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STUDY ABROAD CONSULTANT SENTIMENT SURVEY: COVID-19 THROUGH THE EYES OF AGENTS IN SOUTH ASIA

In yet another one of its initiatives, Maple Assist exclusively conducted a survey to receive feedback from some of the top study abroad consultants, or agents as they are popularly known, with a presence across India and Bangladesh, two of the largest source countries for Canadian institutions in the [...]

HOMEBOUND STUDENTS: WAYS TO BEAT THE ISOLATION & PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

Now that the prospective students may not get to move to their dream study destinations abroad anytime soon, many are settling for online support systems and hoping for better times. If it were not for the crisis, prospective students at this time would have been busy readying their bags, all [...]

CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES BATTLE IT OUT WITH COVID-19, FIND ALTERNATE RECOURSES TO MAKE THE BEST OF CRISIS

International May intake students can breathe a sigh of relief, now that the government has exempted them from travel restrictions (albeit this exemption applies to only those students who have an approved study permit). But the news doesn’t end here. The fact is that even if they decide to complete [...]

Adjusting to the Academic Environment in Canada

By: Ivy Lerner-Frank

When Vaibhav Nagpal moved to Canada from India in 2018, he had never gone abroad, never left his hometown alone, and never even gone on a road trip with friends. He had already completed a B Tech in Electronics and Communication, and wanted to increase his marketability — and life experience — by studying abroad....

Just what goes on in a Visa Officer’s mind?

By: Ivy Lerner-Frank

Part 1: First-hand insights into the Study Permit application process
Students and parents might wonder what is in a visa officer’s mind when they review an application for a study permit....

Maple Assist App was officially launched by Minister Navdeep Bains

The Maple Assist App was officially launched by Minister Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development, on 22 February at the ‘India Canada Business Forum: Innovation & Business Connectivity,’ held in honour of the visiting Canadian delegation led by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.