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VCC International

Resources for Accepted & Current Students

Are you getting ready to start your studies, currently enrolled, or about to graduate from VCC? Check out some of the useful resources that will help you throughout your study experiences at VCC.


New Students

If you are an accepted student, review the important information for new international students below. Use this checklist‌ to make sure you know what to do next.


Study Permit

A valid study permit needs to be presented to VCC International Education before the start of classes.  For information about applying for a study permit, please visit the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website.



Information about New International Student Orientations is available on the website and emailed to all new students.


Campus Maps

Visit the VCC website for addresses, phone numbers, and maps for each campus. To locate specific rooms, link to the floor maps for the Downtown Campus‌ or Broadway Campus‌.


Class Schedules

Your schedule will be emailed to you before your program starts.


Pre-Arrival Check Lists

The Pre-Arrival Check Lists‌with resource links will help you prepare for all aspects of your arrival – from before you leave your home country, to your arrival in Vancouver, to when we see you at VCC.


Medical Insurance

Link here to learn about the BC Medical Services Plan and Private Medical insurance.



For information about living with a Canadian family through Homestay or other accommodation options, visit here.

Current Students

For information about Student Services at VCC, Studying in Canada, Living, Volunteering and Working in Vancouver, Staying Healthy and Staying Safe, please refer to the International Student Handbook.


There are a number of useful links and resources to review before completing your program. Click here to find out more.