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International Applicant Resources

Your Boarding Pass to UofGH


Welcome to the University of Guelph-Humber! We are excited for you to join us in Toronto to begin your university journey. If you have received an offer of admission, make sure to complete the following steps to ensure a smooth transition to campus.

Step 1: Accept Your Offer

Reserve your seat in your program by accepting your offer on the OUAC site, or by completing the admissions response document found in your offer package by the deadline noted. If you do not indicate that you are accepting your offer by the deadline on your letter of acceptance, you run the risk of losing your admission.

Step 2: Visit the New Student Guide

Next steps on course selection, fee payment, new student orientation, placement details.

Step 3: Canadian Immigration Documents

More info can be found here

Step 4: Housing Options

Find out more about on-campus residence or off-campus housing options.

Step 5: Arranging Health Insurance

Full-time international students are automatically covered under our University Health Insurance Plan beginning the first day of classes*. Students are encouraged to review their plan to understand what services are covered.

*If you arrive before the start of classes, it is strongly recommended that you purchase travel insurance, including health care insurance, to cover yourself until the first official day of classes.

Step 6: Arriving in Canada

When you arrive at the airport or port of entry you should be ready to present the following documents:

  • Your UofGH acceptance letter
  • A valid passport
  • Temporary Resident Visa if required
  • The letter of introduction given to you by the Canadian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate
  • Document showing financial support
  • Any other documents recommended by the visa office where you applied

Canadian Customs

  • When you enter Canada you can bring a reasonable amount of clothing, books and other personal items. If you’re bringing more than $10,000 CAD into the country, you must report the money.

Step 7: Banking and Phone Services

Find the phone and banking provider that’s right for you.

International Centre

We are Global

As part of our collaboration with Humber College, services for international applicants are shared between the University of Guelph-Humber and Humber College.

UofGH Services

  • Admissions Services
  • Financial Aid
  • Academic Advising
  • Health Insurance

Humber Services

  • Student life in Canada
  • Immigration Advising
  • Work permit application
  • Study permit extensions

Have questions? If you have applied to UofGH and received your application number, please contact a Humber International representative.