Languages Canada warns sector “being decimated” by Coronavirus - Global Education Times (GET News)

Languages Canada warns sector “being decimated” by Coronavirus

The damage caused by the Coronavirus outbreak has put multiple language schools and SMEs facing the risk of closure, Languages Canada has warned.

Languages Canada, the accreditation body for English and French language Education in Canada, represents around 200 member institutions in 180 study locations all over the country.

As a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Languages Canada believes that Canada’s language education sector is “being decimated”.

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Canada launches accelerated visa scheme Nigeria Student Express - Global Education Times (GET News)

Canada launches accelerated visa scheme Nigeria Student Express

Canada has announced the launch of Nigeria Student Express, an accelerated visa processing scheme for Nigerian students.

Under the new pilot scheme, eligible Nigerian students will have the luxury of expedited visa processing time frames.

Nigeria Student Express (NSE), a new visa pilot scheme, has been launched by the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

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Humber International Graduate School to open in 2021 - Global Education Times (GET News)

Humber International Graduate School to open in 2021

Canada’s Humber College has announced that it will open the Humber International Graduate School in January 2021.

This new location, named the Humber International Graduate School (Humber IGS), will be in Toronto and will provide business-focused programmes specialising in work-integrated learning.

Humber claims the new campus will enable international students to be well-connected with the employment opportunities available in Toronto, as the city is Canada’s financial services hub and one of the region’s most dynamic technology sectors.

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Université de l'Ontario français lands C$126 million funding - Global Education Times (GET News)

Université de l’Ontario français lands C$126 million funding

Université de l’Ontario français, the first French-language university in Ontario, will receive $126 million in joint provincial and Canada federal government investment over eight years.

In September last year, the federal government of Canada and the provincial government of Ontario committed to establish and continue to support the Université de l’Ontario français (UOF).

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UK, Germany and Australia offer best post-study work visa - Global Education Times (GET News)

UK, Germany and Australia offer best post-study work visa

Australia, UK and Germany are the countries best for post-study work for international students, according to data compiled by The Atlas.

Post-study work up to 2 years will be available to students graduating from UK universities after 2020.

The change to policy has been introduced in order to attract “the best and brightest” from across the world to study and work in the UK.

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International students a powerful component of Canada’s economy - Global Education Times (GET News)

International students a powerful component of Canada’s economy

The presence of international students is proving powerful for Canada’s economy, according to data from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), with real estate being a key benefitting sector.

The most recent figures from 2017 showed that Canada had 494,525 international students, a 20% increase from the previous year and 119% increase since 2010.

In 2017, Canada was ranked the No. 1 country for education in the world by U.S. News and World Report, followed by the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and the United States.

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Canada and Europe soar in popularity with foreign students due to better post study work visa access - Global Education Times (GET News)

Canada and Europe soar in popularity with foreign students

Business schools in Canada and Europe see soaring numbers of international students enrolling on their graduate programs due to better student visa access, as US business schools see a decline in popularity among international candidates.

According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) Application Trends Survey Report 2019, graduate programs at European business schools have seen a 56% rise in international applications.

The rise from 2018 to 2019 of international applications to European schools overall rose by 0.9%.

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