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International Student Advisors can assist students with questions about study permits, visas, health insurance, working in Canada, and more.


Welcome to International Student & Visitor Services

ISVS provides programs, services and events for U of A international students. Our team of licensed immigration consultants and student advisors support international students and academic visitors with immigration and support in adjusting to Edmonton - helping them to succeed at the U of A.

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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 

Get Involved

One of the best ways to connect to the U of A community is by getting involved and helping out your fellow community members. Expand your intercultural skillset and volunteer for ISVS.

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Contact Us

We understand you may have a pressing concern and require assistance. The first step is to connect with one of our International Student Advisors.

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Life in Canada

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

Career and Work

Get insights and tips to assist you with working in Canada:

Bursaries and Loans

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

Student Experience Action Plan

Shape your student experience! Engagement opportunities start the week of January 23.

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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.