Representing Students: Sessions 1 and 2: 6.5 Hours

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These webinars have now expired for ICCRC/CICC CPD purposes, but can still be helpful for your general RCIC education!
Representing Students Session 1 and 2 – 6.5 Hours.



Event Title: Representing Students: Sessions 1 and 2

These webinars have now expired for ICCRC/CICC CPD purposes, but can still be helpful for your general RCIC education!

Event Date: This live webinar was conducted on June 25 2019 from 11:00 to 18:00 (Eastern Time).

There was a total of 6.5 hours of live, interactive webinar time.

Cost: $195 for this webinar video or part of our CPD Bundle. 

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal, LL.B / B.C.L., M.A., B.A., and Kyle Broda, RCIC, M.Ed., M.A.

Event Expiry: Here are the recording and expiry dates for ICCRC CPD-reporting purposes.

Attendance: You are purchasing a video of the event. Although you will have access to this video for one year from the date of your purchase, you must watch it before the event expiry date (above) in order to count it towards your 2020 CPD requirements.

Organization: RCICCPD by Full Skills Exam Prep. 

Language: English

Agenda: This is the breakdown of the event.

Representing Students: Session 1: Canada as a study destination.


  • Canada as top destination for international students
  • Temporary residents by class
  • Study permits – statistical overview
  • Rise in study permit refusals
  • Study permits in the legislation and manuals

Initial client assessment 

  • Client’s objectives in studying in Canada
  • Study in Canada as option for candidates not yet competitive for permanent residence
  • Eligibility and legal test
  • Determine place of application
  • Country-specific requirements
  • Screen for criminal/medical and other inadmissibilities
  • Discuss prior refusals
  • Early assessment of permanent residence alternatives

Who needs a Study Permit?

  • Activities not considered studies
  • Distance learning
  • Exemptions to study permits
  • Minors
  • Courses of 6 months or less
    • Other exemptions under R188
  • Studying in Quebec
  • Examples 1-5: is a Study Permit required?
  • Custodianship

Where to apply for a Study Permit

  • Application outside of Canada
  • Application upon entry
  • Application within Canada R 215
    • Switching from visitor status to Study Permit

General requirements for a study permit and legal test

Designated Learning Institutions

Bona fides studies and flags

  • Addressing genuineness in applications
  • The Study Plan

Financial sufficiency and proof of funds

Ties to home country

Dual intent

Common mistakes made by study permit applicants

Six month bar for study permits in cases of unauthorized work or study

30-minute break. This time does not count towards the CPD hours.

Maintaining student status

  • Exceptional situations
  • Invalidity of study permit
  • Changing schools or programs

Extending status as a student

  • Implied Status during permit extensions

General and specific conditions on temporary residents

  • Complying with the terms and conditions of the study permit

Working while studying

  • On-campus work
  • Off-campus work
  • Co-op work permit

Spousal Open Work Permit

Children of study permit holders

Post-Graduation Work Permit

  • Eligibility
  • Application
  • Duration
  • Spouse and children

Specific scenarios regarding work as study permit holders with examples

  • Destitute student work permit
  • Tips for preparing a strong application
  • The study permit cover letter
  • The 2nd study permit application
  • Restoration of status as a student

Overcoming inadmissibilities – Temporary Resident Permit (TRP) generalities

  • Medical and criminal inadmissibilities
  • Overstay or unauthorized study/work
  • Where and how to apply
  • TRP legal test and privileges


Ethical issues

  • The education and immigration consultant
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Misrepresentations and omissions


Representing Students: Session 2: The roles and responsibilities of Immigration Practitioners in Education Consulting

Dual Roles and Ethics for Immigration Practitioners

  • Choosing the right school for your clients
  • Pre-arrival services
  • Approaching schools
  • Language exams
  • School applications
  • Managing client expectations

10 common scenarios (and solutions!) for Immigration Practitioners who work with international students



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