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Study in Alberta at one of the Best Business Schools in the World

In CEOWORLD Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Business Schools in the World for 2021, SAIT’s School of Business ranks among the top three Canadian schools. Each year, the ranking of CEOWORLD Magazine is determined based on student surveys, research, and publicly available statistics. The research is based on the

International Foundation Program

Get Accepted at University of Toronto – International Foundation Program (IFP)

The University of Toronto now offers the International Foundation Program (IFP) for international undergraduate students. The program combines conditional acceptance to the University with intensive English courses and other credit courses. The IFP is available for all programs on the St. George campus, with the exception of Kinesiology & Physical Education. 


Study at one of the Best High Schools in Beautiful Richmond

In Metro Vancouver, between the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Richmond is an award-winning, upper-middle-class city with 220,000 people. As well as being home to Vancouver International Airport, Richmond is known for co-hosting the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.


How to Launch your Career as an E-commerce Specialist?

An e-commerce specialist designs and implements strategies to simplify online transactions and processes. The specialist also develops and executes marketing plans for websites. The writers of e-commerce content decide on which products to publish on the portal. The ability to understand these systems allows them to establish best practices for content creation, product listing, and distribution while maintaining an online presence for their companies.

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7 Christmas Markets You Must Visit Now This Holiday Season in Canada

Due to the pandemic, we have been without festive activities for two years, but many Christmas markets across Canada will finally be open during the holidays. If you don’t know what Christmas markets are, they are centuries-old German traditions in which many German towns host Christkindlmarkets in December. Each market is unique and features local artisans and regional treats. Locals participate in the festivities by sampling local delicacies, shopping for gifts, and sharing holiday cheer. Public health advisories may apply: capacity may be limited, pre-registration may be required, masks will be required, and social distancing is recommended. Here are the Christmarkets that are open now in Canada and you must check them out before another lockdown occurs!


What Jobs Can I Land with a Linguistics Degree?

At a surface level, linguistics just seems like a major where you learn multiple languages or just a long-winded grammar lesson. This is actually not the case at all. In short, linguistics is the science of how language works. Like how chemists break down compounds and study the molecules that make it up, so too linguists with a language that interests them. If you are fascinated by languages, whether by learning them or just how they work, then this would be a good choice for you. 

Canada and USA

United States to reopen border with Canada Starting November

From November, the United States will reopen its land border to people not traveling for urgent reasons. Alejandro Mayorkas, the Secretary of Homeland Security, announced that fully vaccinated travellers arriving from Canada and Mexico will be permitted entry from both land and sea ports.


815,800 Vacant Jobs and Labour Shortages in Canada

According to Statistics Canada’s job vacancy report, 129,100 accommodations and food services jobs remained vacant in June as restaurants began reopening. This sector had more openings than health care and social assistance, which had the most vacancies the previous month. The retail trade sector in Canada ranks third. Job vacancies in food services drove up the number of vacant positions in Canada. A total of 815,800 jobs were advertised in June, up 22 percent from May. The majority of these openings were in the service sectors.


Get the Skills You Need for the In-Demand Engineering Occupation in Canada

Engineering is listed as one of the most lucrative careers in Canada. There is expected to be a labor shortage of engineering positions across various industries according to the Job Bank of Canada. Beyond that, there is also exists a major skills gap in various Engineering positions. As newly graduated students are not equipped enough with the skills for the job.


Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing for International Students in Saskatchewan?

Registered nurses provide care to patients in hospitals or related settings. They also deliver health education programs, provide consulting and related services in relevance to the practice of nursing. Nurses work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, private homes, or rehabilitation centers.

Faria Firoz with husband Mynol Vhuiyan celebrating award

International Student at University of the Fraser Valley Awarded Medal for Social Justice Art Project

International Student Faria Firoz moved to Canada from Bangladesh with her husband Mynol Vhuiyan in 2016. She has lived in Canada for just 5 years and already have made a recognition as an International Student by using her art to advocate for social issues.
She is one of the four artists who worked on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) social justice art project. The project was launched on June 12 at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) in response to the BLM movement. Her commitment to advocacy has earned Firoz the 2021 Lieutenant Governor’s medal at the UFV.
The criteria for the Lieutenant Governor’s medal include student’s involvement in promoting diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation.

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Vancouver Slang Words You Need to Know

Rain, Vancouver… Raincouver? Chances are that you may not know these interesting words in Vancouver. Greater Vancouver Area have a lot of nicknames and it may be confusing it at first, therefore, we’re going to break them down for ya.

New Work Permit Application

Canada Opens New Work Permit Application for International Graduates

Last May 6, 2021 IRCC opened a temporary pathway to permanent residency for 40,000 international students, alongside 20,000 temporary workers in health care and 30,000 temporary workers for other essential occupations. The temporary public policy was supposed to run until November 2021, or until the caps were reached, whichever comes first – to no surprise at all, international graduates were fast to fill up the quota and the application closed the following day; while the portal is still open for the essential workers. Throughout the pandemic, Canada has imposed a lot of measures to continuously support its immigration plan that targets to have at least 401,000 immigrants for 2021. The candidates selected for this temporary public policy have been chosen as they are proven fit to fill labor gaps.

Cooperative Education

Gain Work Experience by Studying with 4 Co-operative Programs in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask Polytech) focuses on applied research and learning opportunities. As a polytechnic, the institution provides learning according to employer and student needs. The institution has campuses in Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Regina and Saskatoon. The institutions holds a variety of certificate, diploma and degree programs and also have apprenticeship training.


Patricia Gartland – International Education Lifetime Achievement Award 2021

Patricia Gartland – Chief Executive Officer/Superintendent of Schools, School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) Patricia Gartland is being recognized for her tireless work as an advocate for internationalization in BC’s public K-12 sector. From her founding of Coquitlam School District’s International Education program in 1999 and leading it to become the

Combine 2 Passions into 1 Educational Program

Combine 2 Passions into 1 Education Program

You may be thinking of what program to take as an International Student. If you are not sure of what to study and perhaps have multiple passions, Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers certain programs as bundles. With just one application you can apply and be accepted in two programs.


Future Careers: Study Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology

About Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) So you’ve decided to explore International Education in Canada.  KPU has shaped and inspired the futures of thousands of international students. The Institution delivers various credentials that meet the evolving needs of employment markets at a regional or even global level. Your certificate and diploma

The Restart of British Columbia: Getting Life Back to Normal?

Getting back to normal? Last year, this question was a mystery. Starting May 25, the Government of British Columbia has planned 4 phases to restart our social lives, businesses and activities.  Public Health Order (PHO) Guidance *If you or anyone in your social circle feels sick, you must stay home


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