589 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence ...

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Quebec skilled workers can now submit applications for open work permits through the IMP+

Skilled workers from foreign countries who already have a Quebec Selection Certificate can now apply for an open work pe ...

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Canada planning major Express Entry changes

The Canadian government is planning changes to the Express Entry system, which would allow the immigration minister to i ...

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Quebec, BC and PEI release immigration draw results

Two Canadian provinces released their Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw results this past week, and Quebec held a re ...

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