International Student Information Sessions - August 18, 2021


**Please see below the presentation slides for each session that took place on August 18, 2021. You can also find the video recordings for each session on the Back-to-School Programming webpage.**

If you are an international student who will be joining UVic this fall term (September-December 2021), please join our sessions that are geared specifically to international students.

Session Descriptions

International Student Information Session (For students outside Canada)

This information session is intended for UVic international students who will start their program in the fall term (September-December 2021) from outside Canada. In this session, we will explain immigration documents and work authorization related to the international student program, how academic enrollment status may impact your study permit and work authorization, travelling to Canada during COVID-19, health insurance, and address your questions.

Presentation Slides: 082021 Outside Canada Presentation Slides.pdf

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (PT)

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 872 8129 0772

Password: 341991

International Student Information Session (For students inside Canada)

If you are in Canada for the fall term (September-December 2021), make sure to attend this information session to ensure a successful start at UVic as an international student. In this session, we will discuss: settlement information, immigration documents, academic status and working in Canada, health insurance, and other supports and resources.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (PT)

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 897 9035 5530

Password: 809649

Health Insurance and Settlement Information Session (For all international students)

This session will provide an overview of health insurance and settlement considerations in British Columbia.  We will provide information on primary and extended health insurance as well as provide step-by-step instructions on enrollment processes. Please bring your student number, a digital copy of your study permit, and your mailing address in BC, if you have one.

Presentation Slides: 082021 Health Insurance Presentation Slides.pdf

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (PT)

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 822 9002 4773

Password: 871814