Smooth sailing for international students (formerly Crystal ball and much more

Seminar ID
Date and time
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 10:00 PDT   see it in calendar
Richard Kurland
Richard Kurland
presenter's bio
Ron E. McKay
Ron E. McKay
presenter's bio
Dave Sage
Dave Sage
presenter's bio
T.D. (Dani) Willetts
T.D. (Dani) Willetts
presenter's bio
  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours
LSBC 4 CPD hours available until: 13.11.2022
CICC (ICCRC) 4 CPD hours available until: 27.01.2022
Barreau du Québec 6 CPD hours - Validity of the recording expired on: 14.11.2018

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

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

Capacity: 50
6 hours
  • regular fee - $ 150.00


Please note that speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing; however, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. IMEDA reserves the right to alter or to modify the advertised speakers and /or topics, if necessary. Any schedule substitutions or alterations will be updated on the IMEDA website as soon as possible and all registrants will be notified by e-mail.