Services for international students

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If you receive an Offer of Admission, visit the Student Success Office's website for information on applying for your study permit, working in Canada, and other immigration details.

Before you arrive

  • International Student Guide for tips and resources including information on your medical coverage
  • Free airport pick-up service from Toronto's Pearson International Airport (for new international students arriving in September or January)

Once you arrive

  • Connect with Waterloo's immigration consultants to get assistance with your Canadian immigration status and information about other government resources
  • International Peer Community: meet new people and learn about Canadian culture
  • Resources to help you improve your English language skills and achieve your academic goals
  • Help with obtaining a Canadian Social Insurance Number and/or filing income tax