After the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, universities also changed their admission policies. Many colleges suspended the test requirements. However, after the threat of the pandemic subsides, universities are now focusing on dropping the SAT/ACT requirements.
Portugal welcomed 69,965 international students in the academic year 2021/22. Out of this, the number of female students was 38,064. Most International students are opting for Management and Administration courses.
IRCC has announced an extension to a COVID-era temporary public policy extension. This policy allows foreign nationals to apply for a work permit if they receive a job offer in Canada. The public policy has been extended until 28th February 2025.
In an attempt to reduce the load of international students struggling with reasonable accommodations, Italy is set to spend approx. €1 Billion in creating accommodations for 100,000 international students.