Learn more about studying in Canada

If you are a current international student who has started your program either remotely or in Canada, we encourage you to attend our events to understand the obligations and requirements of being an international student, from the immigration perspective.

If you are an admitted student who has been accepted to Northeastern University and will join the program later, please check this page for resources and events for incoming students, or join the weekly counselling sessions hosted by the International Enrollment Management.

The presentation slides posted on this page are only for students’ information only. The historical information on the slides was current as of the date of the webinar or workshop. Information may change at any time. IRCC website is the most up-to-date source:


Post-Graduation Work Permit Webinar, July 12th 2022, 1:30-2:30pm EDT.

Event Description:

Interested in working in Canada after completing your degree? Join our Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) webinar to learn about the eligibility criteria and the application process for PGWP. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the event!

This event is ended. Please click here for the presentation deck.

FALL 2022

Drop-in Advising Sessions:

  • Virtual Drop-ins for both campuses: every Thursday, 4-5pm EDT / 1-2pm PST.
  • Virtual Drop-ins for both campuses: every Tuesday, 5:30-6:30pm EDT / 2:30-3:30pm PST.
    The meeting link is posted on Toronto Campus Yammer page, or Vancouver Campus Teams Channel, or the electronic screens on both campuses
  • Vancouver Campus In-person Drop-in: every Tuesday, 2:30 to 3:30 pm, Collaboration Room 1429

Events & Workshops

Co-op Permit Application & Request Process (Toronto Campus)

Time: 1 – 2:15pm EDT, September 27th, 2022

This session will overview:

  • Co-op Requirements
  • General Co-op Request Process
  • Co-op Work permit process and timeline

This event is ended. Please click here for the presentation deck.

Co-op planning and work permit application workshop (Vancouver Campus)

Time: 1-2 pm PST, October 5th, 2022

This session will give an overview of:

  • Co-op policy and strategizing co-op planning
  • Co-op work permit eligibility
  • Co-op work permit application process and tips

How to join: this workshop will be held via Zoom. Please click here to register.

Study permit compliance & extension (Both campuses)

Time: 12-1pm PST / 3-4pm EDT, October 19th, 2022.

This session will give an overview of:

  • Staying compliant with your study permit conditions
  • On/off-campus work eligibility
  • When/how to renew your study permit

Please click here to register.

Future events for this academic year:

  • Post-Graduation Work Permit Week (For both campuses)
  • Immigration pathways for international students (For both campuses)
  • British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (For Vancouver campus only)

Event details will be posted on this page later this term. Stay tuned with us!