The CIE offers international students many opportunities to learn about the documents and processes related to studying, working and living in Canada. Below you will find the 2019 workshop schedule with registration links.

Contents

Immigration Orientation Learn about your rights and obligations as an international student
Study Permit, Work Permit or Visa Learn how to apply online
Co-op Work Permit Learn how to get a co-op work permit, which allows you to complete your internship requirement
Permanent residency Learn about permanent residency programs if you are thinking about staying in Canada
Post-Graduation Work Permit Learn about work permits if you are thinking about working in Canada after graduation
Working in Canada Learn about the eligibility criteria for all types of work permits and authorizations

Immigration Orientation

As an international student in Canada, you have to maintain your legal status and abide by immigration law and regulations.

Join us to learn about the following topics:

  • Your obligations as an international student
  • Maintaining your Immigration status in Canada
  • Eligibility criteria for on-campus and off-campus work
  • Eligibility criteria for co-op work
  • Eligibility criteria for the post-graduation work permit
  • Getting a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to work in Canada
  • Required documents for dependents (spouses and children)
  • Inviting family members to visit you in Canada

Location: TBA

Dates and Time: TBA

Sessions for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted soon.

Apply online for a study permit, work permit or visa

Do you want to apply online for a Study Permit/Work Permit/Visa? Join us to learn about the eligibility criteria, the required forms/documents and the online application process.

Location: CIE (Room 102), 33 St. George Street

Dates and Time: TBA

Sessions for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted soon.

Co-op work permit

Are you an international student who is required to do an internship to graduate?

Join us to learn about how you can get the co-op work permit, which allows you to complete your internship requirement.

Location: TBA

Dates and Time: TBA

Sessions for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted soon.

Permanent residency

Are you an international student interested in staying in Canada permanently after graduation? Join us to learn about the different permanent residency programs.

Staff members from Immigration Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be on campus to give an information session about the Express Entry Program. The IRCC's presentation will cover:

  • The Express Entry system
  • The different PR programs under Express Entry
  • The eligibility criteria for each program
  • Skilled Workers vs Canadian Experience Class – what is the difference?
  • The PR application process
  • The ranking system
  • The processing time

Location: TBA

Dates and Time: TBA

Sessions for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted soon.

Post-Graduation Work Permit

Are you interested in staying in Canada and working after graduation? You may be eligible for a work permit valid for up to three years. Join us to learn about the post-graduation work permit.

Location: CIE (Room 102), 33 St. George Street

Dates and Time: TBA

Sessions for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted soon.

Working in Canada

Are you an international student who would like to work in Canada? If so, join us to learn about the eligibility criteria for all types of work permits and authorizations. 

Location: TBA

Dates and Time: TBA

Sessions for the 2019-2020 academic year will be posted soon.