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 Canada had another strong year of growth in 2019

Canada had another strong year of growth in 2019

New data shows that Canada is now behind only the US and Australia – and essentially vying with the UK for third place – among the world’s top...

 Canada: Study permit rejection rates on the rise

Canada: Study permit rejection rates on the rise

New data released by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) charts a distinct increase in rejection rates for international students applying for a study permit (i.e., a study...

 Moroccan and Senegalese students now eligible for Canada’s expedited visa processing system

Moroccan and Senegalese students now eligible for Canada’s expedited visa processing system

Students from Morocco and Senegal can now access Canada’s Student Direct Stream (SDS), an online system that offers faster visa processing times for students from certain countries. Morocco...

 Public sector providers an important driver of Canadian language programme growth for 2018

Public sector providers an important driver of Canadian language programme growth for 2018

Newly released data reveals that enrolment in Canada’s language programmes grew by 6% from 2017 to 2018, with Canadian language schools booking a 2% increase in student weeks...

 Canada takes another step toward a new international education strategy

Canada takes another step toward a new international education strategy

In its 2018 Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Canada announced that two of its ministries, Global Affairs Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada, would lead the development...

Canada eases application requirements for post-study work permits

International students who want to work in Canada following their studies at a Canadian institution will have more time to apply for the country’s popular Post-Graduation Work Permit...

Canada’s foreign student enrolment took another big jump in 2018

The latest student data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) describes another year of very strong growth in Canada’s international student enrolment. The number of foreign students studying...

Survey: International students highly satisfied with studies in Canada; many planning to stay

A recent survey conducted by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) reveals that the vast majority of international students in Canada are satisfied with their decision to...

Canada books 20% growth in 2017

Driven by continuing strong numbers from China and a notable expansion of Indian enrolments, Canada hosted a record...

Canadian language programmes register modest growth in 2016

The number of students enrolled in Canadian language programmes increased by...

Canadian universities shifting focus to managing growth for 2017/18

Reports continue of increasing foreign student numbers at Canadian universities for the coming academic year...

Early reports of increased international yield for Canadian universities

Following on from previous reports of dramatic increases in international applications to Canadian universities this year, we are now seeing the first indications of corresponding growth in yield for...

Canadian universities reporting a bump in applications for 2017

Official national statistics have yet to be announced for 2016 - and won’t...

Canada: Optimistic outlook for foreign enrolment in 2017

Official figures for 2016 won’t be available until later this year but attendees at the annual Languages Canada conference, held this week in Quebec City, came away with...