International Centre Services

The International Centre provides assistance to international students and students who are new to Canada in adapting to College life socially, academically and culturally. We provide information regarding immigration and settlement issues as well as offering support to students whose first language is not English.

Our services

  • Welcome and student mentor program
  • Orientation
  • Health insurance registration and assistance
  • Canadian income tax information
  • Airport pickup
  • Banking set-up
  • Housing assistance
  • ESL support
  • Social and cultural settlement support
  • Cultural activities and trips

Welcome and student mentor program

Our welcome program is designed to ensure you have a friend in Canada from the moment you arrive.  Upper-year domestic and international students are eager to welcome you to our campus and help settle you in the community.  Students are available to meet you at the airport, go grocery shopping, have coffee or assist you with anything that you need to settle into your new home.

English as a Second Language (ESL) supports

The International Centre, in conjunction with Student Success services, offers many supports and services for students whom English is a second or additional language. All registered Loyalist College students may access ESL services including:

  • ESL note-taking
  • Alternative testing
  • English mentors
  • One-to-one course-specific peer tutoring
  • Workshops throughout the year designed to improve written and verbal English skills

More information

Drop by our offices in the International Centre, Room 3H14 in the Kente Building, or contact:

613-969-1913, ext. 2146