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Immigration advising

We know support is important for a student’s successful transition to university.

Our international student advisers (ISAs) are regulated immigration practitioners who provide non-academic support and immigration advice for international undergraduate and graduate students. 


Whether you are studying at UVic or visiting from another institution, we are here to help. Our services include:

Find an adviser

There are many ways to access our services and get help when you need it. Connect with an adviser to learn how we can help.


Government of Canada removes COVID-19 testing requirements for air travellers from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong and Macao

March 21, 2023

As of 12:01 a.m. EDT on March 17, 2023, air travellers to Canada on flights originating from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao are no longer required to provide evidence...

Government of Canada reinstates some COVID-19 border and travel measures for air travellers from China

January 9, 2023

As of January 5 at 12:01am (EST) all air travellers, 2 years of age and older, arriving from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macao must show a negative COVID-19 test result,...

Updates for international students

January 1, 2023

Travel restrictions lifted: All federal border testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements ended on October 1, 2022.  Off-campus work measures: On October 7, 2022,...