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International Student Services


Confirm your International Student Health Insurance on Minerva today!  Details here.

Want a preview of what we have planned for

International Student Orientation

It's only a few weeks away!  While you're at it, you can also take a sneak peak at our Post-Orientation Saturdays

New international student arriving at the Montreal Trudeau Airport between Aug. 4 - Sept. 2?  Enjoy special privileges by registering for:

Accueil Plus airport reception service

Are you a new international student who wants to connect with a current McGill student?  Or perhaps you're a current student who wants to make a difference in the life of a new student? Whether it's to request a Buddy or volunteer to be a Buddy, check out the:

The International Buddy Program

(for undergraduate AND graduate students)

June 1st Immigration Regulation Changes

As of June 1st, 2014, Study Permit holders enrolled full-time in degree, diploma or certificate programs will no longer need an Off-Campus Work permit to work off-campus*!  Details HERE.

What’s your story? What unforgettable moments have you experienced in your international education journey? What did you learn?

Tell your International Education Story through your photos & videos!  

Enter the 4th Annual CBIE Photo and Video Contest

Please note:

International Student Services (ISS) provides information regarding immigration documents (i.e. Study Permits, CAQ, Temporary Resident Visas, Work Permits) required for  international students to study or work at McGill. 

Please note that ISS cannot provide advice to you, or act on your behalf, on such immigration matters.  Our website provides links to Immigration Quebec and Citizenship and Immigration Canada where complete information, application forms and instructions are available.

International students seeking information on immigrating to Canada can check the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website as well as the Quebec Immigration website.