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By Riel Bo

Nov 1st, 2022

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Brooklyn School of Languages - Innovative program in NYC




๐Ÿ”— Brooklyn School of Languages

 ๐Ÿ”ต Edvisor ID: brooklynlanguages


 ๐Ÿ“  New York, United States

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ New Programs


The new interactive language tourism experience called English Outdoors includes weekly class field trips to museums, cultural centres, historic neighbourhoods, historical landmarks, and more! Classes are small groups of 8 students, in well-researched locations offering easy access, comfortable seating, and plenty of opportunities to sightsee after class. They are specifically designed to fully immerse students in NYC life and culture, giving students the unique opportunity to practice their English in authentic NYC settings, and live like locals. 

By choosing English Outdoors, students can also positively impact the environment, taking advantage of natural sunlight and airflow rather than being inside, making our English language program the most sustainable choice for students. English Outdoors is perfect for students, adults, juniors, and school groups travelling to the USA on a B1/B2 tourist visa or ESTA, who have an interest in combining English lessons and discovering New York City. 



ITD Canada - Promotional price for 2023


ITD Canada - Edvisor Meet&Greet


๐Ÿ”— ITD Canada

 ๐Ÿ”ต Edvisor ID: itdcanada


 ๐Ÿ“  Vancouver, Canada

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ New Promotions


Did you hear about the promotions available only through Edvisor for 2023? All of ITD Canadaโ€™s two-year programs at the Vancouver campus are only $18,000 and at the Vernon campus only $15,000. ITD Canada helps students plan their careers and choose the best program from the start of their educational journey to graduation and beyond. The institute helps students achieve their personal and professional goals through its comprehensive educational programs, which assist students from the first day of enrollment to their entrance into the workforce. 

ITD Canada offers industry-supported programs and quality student services including student advising, financial help, tutoring, and coop placement assistance. By studying in the Vancouver downtown core, students can experience the city's business hub while within ITD Canadaโ€™s friendly, learning environment. The certifications and diplomas are well recognized and respected all over the world and students learn the essential skills to search for and obtain employment in their chosen fields. ITD Canada helps students be job-ready and transition smoothly into the workforce.



AICOL - High school entry program




๐Ÿ”— Australian International College of Language

๐Ÿ”ต Edvisor ID: aicol


 ๐Ÿ“  Southport, Australia

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ New Programs


AICOL has been appointed by Education Queensland International (EQI) as a Pathway Provider for Queensland State Government high schools. As a result, students wishing to enter State Government high schools and requiring English language training may enrol in AICOL's High School Preparation course. AICOL has also been appointed an EQI agent to recruit international students for State high schools. 

The high school preparation course teaches international students the English skills they need to enter Year-7 to Year-11 in Australian secondary schools. 

The Director of Studies of AICOL is available to assist students and parents when deciding which high school is best suited for their future study needs. Pathway arrangements are also in place when students transition to Public High Schools and many Private High Schools. 




AIP - International teen summer program in Valencia




๐Ÿ”— AIP Language Institute

 ๐Ÿ”ต  Edvisor ID: aip


 ๐Ÿ“  Valencia, Spain

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ New Programs



Donโ€™t miss the launch of the international Teen Summer Program in Valencia. Experience a balanced learning combination of fun Spanish and English lessons in the morning and great recreational and cultural activities in the afternoon. The program is a great way for 14 to 18-year-olds to have a truly amazing summer. Every year AIP Language Institute receives more than 800 students under the age of 18 from all over the world.

As an Accredited Center by Instituto Cervantes, AIP Language Institute offers quality language lessons that follow a communicative approach and focus on growing students' confidence when speaking Spanish and English. Register now from June 17th to September 2nd for as many weeks as you please. Valencia is the perfect summer destination due to its sandy beaches, scrumptious food, safe streets, modern architecture and centuries of history.



Colombians visiting the UK will no longer need a visa


As of November 9th, 2022 Colombians visiting the UK will no longer need a visa. The UK government has announced that it will become more accessible to Colombians pursuing ELT courses and short programs. This announcement marks a big step forward in the UK-Colombia relationship. The UK could see an influx of Colombians who want to discover and enjoy the rich UK culture. The document also states that Guyana and Peru will benefit from the decision and no longer need visitor visas. 

These changes mark a significant step forward in the UK-Colombia relationship with the UK opening its doors to new business opportunities in multiple sectors. Furthermore, Colombians who have already applied for a visitor visa to enter the UK but have not yet supplied biometric data, such as fingerprints, can now withdraw their application and request a refund for the visa fee by visiting the governmentโ€™s website.


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Canada lifts working hour restrictions for international students



The Canadian government is addressing acute labour shortages in the country's economy by temporarily lifting a cap on how much off-campus work international students can do during classes. International students will be able to work more than 20 hours off-campus per week starting on November 15th, 2022 through December 31st, 2023. 

The restriction lift is an attempt to address Canadaโ€™s labour shortages as the country faces its lowest rate of unemployment on record, with nearly one million job vacancies going unfilled. The change to Canada's immigration rules will soon apply, not just to international students currently in the country but to any who have submitted a study application as of October 22nd, 2022 and received approval.


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Spain makes it easier for international students to find work


The Spanish government has set new regulations, which were approved in July and came into force on August 15th of 2022, that enable students in higher education to work up to 30 hours per week with a permit. This is an increase from the previous limit of 20 hours per week and with the new regulations, international students can more easily access the labour market after graduation. 

Recent changes to immigration rules also remove the requirement for students to prove that they will not depend on job income to support living costs when planning to study in Spain. These make it easier for non-EU students in higher education to work on a student visa without needing to apply for permits, so long as the jobs are compatible with continuing their studies. Foreign students can now also bypass the three-year requirement and remain residents in Spain with a right to work post-graduation.



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