Uncertainty for international students in Sweden over their residence permits

Under the country’s law, the Swedish Migration Agency can only issue a student with a residence permit if more than 50% of their course is conducted on campus, according to a report by schengenvisainfo.com. However, uncertainty remains as to how campuses will be organized in the coming academic year, and institutions have warned they may need to continue teaching remotely READ MORE

Students looking to study in the UK for six months or less can now enter on a standard visitor visa

UK student visas, Verbalists

The UK is to introduce more flexibility into the visitor visa route by removing the short-term study visa and allowing study on programs up to six months on a visitor visa, while English UK is calling on the government to adopt measures to support the sector as it estimates an 80 per cent loss of student weeks due to Covid-19.

The short-term study visa route will close at the end of the year and students looking to study in the UK for six months or less can enter on a standard visitor visa. READ MORE

Accredited online programs may lead to a post-graduate work permit in Canada

PRODIREKT is excited to share some important news from Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced new visa policies and services this week that are designed to ease international students’ transition to study in Canada in the coming months.

These new measures include: READ MORE