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International Student Services

PLEASE NOTE:  ISS workshops & webinars are available to degree, exchange, visiting & special students, post doctoral fellows, and other students who pay Student Services fees.

N.B. ISS will be CLOSED on April 3 & 6 for the Easter Holiday

ISS is hiring and taking on new volunteers! 

The following are open to undergraduate and graduate students:

1. International Student Development Associate – 1-year paid internship
2. International Student Leadership Program – 12 new volunteer positions
3. International Buddy Program – hundreds of volunteer positions

So you want to be a Leader?

Applications for ISLP are now open for Fall 2015-Winter 2016!

Deadline: March 31, 2015

Interested in working on or off-campus, doing an internship, or seeking post-graduation employment? 

Join us for our next Work & Work Permits webinar

CIC News: new $100 fee for open work permits

As of February 21st, a new $100 fee will be added to the existing $155 fee for Open Work Permit applications (e.g. the Post Graduation Work Permit and the Work Permit for Spouses).  Co-op/internship permits are still fee exempt.  See CIC notice under "New fee for open work permit applicants" for details.

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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.