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.
you want to study at a reputable school, in a multicultural city, in a
welcoming country, you will find what you are looking for at George Brown
Located in downtown Toronto. You will live,
learn and work in the heart of Canada’s biggest, most diverse economy. Choose
from over 140 career-focused certificate, diploma, postgraduate and degree
programs. The city and the College offer you the opportunity to gain valuable
work experience with leading employers during your studies and after
International students are valued members of the
George Brown community. Our graduates build work contacts and friendships
around the world. Our graduates have increasingly become the employers,
entrepreneurs and business leaders that drive Toronto’s and Canada’s economy.
The College also provides a full range of intensive English as a Second
Language programs and courses to assist international students in mastering
spoken and written English language skills.
Campus life is exciting. There is more to
college than classes, libraries, books and studying. It’s about balancing your
in-class and out-of-class experiences and interests. Have fun and make lifelong
friendships while developing new interests. George Brown College campuses are
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Student services back you up. We focus on you and
your learning experience. Our faculty and staff are committed to working with
you to help you adjust to your new environment, improve your English language
skills, and make sure that the time you spend at the College is enjoyable and