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International students

OCAD U welcomes international students, exchange students and all students wishing to make meaningful global connections.

Photo of the Sharp Centre for Design taken shortly after the new building opened in late 2004. Photo by Richard Johnson.

International Student Services ensures international students, exchange students and all students wishing to make meaningful global connections have access to innovative services, programs and activities that are responsive to their needs and assist them in becoming successful practitioners in the fields of art and design.

International Student Services offers support, information and referrals pertaining to the following:

  • Immigration matters (referrals to government information on study permits and work permits) 
  • On- and off-campus employment for international students
  • Emergency bursary funds for international students 
  • University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) 
  • Adjusting to life in Canada
  • Student exchange and study abroad opportunities
  • Canada-Brazil Science Without Borders/Ciência sem Fronteiras Scholarship Program

For information on applying to OCAD U, please visit:
Undergraduate Admissions
Graduate Admissions

Contact us

International Student Services
Student Centre, Level 1, 51 McCaul St.

Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email: international@ocadu.ca

Le Dao
Administrator, International Student Services
Phone: 416-977-6000, Ext. 3842

Susan Kemp
Coordinator, International Student Services & Student Mobility/Exchange
Phone: 416-977-6000, Ext. 293