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Are you an international student that is graduating this year? Find out how to navigate CIC information related to the post-graduation work permit, understand the timeline for working full-time, and how this fits with your program requirements (including 601/602 for MBA/IMBA). Resources for work permits for spouses and permanent residency alternatives will also be shared at [...]
Please note that there are new changes to the International Student Program for June 1, 2014 Visit this site for the summary of all changes: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study-changes.asp The following regulations denote how this will affect each students ability to work: "On June 1, 2014, if you hold a study permit and a work permit under the Off-Campus Work Permit [...]
New Caps for Federal Skilled Worker and Federal Skilled Trades Programs, and Canadian Experience Class April 23, 2014 — Ottawa — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced new measures in key economic immigration programs to prepare for next year’s launch of Express Entry, Canada’s new active recruitment model. Express Entry will lead to [...]
Check that all degree requirements have been met and that all of your grades are posted on your student profile online (including 601 and 602). Submit a letter request form and indicate “Other: PGWP Letter” and submit to Student Services in person (W262) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not submit your letter request form until all of [...]
For those of you that started in Fall 2013, you are nearing your eligibility to apply for your Off-Campus Work Permit (after 6 months of full-time study). Please note that as of June 1, 2014 you will no longer require an off-campus work permit and will be authorized to work off-campus with a valid study permit. [...]