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International Student Services

International Student Services (ISS) provides advice and programs to support all international students as they adjust to their UCalgary studies and life in Canada.

COVID-19 updates

The Government of Canada has announced the removal of COVID-19 border and travel measures effective October 1.
For more information please visit the COVID 19 Travel Canada website 

Getting support

Make the most of your time at UCalgary! These resources will help ensure that happens. 


Learn about pre-arrival issues such as how to apply for a study visa, what to bring to Canada, and more. 

Find out more about immigration

Settling in Calgary

You've been admitted and you're ready to move to Calgary! Learn all about relocating to our beautiful city. 

Learn more about moving to Calgary

Attending UCalgary

Find out what you need to know about starting your studies at UCalgary.

Discover more about attending UCalgary


ISS hosts many events to enhance your UCalgary experience and help you find your place on our campus. 

Learn more about our events

International student support and workshops

International Student Services articles

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