Canada Introduces New Rules Around Off-Campus Employment for International Students

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has introduced reforms to the International Student Program, notably ending the temporary policy that allowed international students to work more than 20 hours per week off campus. The temporary policy will end on April 30, 2024, and it will not be extended. The new policy will allow students to work off campus for a maximum of 24 hours.  In the summer, when students have a scheduled academic break, they can continue working unlimited hours.

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