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Admitted International Students

Congratulations on being admitted to Olds College! We are excited to have you join us. This is your “one stop shop” for accessing Olds College information and receiving updates, from the time you are admitted until you arrive on campus.

Getting Started - Enrolment Checklist  

Once you’ve received your acceptance email, we encourage you to complete our enrolment checklist.

Apply for your Study Permit / Co-Op work permit

Refer to Immigration and Citizenship webpage for information on how to apply for your Study Permit and Travel Visas.

Pay your Tuition Deposit and request a receipt

All admitted International students are required to pay a $1,500 CAD tuition deposit to secure their seat in the program. Your admission documentation will provide your tuition deposit deadline date. Olds College has partnered with Flywire to provide international students with a safe and convenient way to pay their Tuition Deposit and Tuition & Fees. Please visit oldscollege.flywire.com to make your payments.

Submit proof of Study Permit application

Submit a screenshot of your IRCC portal to your Admission Officer.

Submit proof of Study Permit approval

Submit a copy of your Study Permit approval / Letter of Introduction to your Admission Officer.

Prepare for your arrival to Canada and Olds

Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements to Olds, Alberta. 

Refer to “Coming to Canada” for information on Living in Canada.

Review International Student Health Care options

The provincial health care system covers basic and preventive medical services, as well as emergency care. As an international student with a valid study permit, you should be eligible for provincial health care.

Apply for your Social Insurance Number

All International students planning to work or required to do a Field School, Internship, Directed Field Study or Practicum, students are required to have a Social Insurance Number.

Submit a copy of your Study Permit to your Admission Officer

Once you arrive in Canada and are provided your Study Permit by the CBSA Officer, please scan and email a copy of the permit to your Admission Officer.

International Orientation

Welcome to Olds College and Canada! We are excited to have you join us!

All international students must access the International Student Foundations Success Micro credential and finish the first module before arrival in Canada. There is a lot of helpful information on this course about preparing to travel to Canada, being a student in Canada and much more!