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International Student

International Student

Admission and Application Procedures for International Students.

You are considered to be an international applicant if you are living outside of Canada or in Canada and are not; a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Persons.

International students are responsible for all of their visa/study permit, travel, health insurance, accommodation and financial arrangements.

The Government of Alberta website will help you research your options and help you plan for your education in Canada.

To speak with an advisor, please call 1-780-623-5551 or email Student Services.

COVID Information for International Students

This page contains information that applies specifically to International Students. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has put special measures in place to help temporary residents and applicants affected by the novel coronavirus.

International Student Admission Process

We are excited that you are choosing to apply for one of our programs. This page has important information about applying to college as an international student. Please read all the information on this page before you start your college application.

International Student Programs & Fees

We provide a range of programs and course options for international students. Refer to the program page of your choice to plan your education.

English Language Proficiency

English is the language of instruction at Portage College. To be successful in a program students must have a level of English that will allow them to participate in all aspects of the program.

Health Care

International students must have basic health care coverage. Students are responsible for obtaining their own personal health care coverage.

Student Services

Portage College is pleased to offer you a wide range of services.

Information Request Form

Thank you for your interest in Portage College. Please complete the Information Request form if you have questions about one of our programs.

We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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