Have a Question?

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 and academic visitors. 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.


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.

Academic Visitors

Resources for Academic Visitors

  • Online Orientation

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.

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.