International Student Resources

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced changes to Canada's international student program. Visit our IRCC Updates page for more information.

Get support with MITT Immigration Services

MITT welcomes international students for the upcoming academic year. If you have questions regarding the documentation you need to study, work, or travel to Canada, you've come to the right place. You'll find a number of self-help resources on this webpage that will answer most of the questions you might have. For additional support, you can also get in contact with our Immigration Services Advisor.

Website Resources:

  • Pre-Arrival Information: Check out our Resource Guide to learn more about what international students must do while traveling
  • Have questions about your study, co-op, and post grad work permits, working in Canada, visitor visas, and more? Check our Visas, Immigration, and More page to get quick access to the answers you're looking for

Personalized Advising Support with the Immigration Services Advisors

The Immigration Services Advisors have the IRCC designate and are available to answer any questions you may have about permits, visas, and immigration. Please make sure to have your student ID number ready for your meeting.

To book an appointment, please fill out the form below:


Workshops: MITT schedules informative workshops regarding extending study permits, co-op work permits, and the provincial nominee program. Please contact the Immigration Services Advisors at for the dates of these workshops.

Immigrant Resources

  • Immigrant Centre Manitoba
    • Helping Newcomers succeed through personalized settlement plans and community partnerships.
      • Students need to bring their study permit and passport to get services.
      • Website:
  • Welcome to Canada: Publications for newcomers
    • The publications on this page can help you find what to expect in your first few weeks of coming to Canada and learn how to
      • find a place to live
      • work and go to school
      • access health care
      • connect with your community
      • manage money and finances in Canada
    • You will also find information on Canadian laws, health care and how to get help settling in Canada.

Working in Canada

  • Social Insurance Number
  • MITT Career and Employment Services
    • The career services team assists students with cover letter, resume, job search, interview prep and many more things! You may see them during drop-in hours or make an appointment.


  • Airport Arrival

    Following your arrival at Richardson International Airport, you can take a Unicity taxi or hire a ride sharing company to take you to your accommodation.

  • Flights Within Canada

    It is likely that you will arrive in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal or Toronto prior to boarding another flight to Winnipeg. Keep in mind that the distances in Canada are vast, so travel takes a long time. For example, the aerial distance from Toronto to Winnipeg is 1,500 km!

  • Vehicles for Hire

    Taxis and Ride Sharing – Taxi service and Personal Transportation Providers (PTP) is available throughout Winnipeg. For a list of licensed services, please see the City of Winnipeg’s list.

    Accessibility Services – Accessible transportation is available throughout Winnipeg. For a list of licensed dispatchers and services, please click here.

  • Driving

    Driver Licensing is administered by Manitoba Public Insurance.

    For information on taking the bus (Winnipeg Transit), or cycling to or parking at our campuses, please visit


Health care services

  • Every international student at MITT is enrolled in a mandatory health plan which gives students access to health care services. For more information regarding the coverage and details please refer to the following site.
  • If you aren’t sure if you need to go to a walk-in clinic or an Emergency Room, call Health Links at 204 788 8200 in Winnipeg or toll-free 1 888 315 9257 for advice.
    • Walk-in clinics allow you to see a doctor without needing to make an appointment ahead of time and are used for non-emergency health issues. Walk-in clinics are useful if you do not have a specific doctor that you see regularly, or if you need to see a doctor on the weekend or outside normal business hours.
    • Hospital Emergency Rooms are for when you are seriously ill or have had an accident requiring immediate treatment.

For life-threatening emergencies requiring an ambulance, or for emergencies requiring the fire department or police, call 911 for immediate help.


  • MITT International Scholarships are awarded to the top international post-secondary students based on mid-term grades, attendance, and work skills. For more information, please visit MITT Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards

Schools in Manitoba (Grade 1-12)

Published on August 18, 2020

New comers to Canada can enroll their children in schools (Grade 1-12) in Manitoba. Please find the information below to find out more information.

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