How The Post Graduation Work Permit Program Can Assist International Students In Achieving Permanent Residency

August 20, 2008 by  
Category: Students

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The Post Graduation Work Permit program can benefit international students who wish to apply for residency status in Canada. One of the basic requirements for permanent residency as a skilled worker is that the applicant should have worked for more than one year in full time employment. Now that graduates can go anywhere and work […]

The Features Of The Post Graduation Work Permit program For International Students Who Want To Find Employment In Canada After Graduation

August 8, 2008 by  
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Before April 21, 2008, international students were only allowed to work for a limited time after graduation, depending on their location. If the international student graduated from an institution in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), Montreal or Vancouver, he could only get a work permit for one year. Outside of those three locations, the international […]

How An Extra Three Years Of Work Experience Benefits Students Looking For Permanent Residency Status

July 29, 2008 by  
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If you are a student who is here on a study permit, being able to stay for three years after graduation and find work provides a number of benefits, especially if you want to apply for permanent residency. One advantage is that by being able to stay in Canada and work for the three years, […]

Recent Changes That Benefit Students On A Student Work Permit

July 29, 2008 by  
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About two or three years ago, the legislation was changed so that a student who was here on a student visa was permitted to work off campus up to 20 hours a week during the school year, and off campus full time during their summer and other breaks. The most recent change to the legislation […]

How The Changes To The Student Work Permit Affect The Spouses Of These Students

July 25, 2008 by  
Category: Students

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The changes to the graduate student work permit program are designed to make it easier for the student’s spouse to find work as well, and for the same period of time. The spouse is given an open work permit for the same period of time that the graduate student’s permit is valid. This policy extends […]

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