Seminar ID


Date and time

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 15:00 PDT see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

CICC 4 CPD hours
Expiry date: 27-4-2022

LSBC 4 CPD hours
Expiry date: 13-11-2022


British Columbia Institute of Technology555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3H6

Capacity: 50


Crystal ball with Richard Kurland and Ron McKay
International students with Will Tao, Dave Sage and Dani Willetts

Crystal ball (2 hours)

Richard Kurland:
• What to expect in 2019 – possible changes in the legislation and processes, evaluation of the effect of past changes

Ron McKay:
• Program Directive Initiatives for the last six months
• Parents/Grandparents
• Biometrics
• Citizenship – where do we go?

Smooth sailing for international students (4 hours)

Recruitment/application – Dave Sage
• Choosing a school/Program
• Finding clients
• Visa/Non-Visa countries
• Laying the groundwork for yes
• Finances – dos and don’ts
• Dual intent – how to use it
• Prepping for client interview
• Sub (special) streams (SDS/IELTS 6+/GICs)
• Trends (stats)

Study Permit/Post Grad – Will Tao
• Choosing a program (post-grad)
• Actively pursuing studies
• Breaks in studies
• Accelerated programs
• Transferring institutions
• Post Grad – time frames
• Off/On campus work
• Consequence of non-compliance

Paths to PR – Dani Willetts
• Express Entry
• Thinking outside the box
• Combining programs
• Implied status
• Spouses and minor children


6 hours

regular fee - $ 150.00




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