In 2023, this goes up to 900,000 which indicates that the popularity of studying in Canadian universities is increasing every year. the Government of Canada has brought certain regulations in its immigration policy which is capable of depressing the number of incoming students coming to Canada from all over the world
On January 22, 2024, Canada’s Immigration Minister Honourable Marc Miller announced that the Government of Canada will set a temporary intake cap on the number of study visas issued to international students for two years e.g. 2024 and 2025.
Starting from September 1st, 2024, the eligibility criteria for seeking PGWV will be changed. International students who begin their study program at Public-Private colleges will no longer be eligible for post-graduate work visas after completion of their program.
Canada grants post-graduate work visas to international students who complete master’s degree courses so that they can live and work in the country. The duration of the permit usually depends on the length of the individual’s pursued post-graduate course.