A study permit is issued to students by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). It authorizes an individual to study at a designated learning institution in Canada for the duration of the program of study.
On-campus work means any work done on any building on a UCalgary campus (including main campus, downtown campus, Spyhill campus, Foothills Medical Campus, McMahon Stadium and any vendor located on any of those campuses).
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All international student work programs require you to be a full-time student with a valid study permit.
You may not be eligible to work in Canada if you aren’t enrolled full-time and/or you don’t have a valid study permit.
As an international student studying full-time with a valid study permit, there are a couple of work options that are available to you.
International students must have a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to receive employment income in Canada.
Get information on applying for your post-graduation work permit so that you can remain working in Canada upon completing your degree.
A wide range of support is available to all UCalgary international students in the areas of academics and transitional support.
Are you a current UCalgary international student, newly-admitted UCalgary international student, or a recently-graduated UCalgary international student with questions or needing assistance?