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Canada invites Students from the Philippines to Study and Stay in Nova Scotia


Canada opens a Study and Stay Program in Nova Scotia inviting students from China, India, and Philippines. A select group of students who successfully gain entry to the program will travel to Canada to pursue their University or College studies in September 2017. They will be provided with enhanced support throughout their studies in Nova Scotia to ensure they gain the education, tools, and community connections needed to launch a successful career and fulfilling life in Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • Students in China, India and the Philippines who are interested in pursuing university, college or post-graduate studies in Nova Scotia, Canada beginning studies in September 2017. Students may be enrolled in any of the following levels of study at a Nova Scotian post-secondary institution: NSCC diploma program, university undergraduate, masters, or doctorate.
  • International K-12 students currently studying at a Nova Scotia high school – from China, India and the Philippines.
  • Applicants must be accepted into their chosen post-secondary institution in Nova Scotia to receive a conditional acceptance into the program. Final acceptance will be given once the applicant receives the appropriate study permit by IRCC.

Study and Stay Program Benefits

  • Study and Stay is a comprehensive international student support and career transition program focused on specific tasks that include: employment-related events, activities, workshops, and a career mentorship and experiential workplace learning component. Participants will be supported as they transition from ‘student’ to ‘professional’ over the course of their studies, benefiting from this unique program in the following way:
  • Receive one-on-one employment and transition support from an EduNova Retention Coordinator, with additional support from campus and community;
  • Develop professional networks through a province-wide cohort of peers and business networks;
  • Attend a 2-day Employment Preparedness and Cohort Retreat each year of your studies. The first retreat will introduce the participants to the program, each other, potential employers, and Nova Scotian business and government leaders.
  • Reflect and learn through career assessments and self-values analysis;
  • Develop a personalized career and goal-setting plan while gaining a better understanding of the Nova Scotia labor market—both in regional and international contexts;
  • Build valuable employment skills including professional job search, resume, interview techniques;
  • Develop workplace knowledge, professional and employment connections;
  • Gain enhanced communication skills including confidence to talk to employers, and understanding of intercultural communication in the workplace;
  • Develop personal branding techniques and a professional on-line profile;
  • Participate in peer and community workplace mentorships;
  • Attend a Branding and Employment Skills Training (BEST) conference;
  • Complete a workplace placement/job voucher program (Experiential Learning)

The submission deadline for application is until April 15, 2017. To apply click HERE

Disclaimer: is not in any way connected with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) (formerly Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), nor are immigration consultants by profession or agency any information or news shared on this site are gathered from updates from various resources.


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