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International Student Advising

International student advisors provide support to international students with questions related to pre-arrival, arrival and other immigration related inquiries during your journey at Ontario Tech.

If you have a question and would like to contact us by email, contact iss@ontariotechu.ca

Book an appointment

To book an appointment with an International Student Advisor, please follow the instructions at the button below.

 

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How to book an appointment
  1. Visit the Student Life Portal.
  2. Log in (first-time users: username is your student ID and password is your birthday in MMDDYY format).
  3. Select the Book an Appointment option on the left.
  4. Select International Student Support.

Note: If you are a newly admitted student you can only book an appointment once you have registered for classes. You can email us at iss@ontariotechu.ca to book an appointment with us. 

Drop-in sessions

Attend in-person or virtual drop-in hours. The drop-in hours are limited to 15 minutes per student. 

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International student advising drop-in hours (no appointment needed but you may have to wait while the other student is assisted.)

Virtual - Google Meet

  • Tuesdays from 1pm to 2pm

In-person - SIRC 1123

  • Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m

Exchange and Visiting Scholars

The international mobility team provides support for all inbound and outbound exchanges and visiting scholars. 

If you have questions and prefer to contact via email, please contact us according to your inquiry:

Book an appointment

To book an appointment with an International Mobility Officer, please follow the instructions at the button below.
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How to book an appointment

To book an appointment with the International Mobility Officer, please email one of the following addresses depending on your  inquiry. In your email please include your name, Ontario Tech student number (if applicable) and availability.

Drop-in sessions

Attend in-person drop-in hours. The drop-in hours are limited to 15 minutes per student.
Drop-in hours - Drop-in sessions
Mobility officer drop-in hours (no appointment needed)
In-person - SIRC 1123
  • Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon
  • Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon 

Additional Contacts

Academic Partnerships
internationalpartnerships@ontariotechu.ca 

English Language Centre
Visit the ELC website

University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) 
uhip@ontariotechu.ca

Undergraduate Admissions

admissions@ontariotechu.ca 

Graduate Studies and Admissions

gradstudies@ontariotechu.ca 

Postdoctoral Studies

postdocs@ontariotechu.ca 

Other International Inquiries
international@ontariotechu.ca 

Who we are

  • The International Office - Management Team
    Joe Stokes

    University Registrar and AVP International

    Catherine Drea

    Director, International Education

    Matthew Devlin

    Manager, International Student Services

    Jose Balcaceres

    Manager, International Partnerships


     

  • The International Office - Services Team
    Cristina Preece, RISIA

    International Mobility Officer

    Ashley Wu, RCIC

    International Student Advisor

    Jennifer Wingate

    International Education Services Coordinator

    Vicky Paterson

    International Education Officer

    Behnoush Shafiei-Sararoodi, RCIC

    International Student Advisor

Location

Software and Informatics Research Centre (SIRC)
40 Conlin Road West, first floor
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 0C5
(north Oshawa campus location)

 

Mailing Address

Ontario Tech University
International Office
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 0C5
Canada