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In Canada, International Students Will Be Permitted to Work Off-Campus More Than 20 Hours Per Week

International students in Canada with study permits that include an off-campus work permit can now work more than 20 hours per week off-campus between November 15, 2022, and December 31, 2023, due to low unemployment rates plaguing Canada.

International students have the highest chance of achieving successful professional prospects in Canada. As students, finances are a huge deal in every aspect; therefore, we must learn how to work with them in the country we came to study.

While many countries are bureaucratic about this, the UK is a good example; Canada is a country that welcomes international students. After all, it is the country that embraces immigrants the most. Despite this, it doesn’t stop working in this sector; fortunately, some developments have arrived.

Introducing new measures of student work

Canada tops the list of most desirable countries for abroad studies, with a state-of-the-art academic system and worldly recognised certifications; it is, indeed, understandable the hypnotic effect it has on international students and why they get so caught up in it.

The Canadian territory has been facing some difficulties regarding the work sector, which has been favouring the high inflation rate. The Immigration Minister presented some changes that will significantly impact balancing the environment and revolutionising the lives of international students.

From November 15, 2022, to December 31, 2023, the ministry stated that international students with off-campus work authorisation would be allowed to work up to 20 hours per week. This measure aims to minimise the impacts of Canada’s historic labour shortages; where employers have been facing difficulties finding and maintaining workers.

It is noted that contrasting the limited labour board, Canada has over a million job vacancies; therefore, immigration is the closest and most efficient solution to fill this gap.

Restrictions in the past

Previously, students were only allowed to work off campus for up to 20 hours per week during their studies. This limit was lifted during scheduled breaks, such as the summer and winter holidays.

This limit makes it difficult for students to keep up with the constantly rising cost of living. In addition, they face the reality of the high inflation rate, which directly impacts their academic prospects. They generally pay higher tuition than national students.

With the new measures, off-campus work in your study permit will allow you to enjoy this opportunity and the foreign nationals who have already presented study permit applications if approved by the IRCC.

Stay in Canada after finishing your studies

Canada is a prestigious and developed country strongly admired by the global community. From a positive lifestyle to a wealthy and sophisticated environment, diversity is the element that captivates abroad students to establish themselves within the country’s doors permanently.

The country is also a leader in superior education, in addition to presenting progressive professional opportunities to graduates, providing the necessary blocks for students to build paths towards success.

The majority of international students are firmly interested in remaining in Canada as permanent residents. The IRCC offers procedures to support graduates working and immigrating to Canada.

  • Post-graduate Work Permit (PGWP)
  • PGWP enables international students to get an open work permit. Its validity ranges from eight months to about three years. With the work experience gained during this time, the chances of obtaining permanent residency are higher.

  • Express Entry
  • Express Entry is the most popular pathway towards permanent residency. Its popularity is directly related to the fastness with which it grants students residency.

    The applicants are granted a CRS score, ranking them alongside other applicants. Candidates with Canadian work and study experience are the fastest to be processed, as they are favoured and ranked higher.

Top reasons — why Canada is the best country for studying abroad?

Canada is a friendly country in general, but it tends to have a special eye on international students within its doors.

From the comprehensive list of things it guarantees, we can find crucial elements such as safety, health care benefits, a world-class education with top-ranked universities, and successful professional prospects.

Compared to other central countries, Canada presents affordable living costs and lower tuition fees, and a charming environment fueled by natural beauty embraces a multicultural community and natural beauty.

Final Thoughts

Although temporary, this lifting will play a major role in stimulating the country’s economy, as it will support the work sector’s balance and fill the remaining loopholes. It will supply employers with labourers, allowing a continuation of many industry sectors. However, it is primarily beneficial to international students, as they will now be more capable of financially supporting themselves.

Global Colliance has affiliations with several Canadian educational institutions. We are ready to answer any questions you might have about Canadian study abroad and guide you accordingly.

Visit us at www.globalcolliance.com and get answers to all your study abroad-related queries.

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