News and Events
The Centre for International Experience (CIE) brings you a wide range of cultural events, social events and activities designed to offer you a taste of Canadian and world cultures. There are also sessions to help you plan for international travel. Keep checking back for news about international opportunities and future events planned through CIE.
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International Opportunities for the summer
Are you interested in going abroad this summer? Want to participate in summer school abroad and earn credits? Go to our Summer Options page to browse through the list of various summer destinations.
Will you finish the requirements of your program this year?
Would you like to stay in Canada after your graduation to work?
You may be eligible for an open work Permit (Post-Graduation Work Permit) valid for up to 3 years.
Under the new CIC regulations you have to apply for the Post-graduation work permit within 90 days from the date you finish your degree requirements (The 90 days period starts from when you receive your final grades)
The topics that will be discussed are as Follows:
- Eligibility Criteria for the PGWP.
- The deadline for submitting a PGWP application.
- How to create an online account with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) which will enable you to apply online.
- The validity period of the PGWP.
- How to use your PGWP to qualify for future PR programs
- An Overview of the Different options for permanent residency in Canada.
Date: May 4th, 2015 Register for the session
May 15th, 2015 Register for the session
May 22nd, 2015 Register for the session
Time: 3:00 PM- 5:00PM,
Location: (CIE) 33 St. George St Toronto Room 102(Cumberland)
Are you interested in staying in Canada as Permanent Resident (PR)?
Representatives from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) will be coming to U of T to speak about the different ways international students can apply for PR. The session will cover:
- The new Express Entry application process
o Federal Skilled Workers Program.
o Federal Skilled Trades Program.
o Canadian Experience Class
o Provincial Nominee Programs (all Canadian provinces)
- The Ontario Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)
o The three streams available under the Ontario PNP Program
1. Undergraduate students with a Job Offer.
2. Master's Students.
3. Ph.D. Students.
When: Friday, May 8th , 2015, 3-5pm. Register for the Session
Where: Mechanical Engineering Bldg Room#: MC102
Address: 5 King's College Road Toronto, Ontario
Immigration and Citizenship News and Events:
CIE Social and Cultural Events:
- To be announced
Student Exchange Programs: