International Student Services

International Student Services (ISS) provides advice and programs to support all international students adjusting to studies at the University of Calgary and to life in Canada.

COVID-19 information for international students, including those planning to travel to Canada, can be found on our International Student Services COVID-19 FAQ page.

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UCalgary Life Tips and Tricks from Student Mentors

The UCalgary student mentors from the GPS Mentorship Program are sharing tips on the topics of summer vacation, expenses, engagement, and cultural experiences!...

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Working during the 2021 winter holidays

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Increased processing time for study permit extensions

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Our Services

Immigration Information

Important information on visas, study permits and work permits.

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From arriving at the Calgary International Airport to setting up a Canadian Bank Account, we have resources to assist you!

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ISS Programs

Our programs and events are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of international students.

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A wide range of support is available to all UCalgary International students.

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Upcoming ISS events

International student support and workshops

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