By ICEF Monitor
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), has announced a new pilot project – Nigeria Student Express (NSE) – that is geared at reducing study permit processing times for Nigerian students who have been accepted to degree programmes in Canada.
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Four Nigerians, Effoduh Okechukwu Jake; Onu Charles; Onifade Temitope; and Taiwo Bello are among 166 recipients of the 2019 Vanier Scholarships for student pursuing doctoral studies in Canada.
The Canadian government announced the award, valued at $50,000 per year, to graduate students who demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement.
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When Rahaf Geisa arrived in Cape Breton in September of 2017, what surprised her most was the people.
Geisa, 19, of Egypt, is in her second year of studies for a bachelor of science (chemistry) degree at Cape Breton University.
“People say Canadians are friendly, but I didn’t expect that friendly,” she says. “A stranger will smile and say, ‘Hi, how’s it going?’ They treat me the same, not like a different person.
“I like that very much.”
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