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The International Education Centre (IEC) at MSVU offers personal, academic, cultural and immigration advising to international students in Canada, as well as any student or faculty wishing to study, research or conduct projects abroad. The IEC is also home to the University’s English for Academic Purposes programs. Learn more about us.

Fall 2022 International Student Orientation

As the university transitions to in-person classes, our orientation delivery will be both online and in-person. The in-person orientation will be hosted from Wednesday, August 31st, to Friday, September 2nd, 2022. Registration required!

We are delivering a number of online webinars to help you get settled into your new home and to ease your academic transition to MSVU. These webinars are scheduled throughout July to August 2022.

Attend as many webinars and answer quizzes correctly for a chance to win a $20 gift card from the MSVU bookstore.

Traveling to Canada: COVID-19 Requirements

MSVU international students are no longer required to have their quarantine plans approved by the International Education Centre. However, you are still required to have a quarantine plan to enter Canada. Please continue to check this website as it will help you create your own quarantine plan and will prepare you for your travel to Canada.

If you need further support, please email international@msvu.ca.

Pre-recorded Online Supports

We gathered a number of online support webinars and workshops that will help you in your transition to Canada. The list is a combination of academic and student life support services and information. Please continue to visit this page as we are continuously adding to the list.

Click on the link above to access these resources. For more questions, email us at international@msvu.ca.

Your International Education Centre Team

» International Education Centre Staff

∗ Note:

The International Education Centre is not responsible for recruitment and admissions of international students. Please send all related inquiries to questions@msvu.ca.

Book an appointment with an IEC staff member.


We are open! The IEC continues to provide support to all of our students. We are presently accepting booked appointments only. All MSVU Covid-19 protocols apply to in-person appointments (3-ply mask is required).