RESOURCES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

RESOURCES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Support for international students is an important part of Canadian schools and programs. Canada is made up of immigrants from all over the world, and Canadian education al institutions recognize that studying away from home can sometimes be confusing and lonely. Canadian high schools, colleges and universities offer many services and programs to help international students cope with whatever challenges they may face while studying in Canada. Support for international students will vary from institution to institution and may include

  • Guided city tours

  • Peer counselling, tutoring and mentoring

  • Academic counselling

  • Orientation and transition programs on campus

  • Social events, such as parties, dinners, movie nights

  • Health insurance

  • Buddy programs

  • Writing, language and conversation programs

  • International student centres and clubs

  • Country-specific student clubs

  • International student financial aid


  • Check with the school you plan to attend to see what specific programs are offered.