Information Sessions for Students

Immigration Information Sessions for Students

Information Sessions are held every Tuesday and Thursday from May 2 to September 2, 2022 (except for holidays and where noted below) from 12:00pm to 1:00pm NLST. 

The sessions will be held remotely through Brightspace (course: Immigration Support for International Students). If you do not have access, email immigrationadvising@mun.ca from your @mun.ca email for link.

The sessions are color-coded based on target audience: (1)  Newly admitted students; (2) Current students; (3) Graduating students; (4) Students with dependents

 

Week

Tuesday

Thursday

May 3 & 5

Beginning your Immigration Journey at Memorial

Initial Study Permit Application 

May 10 & 12

Study Permits and Work

Beginning your Immigration Journey at Memorial

May 17 & 19

Joint IRCC/OIM Session- 90 mins (12pm -1:30pm)

Post Graduation Work Permits

May 24 & 26

TRV Application

Coop Work Permit 

May 31 & June 2

Study Permit Extensions

Spouses/Partners and Dependents

June 7 & 9

Refused Study Permits presented by Stewart Mckelvey 

Initial Study Permit Application

June 14 & 16

Coop Work Permit

Study Permits and Work 

June 21 & 23

Post-Graduation Work Permit

Study Permit Extensions

June 28 & 30

Coop Work Permit

Spouses/Partners and Dependents

July 5 & 7

Initial Study Permit Applications

Refused Study Permits

July 12 & 14

TRV Application

Study Permits and Work

July 19 & 21

Post-Graduation Work Permit

Study Permit Extensions

July 26 & 28

Q&A on Permanent Resident Pathways for International Students with Immigration Lawyer Meghan Felt, McInnes Cooper

Coop Work Permit

August 2 & 4

Initial Study Permit Application

Spouses/Partners and Dependents

August 9 & 11

Study Permits and Work

Study Permit Extensions

August 16 & 18

Post-Graduation Work Permit

Study Permit Refusal

August 23 & 25

Beginning your immigration journey at Memorial

Study Permits and Work 

August 30 & September 1

Post-Graduation Work Permit

Beginning your Immigration Journey at Memorial

 

Initial Study Permit Applications

This session is specifically for students who have been recently admitted to Memorial University. We will outline the process of applying for your initial study permit and will discuss the impacts the pandemic is having on study permit processing.

 

Study Permits and Work

This session will outline the work authorization of a study permit. We will review how IRCC distinguishes between on and off campus work and will review the eligibility requirements and restrictions of work as a student. 

 

Refused Study Permits

This session is for students who have been refused a study permit from outside of Canada. IO immigration advisors will provide details on reasons for refusal and will provide tips on re-submitting an application. 

 

Study Permit Extensions

This session will review the process of seeking an extension to your study permit in Canada. 

 

TRV Application 

This session will review the process of applying for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) from inside of Canada that is need to seek re-entry to Canada. 

 

Coop Work Permit

This session will review the requirement of a coop work permit for students who have a mandatory work component to their program of study. We will outline when and how to apply for a coop work permit 

 

Spouses/ Partners and Dependents of International Students  

This session will review eligibility and application process for the Open Spousal Work Permit and will discuss the requirements for minor children coming to Canada. 

 

IRCC Session: Pathways to Immigration

This session will be presented by a representative from Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Outreach Network and will review opportunities for international students to obtain permanent residency. 

 

Post-Graduation Work Permit

This session will review the eligibility criteria for a PGWP and outline the process of applying for a PGWP. It is recommended for those who have or will complete their program this year.

 

OIM Session: Immigration to NL 

This session will be presented by a representative from the provincial Office Immigration and Multiculturalism (OIM and will review opportunities to immigrate to NL as a permanent resident.

 

DLI Compliance

This session will review the impact of a student’s registration status (part time, full time, not registered) on their study permit conditions and eligibility to work during and after studies. The session will discuss IRCC’s mandated compliance reporting process for designated learning institutions (DLIs). 

Q&A on Permanent Resident Pathways for International Students with Immigration Lawyer Meghan Felt, McInnes Cooper 

This session is an opportunity for students to ask an Immigration Lawyer about permanent resident pathways available to international students in Canada. 

 

Beginning your Immigration Journey at Memorial
This session is designed for students who are newly admitted to Memorial for Spring 2022/ Fall 2022 or who have recently arrived in Canada, but began their studies outside of Canada. We will review important information that you need to know about your immigration status to set you up for success on your immigration journey as an international student at Memorial