Changes to Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s International Student Program (Effective June 1, 2014)
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has made changes to the International Student Program, which will take effect from June 1, 2014. Please refer to the CIC website to see how the changes impact you.
Study permit applicants must record the Designated Learning Institution (DLI) Number on their study permit applications after June 1, 2014.
George Brown College Designated Learning Institution (DLI) Number: O19283850612
[Please note that the first character is a capital letter O and not a zero.]
The new rules will come into force on June 1, 2014. The rules will:
- Limit the issuance of study permits to applicants who will be studying at a designated learning institution
- Require students to actively pursue their studies while in Canada and to inform CIC through my CIC if transferring to a new institution.
- Allow full-time international students enrolled at designated institutions in certain programs to work part time off campus and full time during scheduled school breaks without a work permit.
Read the full text of the new regulations If you have any questions about these changes, please call the CIC Call Centre at 1-888-242-2100.
Students from more than 100 countries have
chosen George Brown College for their education. For more than three decades,
we have welcomed students from around the world and established ourselves as a
leading college for international students in Canada.
As an international student at George Brown
College, you’ll live, study and work in the heart of Toronto, one of the most
multicultural cities in the world. Our career-focused programs and expert
teachers will help you make valuable connections in Canada’s commercial and
George Brown College offers more than 140
career-focused certificate, diploma, postgraduate and degree programs – one of
the widest ranges of full-time college programs in Canada. Most of our programs
have work placement components which put students in actual jobs in their field
Please explore the College's International
Education Website, view our International Student Flipbook, or download our
International brochure (PDF) in the language of your choice. We hope to see you