International students pay significantly higher tuitions than domestic students, but don't have access to the same pandemic benefits.
International student enrolment is an especially big question mark because of COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Canada has 11 federally designated quarantine sites, and some universities have their own facilities for students.
International students make big contributions to Canadian universities and colleges, and the economy.
The exam is a requirement to apply to residency in Canada in 2021.
Accessing health care is one of the many challenges international students face amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are more than 400,000 international students in Canada, and no one is building housing for them.
And it starts with treating them fairly.
At last count, there were 266,620 enrolled across the country, according to Statistics Canada.
Following Trump's executive order banning travellers from seven "Muslim-majority" countries, Canadian colleges and universities penned statements touting themselves as welcoming, inclusive and open. I for one am holding back my applause. This is an opportunistic marketing ploy to recruit international students as a source of revenue.