The best and most accurate source for information is Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) - which links immigration services with citizenship registration and is responsible for admitting immigrants, international students, visitors and temporary workers.
|Who Needs a Study Permit?|
|Applying for a Study Permit to Study in Canada|
The Citzenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) website has the information you need to apply for a study permit.
Please note that study permit changes came into effect as of June 1, 2014.
These changes require students to obtain a letter of acceptance from a designated learning institution. You need to include the Designated Learning Institution number (DLI #) in your application for a study permit. Lakeland College's DLI# is O18777577472.
For more information on the changes please visit the CIC study permit changes webpage.
|Work Opportunities for International Students|
Starting June 1, 2014 international students will be able to work up to 20 hours a week off campus as soon as they begin their studies. For more information on working while you study, go to
|Application to Study in Canada Study Permits|
|Information for Institutions and Organizations|
Temporary resident visa: For persons from designated countries who wish to visit Canada for a temporary purpose. Find out more here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/inadmissibility.asp
Visa: A visa is permission issued by a country for you to enter that country.
Permanent Resident (Landed Immigrant): A person who has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities, but who has not acquired Canadian citizenship. Entitled to all the rights of a citizen except the right to vote.
Citizen: A member of a nation, either by birth or through naturalization.
|Immigration Opportunities For Graduates|
Lakeland College is an bi-provincial institution. Graduates may be eligible for to work in Canada after graduation with a Post-Graduate Work Permit
In addition, there may be future immigration opportunities through either Alberta's Immigrant Nominee Program or the Saskatchewan Immigration Nominee Program.