The University of Alberta is committed to helping our international students adjust to life in Canada and providing a supportive environment while studying at UAlberta.

Our International Student Services team—at the International Centre—provides events and programming to help international students accomplish their academic and personal goals, plus share their knowledge and experiences with campus and off-campus communities.


New Regulations from Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has introduced new regulations for prospective international students which will take effect on June 1, 2014. Read about these changes and how they may impact you.


  1. Easter Weekend Office Closures

    The International Centre will be closed for the Easter weekend, including Friday, April 18, 2014, and Monday, April 21, 2014. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

  2. UAlberta tops world in China Scholarship Council students, scholars

    Partnership creates more opportunities than ever for student researchers and academic leaders from China to learn at UAlberta.

  3. The bridge to Augustana

    New program offers international applicants help with reading comprehension, conversational skills and academic preparation.

  4. Students win international engineering and commerce competition

    UAlberta students from two faculties team up for winning combination of engineering smarts and business savvy.

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Get involved

Meet new friends and get connected during your time at UAlberta. Join a club, join a team, get involved!

Keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming workshops to help you both in and out of the classroom.