We will require further information and procedural changes in due course, but it is important for those who are in the current system to know the changes and how such changes would impact them.

Anticipated updates:

  • Only Master’s and Doctoral students, or professional programs can acquire spousal open work permits
  • PGOWP will not be available to public-private institution models (Sept 1, 2024)
  • International study permits capped at 360,000

Read more: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2024/01/canada-to-stabilize-growth-and-decrease-number-of-new-international-student-permits-issued-to-approximately-360000-for-2024.html