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  1. Feb. 2, 2024Information for current international students regarding recent study permit caps

    NOTE: This information is for current international students. If you're a prospective international student looking for more information, please visit the new Canadian study permit requirements webpage.

    Last updated February 7, 2024 

  2. Jan. 30, 2024New version of study permit extension application form (IMM 5709)

    As of January 30, 2024, please note that you will need to download the new IMM 5709 form for study permit applications. If you apply for a study permit extension application on or after this date, you must download the new version of the form. IRCC will not accept applications that are using the old form.

  3. Jan. 19, 2024Temporary Immigration Measures for Israeli and Palestinian nationals in Canada

    As a result of the ongoing conflict between the Government of Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza, IRCC has introduced temporary special measures to support nationals of Israel and Palestine already in Canada with a valid temporary status. 

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  1. Feb. 28, 2024Immigration Information Sessions: Permanent Residence - OINP (MA and PhD) - Winter 2024

    Have you been wondering how to become a permanent resident in Canada through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)? Join Waterloo's immigration consultants to learn about the OINP and the current requirements to apply for permanent residency under the Masters Graduate Stream and PhD Graduate Stream.

  2. Mar. 4 to 8, 2024Procrastination Awareness Week
    Procrastination awareness week

    Join us for Procrastination Awareness Week (PAW) activities, March 4-8, 2024

    As we enter the end of semester crunch, over 20 academic institutions from across Canada are partnering to offer comprehensive procrastination awareness support for students.  From March 4-8, students are invited to attend remote workshops to learn

  3. Mar. 5, 2024Foundational Training Program (Virtual)

    The Foundational Training Program for Peer Leaders (FTP) is a two-part program that consists of i) online preparation course and ii) training workshop.  Completion of FTP requires completion of the online preparation course AND attendance to one workshop. Please email to get access to the LEARN materials. 

    Upon completion the Foundational Training Program, you will be able to:

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