News for International

Monday, December 11, 2023

IRCC announces significant policy changes for international students

On December 7, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced a number of policy updates that directly impact international students.

Monday, October 30, 2023

Temporary immigration measures for Sudanese nationals in Canada

UPDATE: The immigration measures for Sudanese temporary residents in Canada have been extended until October 27, 2024 and this article has been updated to reflect the change.

 

On April 24, 2023, IRCC announced new immigration measures to support Sudanese temporary residents who are currently in Canada and may be unable to return home due to the rapidly deteriorating situation in their country.   

The current temporary measures came into effect on April 30, 2023, and have been extended until October 27, 2024.  

Monday, October 16, 2023

Temporary immigration measures for Moroccan Nationals in Canada

On September 8, 2023, a powerful earthquake struck Morocco causing widespread destruction. Thousands have died or have been left homeless. Recently, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced temporary special measures to support nationals of Morocco in Canada. These special measures started on October 19, 2023 and will end on March 12, 2024. 

Friday, September 29, 2023

Temporary immigration measures for Syrian and Turkish nationals in Canada

UPDATE: The special measures have been extended until January 3, 2024 and the article below has been updated to reflect this new information.
 

On February 6, 2023, Türkiye and Syria suffered devastating earthquakes that killed thousands and damaged vital infrastructure. Canada offered humanitarian assistance to the survivors, who faced freezing temperatures and more tremors that hampered rescue efforts.

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Marking and assessment boycott at United Kingdom universities

An ongoing labour dispute is currently affecting universities in the United Kingdom (UK) and may affect students planning to go to the UK on exchange in the fall 2023 term.

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