Canadian Schools Reopening to International Students

Starting October 20th, Canadian schools with coronavirus readiness plans have started accepting new study permit holders. Regardless of the date the study permit was obtained, Designated Learning Institutions, or DLIs, can accept overseas students. Colleges, universities, and other educational institutions approved by the government to welcome international students fall under the bracket of DLIs. Prior…

OSCE Exam Handbook Published by AHPRA for December 2020

The Registered Nurse Objective Structured Clinical Examination (RN OSCE) is the practical examination for internationally qualified registered nurses seeking registration in Australia as a registered nurse. The RN OSCE exam consists of 10 stations (or clinical scenarios) that have been developed to test candidates against the NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice. The OSCE is…

Studying Abroad: The Changing Trends in 2020

Studying abroad has always been the long-term aspiration of many students, and with good reason too! An overseas education comes with many benefits. Not only will you get a world recognised degree, you will also gain a holistic experience that involves international exposure, the chance to connect with and learn from world-renowned faculty and better…

New Visa Policy Measures to Support the Recovery of Australia’s Education Sector

The pandemic has put a damper on Australia’s intake of international students this year, and as a countermeasure, the Australian government has announced new policy measures for international student visas. These new changes include many major measures, including allowing the international students who are still unable to travel, and those whose visa has expired, to…

Due to Covid-19, Canada extends post-graduate work permit eligibility for students

The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has made several new announcements that introduce a degree of flexibility for international students who are beginning their studies online from outside of Canada. Students are allowed to engage in online study through April 2021 and can (with some conditions) count those remote study hours toward eligibility for…