If you are someone who is interested in dabbling in business, then this will be great news for you. The province of Saskatchewan has decided to introduce a new immigration pathway that will be accessible to international graduates who have received their degrees from eligible post-secondary institutions located in Saskatchewan. This will allow more people to start their very own businesses in the province. The step has been taken as part of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) and came into effect on 3rd December.
The new International Graduate Entrepreneur Category is now open for usage, and you will be able to apply for it if you are interested in becoming an entrepreneur. According to Jeremy Harrison, the Immigration and Career Training Minister, the new immigration pathway will play an important role in retaining international students in the country. Students who have established connections and successfully integrated with the different communities existing in the province can prove to be an asset to the country. He has also mentioned that this initiative will allow for the creation of new businesses and jobs. This can help keep the Saskatchewan market competitive. More international students will find themselves attracted to the province. Saskatchewan is willing to invest in these students and give them new opportunities.
This new SINP category will also provide support to Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan for the upcoming decade from 2020 to 2030. There is a plan to focus on boosting the number of skilled and entrepreneurial immigrants in Saskatchewan.
The Advanced Education Minister of Saskatchewan, Tina Beaudry-Mellor, has said that the province’s Post-Secondary International Education Strategy will aim to attract a higher number of international students since they are crucial for Saskatchewan’s future cultural and economic development.
International graduates who have a full-time, post-secondary degree or have completed a two-year diploma program are eligible.