News for International

Monday, March 8, 2021

Tackling your taxes

Tackling your 2020 taxees

Your 2020 income tax return is due to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) by April 30, 2021. 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.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Be aware of fake employment offers targeting international students

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) is warning the public to be cautious of offers for employment linked to the purchase of life insurance policies.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Add some adventure to your degree - apply for exchange

Going abroad can add value to your degree, help you learn a new language, develop skills, and expand your world view. Get started today! Applications to go on exchange during summer/fall 2021 and winter/spring 2022 are now open on Waterloo Passport until November 1 at 3:59 p.m. 

Monday, August 24, 2020

Complete the International Student Travel Plans and Quarantine Form

Student at the airport.

​​All international students must fill in the International Student Travel Plans and Quarantine Form. The mandatory form asks about your travel history and plans - including your quarantine plan (if applicable). By filling out the form, we can all comply with the Government of Canada and University of Waterloo health guidelines related to COVID-19 and help keep each other safe.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Scam alert - CRA refund scam

CRA e-transfer scam.

Please be aware of an ongoing email scam targeting people filing a 2019 income tax return. The fraudsters claim a refund for a specific amount (e.g. $441.34) has been issued to the recipient, which will be deposited on credit card. The recipient is directed to log in at the CRA Revenue Office Portal and follow the instructions on the screen, including entering credit card details.