Information for International Parents and Supporters
Updates to study permit requirements for certain international students
The Government of Canada recently introduced new requirements for study permit applications. Please visit International Student Support - Study Permit (opens in new window) for details.
As international parents and supporters, you play an important role in guiding your student through this exciting and nerve-wracking process. This resource page is designed to provide you with all of the information you need to help support your student through the application process. We are here to support you and your student from researching schools, applying to Toronto Metropolitan University, and moving to Toronto, Canada.
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Work while studying
TMU has one of Canada's largest co-op work programs, which means your student could gain full-time Canadian work experience, earn credits, build a professional network, and earn a salary—all before they graduate. 91% of our students are employed within 6 months of graduation.
Get ahead of the competition
Only TMU has the top-ranked university incubator network in North America. Through our 10 “zones,” or incubators, on campus—each with a focus on a different industry—your student can build valuable entrepreneurial skills, network with industry, and even get funding to launch a startup.
Build a future in Canada
Curious to learn more about Canadian study permits, post-graduation work permits, applications for permanent residence status and more? Licensed immigration advisors are here to support your student.
At Toronto Metropolitan University, investing in education is made easier through many opportunities. From scholarships, awards, and job opportunities on and off campus, we help you cover your student’s expenses while they study.
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Notice of Collection
Toronto Metropolitan University ("the University") collects personal information under the authority of the (PDF file) University Act and in accordance with the University Notice of Collection. The University will collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (external link) . If you have questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information by Toronto Metropolitan University, please contact the International Enrolment Office, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, M5B 2K3, firstname.lastname@example.org.