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Why Calgary is a premier destination for international students coming to Canada Calgary is the most populated city in Canada’s province of Alberta, where more than 32,600 international students chose to pursue their education in 2021.

Calgary, the world’s third most livable city according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Livability Index 2022, is among the top destinations for international students looking to pursue education and immigration in Canada.

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Express Entry: How does IRCC decide when to hold draws? There is no rule in the Immigration and Refugees and Protection Act that dictates how frequently Express Entry draws must occur.

There has been a change in routine surrounding Express Entry draws of late. Typically, the draws take place every two weeks on Wednesdays. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently paused draws for six weeks starting November 23 and returned on January 11 inviting 5,500 candidates followed by another draw of the same size […]

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Canada welcomes high number of Francophone newcomers, meeting its Francophone Immigration Target in 2022 IRCC announced it has achieved its target of French speaking immigrants outside Quebec.

A growing number of Canadians report that French is their first official language, but the proportion that French speaking Canadians represents dropped from 2016 (22.2%) to 2022 (21.4). In 2019, IRCC announced the goal of 4.4% of French-speaking immigrants outside Quebec by 2023 in the “Meeting our Objectives: Francophone Immigration Strategy” publication.

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How to increase your chances for study permit approval Individuals applying to study in Canada should be mindful of the eligibility criteria, discretion of the reviewing immigration officer, and available next steps—should their application be refused.

Canada continues to be one of the world’s most popular destinations for international students. With an excellent standard of education and internationally accredited schools—Canada hosts a huge number of students from abroad every year—welcoming close to 450,000 new international students in 2021 alone. While Canada does host many international students annually, there are also those […]

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