Canada lifts 20-hour per week work limit for students

By Scarlett Wilson [Published 07 Oct, 2022 | 08:05 AM] 977
Canada lifts 20-hour per week work limit for students

On October 7th, Canada’s Immigration Minister Sean Fraser announced a temporary lift of the 20-hour/week cap on the number of hours allowed for post-secondary students to work off-campus.

International Students allowed to work off-campus, as authorized on their study permits will not be restricted by the 20-hour/week rule from November 15, 2022, until December 31, 2023.

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Highlights of this announcement

  • Students allowed to work off-campus will not be restricted by the 20-hour per/week cap.
  • This new approach will provide greater opportunities for students to gain valuable Canadian Work Experience.
  • This will also increase the availability of workers to support & sustain Canada’s post-pandemic growth.
  • The IRCC also plans on launching a new pilot project this month. This pilot project will be designed to automate the processing of study permit extensions.
  • The IRCC aims to strengthen Canada’s immigration system, shorten processing times, reduce application backlogs, and improve client experience.

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