Waterloo definitions and immigration policy while studying

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It is important to understand how University of Waterloo enrolment definitions relate to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) policies, so that you stay in compliance of study permit holder conditions.

The information on this page is also designed to assist case processing officers at IRCC in understanding how IRCC terminology applies to University of Waterloo.

Information for undergraduates and graduate (Masters and PhD) students

Information for undergraduate degree students 

Information for graduate (Masters and PhD) students