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Before your studies in Canada

Find out what you need to know to prepare to study in Canada. Learn about housing, study permits, health care and more. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

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5 steps to study in Canada

Explore the 5 key steps to follow to get ready to make Canada your study destination.

Study permits and visas

Get information on applying for study permits, biometrics and more.

Education agents

Learn about hiring an education agent or agency to help plan your studies abroad.

Assessing credentials and qualifications

Learn about how to get your academic credentials and qualifications assessed.

Canadian health care

Discover what you need to know about accessing health care, insurance and medical records.

Housing and accommodations

Find where to live in Canada, from residences on campus to private accommodations.

Getting to Canada

Prepare for your travels, find out what to pack and which important documents to bring.

Canadian currency and banking

Learn about banking, credit cards and sending money to Canada.

Beware of fraud

Find out how to stay vigilant and protect yourself from fraud.

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Search colleges and universities

Discover programs across Canada based on your interests and find out what each will cost you.

Find a scholarship

Find out whether you’re eligible for a Canadian scholarship for your studies, research or professional development.

International student wellness

Learn about support services, programs and resources you can access, including mental health support.

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