International Students


We are thrilled you have chosen Bishop’s and the team at Bishop’s International is eager to welcome you. If you have not yet applied to our institution please complete the application process. We hope to see you soon!

Students taking a campus tour during winter session.

Studying in Canada

Now that you are admitted to Bishop’s, it is time to prepare for your arrival. Study permits, accompanying family members and documentation required. Find it all under Immigration Procedures.

Students studying together in one of the Library fish bowl.

Preparing for Your Arrival

Key dates, tips on preparing, getting to the Bishop’s campus from the airport and what to expect when you arrive. We want to make your arrival as easy and welcoming as possible.

A professor and a student having coffee.

Working in Canada

From internships to working off campus and from postgraduate work permits to filing taxes, it’s important to take the proper steps before starting work. Check out these resources to point you in the right direction.

Event on moving day


Bishop’s International builds community. We host regular events to connect students from all walks of life. Don’t miss these great opportunities to meet new friends and make the most of your time at BU.

Students sharing a kitchen in Abbott building.

On and Off Campus Housing

Living on campus at Bishop’s is one of the defining experiences of attending BU. You will love our modern living spaces, residence life programming, and all-inclusive meal plans. If you prefer off campus, we provide resources for that as well!

Student studying in the Library Learning Commons

Fees and Living Expenses

For details on International student fees, as well as estimated costs for on campus living and meal plan expenses, visit the Fees and Funding section.

Student and professor having a discussion.

Health Insurance

Every new and returning international Bishop’s student requires health insurance. Get more details here on how to ensure you are well taken care of during your time in Canada.

International Student

Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions we hear from our international students have been compiled for you. If you can’t find your answer, don’t hesitate to reach out to us!

International students from Aruba.

Webinars and Workshops

We offer regular webinars and workshops for both new and returning students to make your experience in Canada as easy and enjoyable as possible. Join us if you have any questions!

About BU International

We are a team dedicated to the well-being and academic success of both inbound and outbound students on their global learning journey.