Category Archives: International Students

Reminder | Post-Graduate Work Permit Info Session – January 18th, 5-6 pm

As a reminder, UBC International House will be hosting a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) information session for DAP students on Thursday, January 18th.

This session was developed specifically for DAP students and will highlight the benefits of the PGWP as you consider your options to further your studies, work in Canada or elsewhere in the world or apply for permanent residence. You will learn when to apply for the PGWP, eligibility requirements and what you need to know if you have family members in Canada too. This session is free and registration is not required.

Date, Time and Location:

  • Thursday, Jan 18, 2018, 5-6pm
  • Upper Lounge, International House, 1783 West Mall

Questions about this info session? Contact international.house@ubc.ca

Post-Graduation Work Permits: How to Apply and Make the Most out of Your PGWP?

Are you wondering “Now what?” as you come close to completing your program? This session was developed specifically for DAP students and will highlight the benefits of the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) as you consider your options to further your studies, work in Canada or elsewhere in the world or apply for permanent residence. You will learn when to apply for the PGWP, eligibility requirements and what you need to know if you have family members in Canada too. This session is free and registration is not required.

Date, Time and Location:

  • Thursday, Jan 18, 2018, 5-6pm
  • Upper Lounge, International House, 1783 West Mall

Questions about this info session? Contact international.house@ubc.ca

International Student Welcome Events in January

UBC International House will be holding a number of events in January for new international students at UBC which are open for DAP students starting the program this January to attend:

  • International Welcome – January 4th, 4-6:30 pm at International House, Upper Lounge, 1783 West Mall (map)
    You will receive the best information about studying as an international student at UBC, your immigration documents and health insurance. Join us for pizza and a chance to meet fellow students and staff who will support you at UBC.
    Registration is required for International Welcome >> Sign up here by January 1, 2018 <<

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Post-Graduation Work Permit Info Session – December 1st, 12:15 pm

Are you graduating and planning to look for a job in Canada? Do you want to know about government regulations on post-graduation work permits?

Join International House on December 1st, 12:15 pm to learn more about resources and tips related to post-graduation employment.

This session is free and no registration required.

  • Date: Friday, December 1, 12:15-1:15pm
  • Location: Upper Lounge, International House, 1783 West Mall
  • Questions about this info session? Contact international.house@ubc.ca