Preparing to Come to Canada

Notice to All International Students

Effective June 1st, 2014, the Government of Canada introduced new legislation that affects all international students studying in Canada. It is very important for you to understand how these new laws will affect your ability to study at the University of Manitoba, work legally on or off campus, and remain in Canada.   

Information on the new regulations is now available on-line at:

When you are preparing to come to Canada, it is easy to become overwhelmed with the amount of things you need to do.  The information on the following pages will provide you with a good starting point.

Beginning your preparations early will reduce your stress and ensure that you have plenty of time to deal with unexpected situations.  If you have questions, feel free to contact the International Centre for assistance.