UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

CBC Manitoba: Manitoba government, post-secondary institutions uncertain how Ottawa’s international student cap will work

January 23, 2024 — 

The Manitoba government and its post-secondary institutions are in the dark as to what a new cap on international students will mean for the province.

Federal Immigration Minister Marc Miller announced Monday that Canada will approve about 360,000 undergraduate study permits for 2024 — a 35 per-cent reduction from last year.

The federal government said the limit on each province and territory will be based on population figures, but it didn’t provide any details as to what the actual numbers will look like for each province and territory.

Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew is still waiting to hear from Ottawa on the matter, he said during a press conference Monday in Neepawa.

Read more

, ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341