Canada adds Latin American and Caribbean countries to its expedited student visa program

Canada announced a significant expansion of its Student Direct Stream (SDS) on 9 July 2021, with students from seven new countries throughout the Americas now eligible to participate in the expedited program for Canadian study permits.

Students from Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago may now apply via SDS, an online option that offers faster processing times for eligible study permit applicants.

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UK opens new post-study work visa route for international students

A new immigration route has opened on Thursday (1 July 2021), allowing international graduates to kick-start their careers in the UK after they have finished their studies at a UK university. The UK Home Office has also confirmed further Covid-19 visa concessions for students unable to travel to the UK.

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Verbalists Education and the Malta Tourism Authority together in supporting language students travelling to Malta

With travel restrictions gradually loosening and global borders reopening, one of the world’s leading language networks Verbalists Education, owned by PRODIREKT, launched a promotional campaign aiming to position Malta as the top language tourism destination for this summer. The decision came as no surprise, as Malta has established itself as a safe destination for travelers from around the world. The Language Network’s promotional efforts will be supported by its continued partnership with the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) and the ELT Council.

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