FAQ

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions for International and Incoming Exchange Students

How many credits are given per course?
What is a normal course load? How many courses per semester do I need to take?
What is the course numbering system? What do A and B mean after a course code?
When will I register for courses?
How is the grading system?
How are the teaching methods?
Will Bishop's University send a transcript to my home institution at the end of the semester?
How much can I expect to spend during one semester (four months)?
Is it easy for an international or exchange student to find a part-time job?
Will I need to open a bank account in Canada?
How do I open a bank account?
Do I need to bring my own bedding if I am going to live in residence on-campus?
Where can I go if I need to see a doctor?
When should I book my flight to return home?
How is the weather in Canada? Do I need special clothing?
Can I drive in Quebec with the driving license from my home country?