Category: Post Study Visa

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Australia Will Reduce International Student’s Work Hours

Australia is all set to bring back the cap on working hours for international students but with a catch. The new rule will come into effect on 01 July and re-introduce a cap on the number of hours international students can work to 48 hours per fortnight. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, student visa holders were…
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Canada Extends Expiring Post-Graduate Work Permits

International graduates with work permits that have recently expired or are about to expire will be entitled to remain in Canada for an additional 18 months. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on 17 March 2023 that international students with post-graduation work permits (PGWPs) expiring in 2023 will be eligible for an additional 18-month…
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New Zealand Offers Open Work Visa For Former Post-Study Work Visa Holders

New Zealand has announced a 12-month Open Work Visa for previous holders of a post-study work visa who missed out because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The concession is part of a raft of measures unveiled by Immigration Minister Michael Wood in December to “further support New Zealand businesses through the global labour shortage and attract…
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UK Planning To Limit International Students To Reduce Immigration

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is considering putting up barriers for international students bringing dependents and studying “low-quality degrees” in a bid to reduce net migration. According to reports, the idea has been introduced as part of efforts to keep the migration situation under control, after recent official statistics showed that net migration to the…
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Australia Will Extend Post-Study Work Rights For International Students

The Australian government will extend post-study work rights for foreign students who complete their graduation with degrees linked to workforce shortages. Australia will increase the duration of the post-study work rights for international students by two years. International students who complete their graduation with degrees linked to workforce shortages will be given more time to…
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