USIT Work and Travel Blog

Canada Hiring Fairs 2019 – Everything You Need To Know

So you’re heading on the Canada IEC Visa to enjoy some scenic views, maple syrup and of course, see where they film Riverdale! If you’re one of the lucky ones and have a job sorted already, well done, that’s pretty much the hardest part over with. However, if you haven’t secured a job yet, we’re …

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Introducing USIT’s New Canada Programme!

Ever dream of doing your college placement somewhere other than Ireland? Want to learn some amazing skills in the summer/autumn while also going on an adventure? Well, you’re in luck… Canada Student Trainee Programme USIT have just launched a brand new programme that allows Irish students to spend 3-12 months in Canada working as a …

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New Canadian Visa Application Centre Opens in Dublin

Since August 1st, 2018, those applying for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or permanent residence in Canada need to give their fingerprints and photos (biometrics). Until now, biometrics have been taken at the Canadian Embassy but a new Visa Application Centre (VAC) has just opened in Vistatec House, Dublin, making the entire process more streamlined. …

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Spending Summer in Canada? Read This First!

There’s No Such Thing As A J1 For Canada Irish students are becoming more and more interested in spending their summer in Canada. Of course, Canada is an amazing country to live but when going for just one summer, there’s a catch. Many students assume they can do a J1 in Canada but there’s actually …

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Living in Canada- My Experience and Advice

Between two minds about making the move? We caught up with Danu McGowan, who lived and worked in Canada last year. Don’t miss her advice and experiences of living and working in Canada on the IEC visa. Research your destination Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world so your choices of location are …

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