Information Sessions for Students

Information Sessions are held every Tuesday and Thursday from September 5 to December 23, 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.

Week

Tuesday

Thursday

September 6 & 8

Beginning your Immigration Journey at Memorial

Initial Study Permit Application 

September 13 & 15

Study Permits and Work

Avoiding and Dealing with a Study Permit Refusal Presented by Stewart McKelvey

September 20 & 22

Post- Graduation Work Permits

Study Permit Extensions

September 27 & 29

IRCC Information Session on Pathways to PR for International Students (12pm -1:30pm)

Coop Work Permit 

October 4 & 6

TRV Application

Spouses/Partners and Dependents

October 11 & 13

Initial Study Permit Application 

Study Permits and Work

October 18 & 20

Refused Study Permit

Post-Graduation Work Permit

October 25 & 27

OIM Information Session- Immigrating to NL

Study Permit Extensions

November 1 & 3

Coop Work Permit

TRV Application

November 8 & 10

Spouses/Partners and Dependents

Initial Study Permit Application

November 15 & 17

Study Permits and Work

Refused Study Permits

November 22 & 24

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

Post-Graduation Work Permits

November 29 & December 1

Study Permit Extensions

Coop Work Permit

December 6 & 8

TRV Application

DLI Compliance

December 13 & 15

DLI Compliance

Spouses/Partners and Dependents

December 20 & 22

Post-Graduation Work Permit

Beginning your Immigration Journey at Memorial

 

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.

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. 

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. 

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

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. 

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 

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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). 

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

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