Last week, Canadian Minister of Immigration Marco Mendicino, had announced that International students enrolled in Canadian post-secondary institutions can now complete their programmes completely online and still be eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Program (PGWP).
The Canadian government on October 20, 2020 declared that certain designated learning institutions will reopen to international students. The government of Canada has been doing everything possible to make the situation comfortable for the international students eversince the pandemic began, and this news came as a huge relief for many students.
While studying on campus still appears to be a far fetched dream for many international students, “The University of Nottingham” in the UK has paved the way for the first set of international students to resume their study at the University.
With the COVID-19 vaccine being tested across various places in the UK, the government has come up with a happy promise for its international students. The Department of Health and Social Care announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will be available for international students to secure their safe health.
With the UK proposing to start classes on campus by introducing a blended form of learning which is inclusive of both online and face to face learning earlier this week, a recent survey has suggested that most universities prefer online courses to that of the other.
The Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne has come up with three new beneficial scholarships for international students. From fee reduction to refund policies, these new scholarships are inclusive of solutions to most of the hardships that the students may come across during this academic year.
The COVID - 19 may have pushed the plans of young international students a little behind, but it has not stopped them from dreaming about studying abroad.
The University of Plymouth, England has introduced new scholarships for students to encourage them in pursuing business-related courses.
With more than 60,000 international students currently residing in just Texas, the US government had earlier announced that the international students on F-1 and M-1 visas have to deport if they had registered exclusively only for online programs.
The UK government has confirmed that the International students will be eligible to apply for their post-study work visa after graduating, provided they are back onshore by April 2021.
The New Zealand government on Tuesday announced that it will allow a limited number of international students into the country this November, 2020. The education minister promised that around 250 international students pursuing PhD or Masters will be permitted to cross borders and enter the country earlier next month. Further arrangements are being made to welcome the second set of students in the upcoming months or next year.
The University of Southern Queensland has introduced valuable scholarships for international students to help them achieve their study goals. The scholarships are based on meeting the entry requirements for the programs of study and successfully passing all courses within the program.
The Le Cordon Bleu University in Australia is offering 50% off on regular tuition fees to all the students who are willing to take up any New Higher Education certification courses online.
A piece of uplifting news for educational institutions across the world is that the international students are longing to begin their study abroad, especially in 2020 and the coming 2021. As a consequence of the pandemic, they are willing to take up online courses, however only temporarily.
On 2nd October, Friday Canada’s Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino announced that the country would re-open its borders to international students starting this 20th October 2020.
The Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino introduced some important visa approval plans for international students earlier last week. The International students who cannot submit all of the required documentation, can utilise this new procedure.
The Business Schools Association of Canada (BSCA) has recently introduced its online portal to help international and domestic students to access information about studying in the country. Every year Canada hosts around 17.71% of international students studying business administration courses alone.
The Australian Government on Monday initiated a set of new VISA arrangements that entirely benefits the International students. The government has decided to recommence issuing visas outside Australia as soon as possible. Furthermore, the students will be able to lodge for their visa extension for free.
Owing to the increase in the spread of more infectious Covid-19 variants, on January 29, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had announced that in the coming few weeks, international travellers must adhere to additional testing and quarantine rules.