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Headlines for Aug. 8, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 08 2018

What will happen to Saudi students enrolled in Canada?

Universities and colleges are scrambling to help thousands of international students following Saudi Arabia’s decision to pull those on Saudi-funded scholarships from Canadian schools.

Globe and Mail
Canadian teaching hospitals facing withdrawal as Saudi Arabia recalls sponsored students

Saudi Arabia is by far the largest source of international medical residents and fellows training in Canadian hospitals, the result of a decades-old visa program under which the kingdom pays approximately $100,000 a year for each trainee.

My Coast Now
VIU increases language requirements

Vancouver Island University will be increasing the English language proficiency requirement for international students.

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