News for Current students

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Know the facts about laws on cannabis

A reminder that even though cannabis was legalized for adults in Canada, this is not the case in almost all other countries. Learn what you should consider during your studies at Waterloo and when studying, travelling, or working abroad.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Post-graduation work permit application updates

Post-graduation work permit application updates.

As of February 14, 2019, the post-graduation work permit application requires the official completion of studies letter and official transcripts, which are both obtained from The Centre in Needles Hall. If you have already applied for the post-graduation work permit after this date without including both documents, and have not received your post-graduation work permit yet, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has recommended that you upload the missing document to the IRCC web form.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Book a same day immigration consulting appointment in Portal

Book an appointment on Portal.

If you would like to speak to an immigration consultant one-on-one, you can now book a same-day appointment on Portal. Follow these three easy steps:

  1. Log into Portal using a web browser (not the app)
  2. Select ‘Calendar’ from the left side menu
  3. At the top, click the 4th tab ‘Book Appointment’
  4. Select ‘Immigration Consulting’ and complete the booking

Monday, March 11, 2019

Filing your taxes

Filing your taxes.

Your 2018 income tax return is due to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) by April 30, 2019. All students are encouraged to file a tax return even if you didn't have any income. If you are unsure of how to file your documents, there are resources on campus and in the community that can help.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

New immigration updates for international students

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released study permit and post-graduation work permit updates. Learn how this may impact you and speak with an immigration consultant if you have questions.