Canada to reopen borders to all international students starting October 20

The Canadian Immigration announced that, starting on October 20, 2020, international students on a study permit “will be allowed to enter Canada if their learning institution is included on a list of institutions that have a COVID-19 readiness plan in place that has been approved by the Canadian government. All the previously established health checks and quarantines requirements remain in place.

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Students who want to study in the UK will need to apply for visas under the new immigration system sooner than initially expected

The UK government has announced that new routes for international students to apply for visas are to open in October, including a points-based immigration system which it claims will “open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world”. READ MORE

Germany bans entry for non-EU students who are taking only online courses

Non-EU students whose programs have moved online due to the pandemic will not be permitted to enter Germany this year. Those enrolled in programs delivered according to a hybrid model, a mix of both in-person and online, will not be affected by the government’s decision. READ MORE