Please refer to our recent blog post on steps international students should take if they have applied for a study permit to Canada for the September 2022 semester.
CUAC Blog > Study Permit backlogs - What to Do
As reports indicate as many as 180,000 students may be waiting for a decision, this continues to be a significant media story in Canada.
India’s High Commission in Canada has lodged a complaint to the Government of Canada as so many Indian citizens are adversely affected, India being the number one source country for international students coming to Canada.
See also these articles from Canada’s national newspapers (articles may have a paywall) and one of its national television networks.
The Globe and Mail https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/british-columbia/article-international-students-visa-ottawa/?mc_cid=81a23ab197&mc_eid=009cc1f82a National Post (cited on msn.com) https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/an-incredibly-big-problem-visa-delays-imperil-school-year-for-thousands-of-international-students/ar-AA117WeR CTV Television https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/visa-delays-leaving-international-students-in-limbo-for-fall-semester-1.6042220?mc_cid=81a23ab197&mc_eid=009cc1f82a See also this article from University World News https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20220827084638641