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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Canada has taken first place in the 2021 Best Countries Report

In addition to the top overall spot, Canada was also ranked as the best country in the world for quality of life and social purpose, and the third most business-friendly and agile.

Canada is officially the best country in the world. If you are still not sure about your study destination, we recommend you read this report in detail before making your decision. READ MORE