Foreign students who meet the requirements for off-campus employment are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during certain breaks like the winter, summer, and spring breaks.
Eligibility for working off campus:
An overseas student must: in order to be qualified to work off campus while pursuing his or her studies.
An overseas student must discontinue working off campus if their circumstances change and they are no longer eligible under any of the aforementioned conditions.
A student who is no longer enrolled in classes full-time might occasionally be eligible to keep working off campus if they:
was registered as a full-time student from the start of the programme in Canada, but is now enrolled in part-time classes as the program's final semester approaches and a full-time course load is no longer necessary to graduate.
ineligibility to work off-campus:
In determining whether a student is enrolled full-time, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) takes into account the hours and credits necessary to finish a degree, diploma, or certificate as established by the DLI.
If an overseas student passes certain requirements, they may be permitted to work on the campus where they are registered.
Eligibility for working on campus
An overseas student who wants to work on campus without a work visa must:
Working for a company based on the grounds of the educational institution where a student is enrolled is considered on-campus labour.
The school, a staff member, a student organisation, a private business (located inside the campus), a private contractor that works for the school, and being self-employed on campus are all examples of on-campus employers.