The Government’s Changed Student Work Permit Program

September 10, 2008 by  
Category: Immigration Law, Students

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Canada’s strategy regarding foreign students has developed over the years and what we’ve seen is a shift to regarding students as a primary resource for immigration. There are short- and long-term benefits from having foreign students come to Canada. The educational institutions appreciate them because they bring something special to the campus. They help universities […]

How Education Choices Affect The Term And The Availability Of Student Graduate Work Permits

September 10, 2008 by  
Category: Immigration Law, Students

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It’s really important for students to make sure that when they’re planning their educational program they choose the right institution. They need to choose one that is qualified to give them the opportunity to get post-graduate employment and also one that allows them to work on campus while they’re going to school. So, they need […]

Recent Changes That Benefit Students On A Student Work Permit

July 29, 2008 by  
Category: Students

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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 […]