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​International Students

As an International Student you will need a study permit to attend and elementary, secondary or post-secondary schools within Halton Region. There are many options for International Students from around the world.


Applying for a Study Permit

Standard Eligibility Criteria for a Study Permit:

  • Proof of Funds that include:

    • Tuition Fees

    • Living expenses for yourself and any family members who may come with you

    • Return transportation for yourself and any family members who may come with you

  • You must have a clean criminal record and not be a risk to the security of Canada

  • You must be in good health and willing to undergo a medical examination if necessary

  • You must satisfy an Immigration Officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your authorized stay


Working while Studying  

As an international student you can work under any of the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s work programs for students. 


Working after Graduation

As an international student you could be eligible to get a special work permit to allow you to work in Canada – for up to 3 years - after you graduate. For more information visit Post-Graduate Work Permit..


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