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Assistance from International Students

As the centre for the non-immigrant community at Ryerson, International Student Support (ISS) is crucial to support international students and international scholars through specialized services and promotion of international awareness at Ryerson. Even as international students graduate we understand that they may still require support to transition from university life.

ISS provides a wide range of services which extend to international student alumni and include the following:

  • Securing Post-Graduation Employment
  • Ontario Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Participation
    • Immigration advising to support application
    • Network with PNP Officers at the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
  • Permanent Residence to Canada Application
    • Network with CIC Immigration Officers, PNP Officers and immigration lawyers
    • Immigration advising to support PR application
    • Assistance with obtaining application and supplementary documents
    • Inviting Family Members to Attend Convocation
    • Confirmation of enrollment and date of convocation for family members’ TRV application
    • Assistance in preparing an invitation letter to Canadian Consulate Immigration Officials
    • Health Insurance Support
    • Extension of UHIP coverage for up to two months, September & October
    • Applications for the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) once eligible
    • Information for obtaining alternative health insurance
  • Support to Attend Graduate School
    • Immigration advising to support transition
    • Assistance with study permit renewal

For more information or to access these services to help you adjust to life after Ryerson, please contact ISS at 416-979-5000 ext. 6655, email us, or visit us in POD-50A to speak with an International Student Advisor.

Alumni Relations at Ryerson

Alumni Relations serves the University and its alumni body by engaging all alumni in the life of the University, beginning with their first experience with Ryerson and extending throughout their lives. International student alumni can take advantage of the services offered by staying in touch and getting involved in alumni organizations and events. As well, students can benefit from a wide range of alumni privileges that include the alumni card, group rates, discounts, etc.

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