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Hello,

I am in Canada studying at a private 2 yr college with
the purpose of applying for a pgwp, and eventually a PR

My school says that it is no longer offering the pgwp,
but I won't be changing providers.

What options do I have to obtain the PGWP after graduation?

Thanks

Answer
Dear Jay,

Thanks for your inquiry.

To get the first hand information, I suggest you to follow the following link or call 1-888-242-2100

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/work-postgrad.asp  

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/workplaceskills/foreign_workers/intstugrad.shtml

Till date, we don't have any update in regards to changes in the program. But if you read any information about the changes, please forward me so that I can address it better.

Please note that you are not eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program if you:

study in a program that is less than eight months long
participate in a Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship Program funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)
participate in a Government of Canada Awards Program funded by DFAIT
receive funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
participate in the Equal Opportunity Scholarship, Canada-Chile
participate in the Canada-China Scholars Exchanges Program
participate in the Organization of American States Fellowships Program
participate in a distance learning program either from abroad or from within Canada or
have previously been issued a Post-Graduation Work Permit following any other program of study.

If the above conditions doesn't apply then you are eligible to apply under the program.

Regards
Ravi  

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