I-Advise: A Better Way to Connect

Speak to an International Student Advisor about study permits, visas, health insurance, work in Canada, and more. Make an appointment with I-Advise.


Welcome to International Student Services

International Student Services provides programs, services and events for U of A international students. Our team of licensed immigration consultants and student advisors supports international students with adjusting to living in Edmonton, immigration and additional support to help international students succeed at the U of A.


Our team of licensed immigration consultants can assist you with: 

Prepare for U of A

Review everything you need to plan for your first academic year at the U of A.

Welcome to the University of Alberta!

Get ready to embark on your University career. The best way to get to know your new academic environment and city is by participating in our welcome services.

Get Started at the U of A!


Life in Canada

Learn what day-to-day living is like in Edmonton.

Bursaries and Loans

For students with unexpected financial shortfalls, International Student Services offers emergency assistance.

Images of Various Students

Student Stories

Read international student's stories on living in Edmonton and studying at the U of A.


Activities for international students to learn and connect 


Global Beat is the International Student Services’ bi-weekly newsletter that keeps you up to date on the latest news, information and upcoming events both on and off-campus. 

Subscribe to Global Beat

Do you have a program, service or event you want to share with international students? Submit your content no later than Wednesday and at least two weeks before your event.  

Submit News Item

Contact Us

We understand you may have a pressing concern and require assistance. The first step is to connect to the right person by making an appointment with one of our International Student Advisors. Learn more

About U of A International 

Driven by the University of Alberta's vision to connect with the world, U of A International works with a broad range of international and external stakeholders to support the creation of an internationally vibrant learning and research environment.