It is exciting to leave your home country and start a new page in your life as an international graduate student at Brock University. However, are you ready?
Immigration Status Change and Eligibility for Domestic Fees
All students not born in Canada must submit to the Faculty of Graduate Studies a proof of status document.
Students who do not provide adequate supporting documentation by the due dates below will not be eligible for tuition adjustments.
Proof of Status form must be dated and received by:
- Fall term – November 1
- Winter term – February 1 (tuition will not be adjusted for courses that started in the fall term)
- Spring session – June 30
- Summer session – August 1
For students whose immigration status changes after admission to the university, please submit the change to the Faculty of Graduate Studies as soon as possible. Adjustments will be made within the context of the above dates.
Permanent Resident Documentation required:
- Permanent Residence Card or Confirmation of Landing, or Record of Landing.
- A letter confirming that Citizenship and Immigration Canada has determined eligibility for immigration to Canada meets requirements.
Permanent Resident (PR):
- A person who has been granted “permanent resident” status and has not had that status revoked; or
- A person who has been approved “in-principle” for permanent resident status in Canada.
Hi! 👋 I’m Elizabeth, and I can help you with your international graduate journey at Brock.
I am grateful for the opportunity of supporting the international graduate students with your questions concerning graduate program expectation(s), degree requirements, academic policies, and how best to utilize a variety of Brock services and supports. With abundant experience in serving international students in various contexts, I will assist you with:
- Formulating or adjusting your short-term or long-term educational goals to meet degree requirements.
- Providing consultation services for international students contemplating significant changes in their Plan of Study, such as taking a leave of absence, extension of the program, and other complex situations.
- Sharing resources to help you manage multiple aspects of your life in tandem with your academic expectations.