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International Students

At Algoma U, we embrace diversity and appreciate each person’s uniqueness and differences. International and Canadian students learn from one-another, and truly create a unique and intercultural experience for all.

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Admissions Requirements

Interested in venturing abroad and studying in Canada? If you’re an international student or a United States citizen, we’ve identified the specific details for admissions requirements by country.

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What better way to study and improve your English skills than to do it while living a Canadian experience! Algoma U welcomes all non-native speakers of English to join the program.

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As the COVID-19 situation evolves, Algoma University continues to take proactive steps to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our University community across all three campuses.

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Institutional Representatives

Becoming agents or representatives of Algoma University

Individuals or organizations interested in becoming agents or representatives of Algoma University are required to complete a questionnaire. The University will contact representatives it wishes to pursue agreements with.

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Mandatory Health Insurance

Find out what kind of health insurance you need and how to enrol!

International students who study at one of the Ontario Post-secondary education institutions are mandated by the government to be enrolled in UHIP. The Student VIP (Health & Dental Plan) plan is a supplementary plan that works in combination with UHIP to ensure students have coverage where UHIP does not.

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Student Experiences

We offer a wide range of cultural, academic and social activities so that you can shape your own unique experience and become the person and scholar you want to be.

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New Students

So you’re an international student who’s decided to come study at Algoma U. Not sure where to start? We’re here to help! On this page, you will find a step-by-step guide to help you get started.

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All of Algoma University’s centrally located residence options feature a private, single rooms! You’ll be able to develop your own routine without having to worry about interfering with someone else’s.

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