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Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Laurier is committed to providing you with a variety of services to ensure your health, safety and academic success.

We also offer many services specifically for international students. Our staff and student volunteers are dedicated to ensuring that your experience as an international student is the best it can be.

We are here to help you through your entire university experience – from application to graduation – and beyond.

International Student Services

Moving from high school to a university academic environment can be a challenging adjustment for many students. You might find that teaching and learning at Laurier is very different from your home country. Plan for your success and attend the range of services and programs offered by International Student Services to help you adjust to this new learning style and university culture. The following are two popular programs:

  • First Language Tutoring: Offered for common first-year courses.
  • SPEAK: Develop presentation and speaking skills.

Beside support for your academic transition, International Student Services provides the following services free of charge to all international students currently enrolled at Laurier:

  • Pre-arrival information.
  • Assistance in arranging temporary and permanent accommodations.
  • Support for renewing student permits and visas and for applying for work permit.
  • Orientation upon arrival.
  • Information on your international student health plan (UHIP).
  • Academic transition and English language support.  
  • Support for all international clubs, societies and associations.
  • General advising in areas such as health and well-being, cultural adjustment and support for personal problems.
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2015 Graduate Survey

97% of our 2015 graduates secured employment or went on to postgraduate studies.

Contact Us:

International Recruitment

E: international@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x3385
F: 519.884.0618


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