The Canadian government has introduced some new temporary policy changes that are largely beneficial to the international students willing to study in Canada. With Canada being one of the friendly nations most preferred by international students, the new policy changes have not come as a surprise entirely since the government constantly works on accommodating international students well.
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The UK government was delighted to inform an early opening of the new immigration route for its international students. The commencement of the new route was planned to begin in January next year but with COVID-19 making things difficult for international students, the government decided to open their route on October 05, 2020.
On 2nd October, Friday Canada’s Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino announced that the country would re-open its borders to international students starting this 20th October 2020.
The Canadian government on October 20, 2020 declared that certain designated learning institutions will reopen to international students. The government of Canada has been doing everything possible to make the situation comfortable for the international students eversince the pandemic began, and this news came as a huge relief for many students.
The UK government has confirmed that the International students will be eligible to apply for their post-study work visa after graduating, provided they are back onshore by April 2021. This means that those students completing their degrees soon will be provided with an extended time to work in the country rather than having to apply for the expensive Tier -2 visas.
The University of Plymouth, England has introduced new scholarships for students to encourage them in pursuing business-related courses.
With the economy dipping down due to COVID-19 this year, the Australian government has been really keen on getting international students back to their country to begin their international education. Several measures were taken to resume operations for the past few months but were all paused.
With COVID - 19 forcing countries to close borders for international students earlier this year, Australia has managed to welcome its first international student to the country after nearly 9 months. The flight carrying 63 international students from various countries arrived in Australia on November 30th, 2020.