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International Students

International Student Breakfast Seminars

Hosted by the Student Success Office, the Breakfast Seminar is a program where international students can gather in a leisurely, friendly setting to learn more about campus and community services and resources. Each seminar focuses on a different topic, and is a chance to meet new people, share experiences, get tips on academic and personal success, and enjoy a light breakfast!

Immigration Waterloo Region

Immigration Waterloo Region provides a variety of supports on immigrating to Waterloo Region including immigration consulting, English conversation circles, housing support, and more.

International Student Blog

The International Student Blog is a collection of experiences and stories written by current and past international graduate students at the University of Waterloo.

International Student Collective

The International Student Collective is a virtual community run by the Graduate Student Association for UWaterloo international graduate students to foster belonging and share resources.

International Student Wellness Information Document

A collection of information for international graduate students about different types of wellness and resources that may be helpful. Types of wellness covered here include physical, emotional, vocational and intellectual, financial, social, and spiritual.

International Spouses Group

Since 2005, the International Spouses group has served as a community for those wishing to meet other people, learn about Canada, go on outings and make connections.


Documents for international family members

Within the International Student Resources provided by the Student Success Office, there is information about documents required for international family members to: visit or attend convocation, obtain work permits as a spouse of an international students, and obtain health care coverage. 

International Student Resources

The Student Success Office has a listing of resources available for International students that are focused on adapting to life in Canada and UWaterloo. Resources cover topics including: immigration information, English language supports, health insurance, winter in Waterloo, documents for your family, and more!

International Student Guide

The Student Success Office has a comprehensive guide for international students that covers everything from setting up a Canadian bank account to academic skill building.