Welcome Centre to ease international student transition

By Curtis Wolff

Incoming international students will have more help moving to Calgary this summer with the creation of the UCalgary Welcome Centre. The centre — which opened July 2 on the fourth floor of the MacEwan Student Centre — will help students new to Calgary find off-campus accommodation, suitable roommates and culture-specific food options during their first… Continue reading Welcome Centre to ease international student transition

International bureaucracy

By Erin McKenzie

While Canadian students are enjoying the first month of classes, some international students are still waiting for their documents to be processed after Canada’s new immigration law came into effect on June 28, 2002.“The major problem is when an [international] student wants to renew their student permit,” said University of Calgary International Student Centre Director… Continue reading International bureaucracy