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International Students

Arrival and Orientation


澳门六合彩资料 is excited to welcome all new international students in September 2024.

Fall 2024 Orientation will commence on Wednesday, August 27, 2024. The full schedule will be shared once it has been finalized.

Students living off campus: If you have secured a rental apartment off campus and worry that you cannot make orientation because of your lease start date, please email international@acadiau.ca for further assistance.

New Student Residence Move-in Date and Early Arrivals

The Residence move-in date for new students arriving for the Fall 2024 semester is Tuesday, August 27, 2024.

Please note: unfortunately, Residence Life will not be able to accommodate arrivals earlier than August 26. If you are arriving before August 26, you will be responsible for your own accommodations until you can move into residence on August 26th.

There will be an airport welcome desk at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Staff at the welcome desk can help you find services like wifi, food, and currency exchange.
The welcome desk is a collaboration of EduNova, iCent, and Study and Stay in Nova Scotia.

Free Airport Pick-up

The Wong International Centre will offer free airport pick-up to new students arriving for the Winter semester at the following times:

  • August 26: pick-up at 7am, 2pm and 11pm
  • August 27: pick-up at 7am, 2pm and 11pm
  • August 28: pick-up at 7am, 2pm and 11pm

You will be greeted by Acadia student leaders at the airport who will direct you to the bus. The bus will transport you to campus and the student leaders will walk you to our 'Welcome Desk' where you will receive your student ID (if you have applied for it) and check you into residence (if applicable).

The student leaders will then walk you to your residence on-campus (if applicable). If you live off-campus, the student leaders can assist you with calling a cab/taxi to take you to your off-campus housing. Please note that you will be responsible for the cab/taxi fee.

If you are arriving outside the pick-up times and would like to wait for the next pick-up time, you are more than welcome to do so. If not, we encourage you to contact a few days prior to arriving to Nova Scotia. Please note that the cost of using any pick-up service to drop you to Acadia will be at your own cost. The travel time from the Halifax airport to Acadia is approximately 1 hour.

Please let your cab/taxi driver know to drop you off at the Acadia Student Union Building. From there, you will see signs that will direct you to the Welcome Desk located in the Student Union building.

Arrival Form

The arrival form will be available soon.

Travelling to Canada

Before travelling, and that you possess all necessary documentation. To be able to enter Canada as a student, you must meet three requirements:

  1. You must have a valid study permit or a that shows you were approved for a study permit, , and
  2. You must be attending a designated learning institution. .

For more information on travelling to Canada, please see page.

In the event of a discrepancy regarding the information provided on this website, IRCC and Government of Canada take precedent.

Health Insurance

Student VIP, in partnership with the ASU, will be administering the starting September 1 if you are arriving for the fall semester, or January 1 if you are arriving for the winter semester. Please contact tanya.comeau@acadiau.ca if you have any questions about the health plan.

Students who are arriving at 澳门六合彩资料 before September 1 or January 1 are strongly encouraged to consider purchasing travel insurance to cover any medical expenses you may have in Canada before these dates.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I start my study permit application? Are they still processing applications?

You are required to apply online by creating an account with the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC). to learn more  and to start your study permit application.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) continues to accept applications, but applications are being processed at slower rates.  Processing times posted on the IRCC website are based on the normal processing times for an application, and it does not take into account any delays caused by COVID-19. Currently, there are no options to expedite processing of study permit applications. However, IRCC recently announced .

2. I received the Biometrics Instruction Letter (BIL) as part of my study permit application. How can I complete this?

Most VACs are now operating with limited hours and services. Check the VAC鈥檚 website before you go.

For the VACs that are reopening, new health and safety measures are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If your VAC is closed and you need to contact IRCC, . Do not go to a visa office.

For more information, please visit the Government of Canada's biometric and .

3. If I defer my program to next term, when should I apply for my study permit and temporary resident visa?

If you decide to defer your program to next term, you should start your study permit and temporary resident visa applications as soon as possible due to delays in processing. Please visit the for more information.

4. If my (initial) study permit is refused do I get back my tuition money?

Choosing to join us does not guarantee your ability to obtain a study permit. If you choose to move forward with your studies without a study permit in place, you are responsible for affiliated tuition fees.  Please review Acadia鈥檚 financial policies prior to making your decision.

5. What to do if I can鈥檛 provide the required documents for my application?

If you cannot provide all the documents required for your study permit application, you must provide a letter of explanation stating why you can鈥檛 submit all the required documents. You must also provide a letter of acceptance from the DLI when you apply. For more information regarding this, please visit  .

6. What documents do I need to enter Canada as an international student?

As stated by IRCC, must have:

  • a valid study permit or a letter of introduction that shows you were approved for a study permit.
  • You must be attend a approved by its province or territory.
  • Proof of enough money to support yourself and any family members travelling with you to Canada

Please review our Travel Documents Checklist for more.

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Contact

International Students
Wong International Centre
27 Acadia Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6
international@acadiau.ca
902-585-1690