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Ray of Hope - 138th Draw

SJ24

Full Member
May 2, 2019
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Sorry man, but only a full academic year counts as a completed certificate or qualification.

Generally, these equivalency organisations all seem to follow the European Bologna Process where a full academic year is at least 1200 hours over at least 8 months.
Thank you for your response. In that case, applying to other credential evaluators like CES/ICES with the hope of being considered as PG diploma also is of no use?
 

TADF chemist

Star Member
Jul 2, 2018
160
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The argument is a person who comes as a student needs to be given a preference. Getting a job here takes time so it's not like you graduate and get a job in your field. And then once you do get a job you have to wait for a year before one can apply for PR and even then we have to get a good score in IELTS even after having an education here. And then even after being in a country for more than 5 years you are waiting int he same line as people coming from different parts of the world showing 3 or 4 years of work experience. Trust me it is frustrating.
"The argument is a person who comes as a student needs to be given a preference." I agree, and this is already reflected in the system where you can claim additional points for Canada degree. This "preference" comes from the fact that foreign students studying in Canada has the merits of culture integration and network etc. Indeed, the additional score awarded to Canada study (and workers as well in Canadian Experience Class).

What I disagree is that the argument of paying tuition makes the student have the right to immigrate, when the purpose of tuition is for education, not immigration. This sounds too entitled to me.
 
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SJ24

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May 2, 2019
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I'm glad they responded positively ! U will surely benefit fron the extra points .
However I must also advice you to consult the official CIC/CRS website to confirm it further as WES only evaluates but IRCC will provide a more accurate answer.
Fingers crossed and best of luck
Thank you, I have written to CIC too, hoping for the best. Thanks again for your time and response.
 

AshRK

Star Member
Feb 14, 2020
57
15
"The argument is a person who comes as a student needs to be given a preference." I agree, and this is already reflected in the system where you can claim additional points for Canada degree. This "preference" comes from the fact that foreign students studying in Canada has the merits of culture integration and network etc. Indeed, the additional score awarded to Canada study (and workers as well in Canadian Experience Class).

What I disagree is that the argument of paying tuition makes the student have the right to immigrate, when the purpose of tuition is for education, not immigration. This sounds too entitled to me.
But isn't that a fact that a person who has spent his time and money establishing himself should get a preference. I don't see anything wrong with that. Yes a person who has a Canadian Degree gets additional points but as I said the battle doesn't end there. They have to prove in a IELTS exam that they can read, write and speak english even though they have received a Canadian Degree and probably working in Canadian environment. And then find a NOC A or B job which might not be that easy.

I understand people coming from different parts of the world may not understand that and I do not blame them but trust me I know many people who have studied and worked here who share the same frustration. The good thing is ultimately most do get PR so that is what should be important.
 

ArsiSt

Full Member
Dec 1, 2018
41
16
Category........
FSW
AOR Received.
18-03-2020
It looks like they are following the 2018s trend, with only two draws in January and they also waited three weeks from the last Feb 2018 draw (21 feb) to the first March draw (14 march). I was thinking that they did this in 2018 because it coincided that March had 5 wednesdays, but now its starting to look like a pattern :rolleyes::rolleyes:
Just a theory! :p
 

ArsiSt

Full Member
Dec 1, 2018
41
16
Category........
FSW
AOR Received.
18-03-2020
And, it looks like they want to issue 4500 ITAs again but if they did it today the scores would drop under 470, something they do not desire apparently :confused:
 

Issygn

Hero Member
Feb 16, 2020
568
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It looks like they are following the 2018s trend, with only two draws in January and they also waited three weeks from the last Feb 2018 draw (21 feb) to the first March draw (14 march). I was thinking that they did this in 2018 because it coincided that March had 5 wednesdays, but now its starting to look like a pattern :rolleyes::rolleyes:
Just a theory! :p
Sincerely, the IRCC is unpredictable. There have been draws in the past which were either Between 8,14,12, 20 and even 21 days . Now we can’t tell the pattern they intend following .
 

sri8707

Star Member
Oct 17, 2019
58
40
I am at 473 and hoped that there will be a draw today.. since there is likely no draw today, will my score be sufficient for the next draw?
Most likely yes, but noone can confirm though. But 473 is a very good score and you should be through in next 2 draws maximum
 

AshRK

Star Member
Feb 14, 2020
57
15
I am at 473 and hoped that there will be a draw today.. since there is likely no draw today, will my score be sufficient for the next draw?
I would say you should be fine, if not for the next then for the coming draws for sure.
 

callisto

Full Member
Mar 4, 2020
40
14
Can skipping this round be about the deadline for the settlement fund update? Since it was Feb, 25th, maybe they are updating the pool?
 

ArsiSt

Full Member
Dec 1, 2018
41
16
Category........
FSW
AOR Received.
18-03-2020
Sincerely, the IRCC is unpredictable. There have been draws in the past which were either Between 8,14,12, 20 and even 21 days . Now we can’t tell the pattern they intend following .
I know that but this is me just trying to create a pattern or something :rolleyes: though who knows, there is still time for a draw today, if I am not mistaken the first draw of this year happened at very late unusual hour.