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International Student Services

Experienced staff dedicated to helping international students who are preparing to study and currently studying at Laurentian University

As the hub for international student services and programs, Laurentian International’s staff will answer questions, make recommendations, and help students to navigate the processes and protocols required for international study in Canada. They can also fill you in on the numerous opportunities for Laurentian students to study abroad and gain valuable international experience while earning credits.

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Health Insurance

University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP)

When you come to study or work at an Ontario university, you must have insurance to pay the cost of health care services and medical treatments. The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) is a mandatory health plan for all international non-residents studying or working at a participating university or affiliated college in Ontario.

 

Student Association Medical Coverage

As full-time students you have additional medical coverage through your student association health plan. Follow the links below for more information on your extended health plan. Medical coverage through your student association helps pay for services that are not covered under UHIP.

 

Temporary Resident Visa (TRV)

Citizens of some countries need a TRV in addition to a Study Permit to enter Canada. See this page on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website for a list of countries whose citizens require a TRV.

As stated here on the CIC website, a valid TRV is required if an international student leaves Canada and wishes to re-enter Canada. For more information about TRVs.

The application package is available on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

Note: When asked to include a Letter of Enrolment with your application, fill out this form and send it to international@laurentian.ca.

 

Study Permit

Your Study Permit is the document that allows you to stay and study in Canada.

As an international student, it is your responsibility to ensure that your Study Permit is always valid.

For tips on how to avoid application delays, go to this page on the CIC website.

The application package is available on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

Note: When asked to include a Letter of Enrolment with your application, fill out this form and send it to international@laurentian.ca.

 

On/Off Campus Employment

Citizenship and Immigration Canada regulations permit most full-time international students who hold a valid Study Permit to work on campus up to 20 hours per week while they are registered as full-time students throughout each semester and full-time (40 hours) during the summer and/or holiday periods. 

Some students are also eligible to work off-campus during their studies in Canada. See this section of the CIC website for more information regarding eligibility and regulations: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/work.asp

 

Applying for a U.S. Visitor Visa

It is recommended that you live in Canada for at least 6 months before applying for a U.S. Visitor Visa. Further information and links to necessary forms are on the Visa Categories and Requirements webpage of the U.S. Consulate General. https://ca.usembassy.gov/visas/

Note: When asked to include a Letter of Enrolment with your application, fill out this form and send it to international@laurentian.ca.

 

Feature Links

 

 

How to Make an International Payment with Flywire

  1. Go to Laurentian University’s Flywire payment portal to begin your payment, or click on the Pay Now with Flywire button below.
  2. Enter payment amount in Canadian dollars and select your home country from the drop down. List of payment options will display.
  3. Select payment method from the options listed.
    Note: Local payment options may vary depending on the country you are paying from.
  4. Create (or login to) your Flywire account so that you and Laurentian University can track your payment. Enter some basic information to initiate your payment booking.
  5. Follow instructions to send payment funds to Flywire.
    Note: For credit card or other online payments, enter your card details online to complete your payment in your home currency or currency displayed.
  6. Track your payment any time by logging into your Flywire account. Receive text and email status updates each step of the way, including a confirmation when your payment has been delivered to Laurentian University.


 

Multilingual Customer Support

Phone: 1-800-346-9252

Email: support@flywire.com

International Phone Numbers & Frequently Asked Questions

 

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