International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
Proof of identity
Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
Students can find employment on-campus or off-campus while studying at the University of Regina is a great way to get valuable work experience, gain skills to help them find jobs after their graduation, develop connections and relationships, and help their financial situation.
Students can work up to 20 hours per week. Working more than 20 hours per week is a violation of their study permit conditions.
Student visa holders in Canada may gain work experience by working off-campus while completing their studies.