International Students


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 Open New Browser Window 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 Open New Browser Window
  • 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 regulationsOpen New Browser Window If you have any questions about these changes, please call the CIC Call Centre at 1-888-242-2100.

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