International Student Centre

Going to university in another country can be overwhelming, but the right support can make all the difference. Whether you need an airport pick-up, help renewing your student permit, or someone to do your taxes, our International Student Centre can help you adjust to life on the east coast of Canada.

Our services

  • Visa and study permit help and guidance
  • Government and university referrals
  • Information for new international students
  • Social activities
  • Mentorship program
  • Lunch n' Learn workshops
  • Help to register for local services, including the provincial health card, MSI and banking
  • Conflict management and help with personal issues
  • Opportunities to volunteer
  • Income Tax Help Sessions
  • Free airport pickup for new students

Contact Us

Address:
International Student Centre
Saint Mary's University
Room 300, Student Centre
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

E-mail: international.centre@smu.ca

Currently, the International Student Centre operates virtually by email for inquiries and booking virtual appointments. To request an appointment with an advisor, please email international.centre@smu.ca

Virtual Office Hours:

Virtual Office Hours will not take place during Spring/Summer sessions. Please email us for individual help.

Permit Q&A Drop-In Hours:

Please see information here for study permit, work permit, PGWP, and TRV questions.

WeChat Group:

Join our WeChat group for incoming students and parents to connect with our Chinese-speaking student assistant and International Student Advisor.


Who We Are

Ysaac Rodriguez
Manager 
3rd floor, Room 305 - International Student Centre
Tel: (902) 491-8692
Ysaac.Rodriguez@smu.ca

 

Shanshan Luo
International Student Advisor, RCIC
3rd floor, Room 305 - International Student Centre
Tel: (902) 420-5436
Shan.Luo@smu.ca

 


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