International students

Looking to go global? Why not choose a graduate school that is ranked first among universities across Canada in international graduate student services. Students come from all over the world to study at Memorial University. Graduate students at Memorial choose to live and learn here for many reasons.



Study permits

After graduation

  • The Government of Canada allows international students who are graduates of Canadian universities to stay in country and work after graduation. There is also the possibility of immigrating to Canada after completing your program.
  • For more information on applying for a postgraduate work permit and immigration advising offered by Memorial, please visit the Internationalization Office website.

A place to belong

  • Our Internationalization Office gives you a warm welcome and all the support you need to settle into life at Memorial. 
  • We offer you an international community, where students from Argentina to Zimbabwe come to pursue advanced degrees. Feel free to connect with some of the International Student Groups at Memorial.
  • Our St. John’s campus is in the heart of the city. You’ll find yourself minutes from shopping centres, restaurants, accommodations, and the airport.
  • For more information on Memorial, take a look at our welcome brochure in Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish.

External resources

There are many resources available to help international students find their way here. Please take a look at the following pages:



Become a Graduate Student

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Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000