International student services

At NorQuest International, we believe each student can be successful if given the right tools. We provide a wide range of support programs and services to international students to help meet their unique needs. Our team commits to student success, and we admire the resilience and dedication that students show each day.

International student advising

Our international student advisors can help you with:

  • immigration-related matters (advising about study permits, work permits, temporary resident visas, spousal temporary resident documents, and Permanent Residency after graduation) and how an academic plan affects immigration compliance
  • settlement guidance

Book an appointment with an international student advisor. Appointments are available in person or online.

Upcoming international student events

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Airport welcome and shuttle service (for all new international students)

Are you a new student arriving in Edmonton? NorQuest International will greet you at the Edmonton International Airport and provide you with a shuttle service!

Virtual check-in

Virtual check-in

Aug 22, 2022
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm


Stay connected, focused and motivated! It’s not easy, but we can do it together! Join us to stay on track, connect with others, and keep going forward with your goals.

NorQuest International’s Jumpstart Program: Assignment Writing, Citations, Paraphrasing

Are you new to NorQuest? Prepare yourself for the new academic and cultural environment with these helpful sessions!

International student engagement

The international student engagement officer helps with:

  • academic and cultural transition into college (expectations in the Canadian classroom)
  • integration into the Canadian culture and society (societal norms and new cultural patterns)
  • how to meet new people, build connections and leadership skills (e.g. volunteering, peer mentorship, JumpStart program, English speaking club)
  • tips on finding accommodation and budgeting options for everyday life

Book an appointment with the international student engagement officer.

Walk-in appointments are welcome. We are open Monday - Friday from 8:15 am - 4:30 pm.

Room 1-215, Civic Employees Legacy Tower
10215 108 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada  T5J 1L6
780.644.6128 or 1.866.534.7218 (toll-free)


We offer pre-arrival webinars and orientation sessions. These provide you with tools, resources, and information that will ease your transition to student life. Attending orientation is compulsory and essential for your success at NorQuest. We will email your invitations two months before the program start date.

Our International student handbook has resources for new international students to ensure a smooth transition to the college. This handbook also includes information about the most important items to take care of during the first weeks after arrival, tips about everyday life in Canada, and how to get involved socially.

Video courses

We have developed video courses to help you with your application process to IRCC. These courses provide step-by-step guidance on how to navigate important aspects of a study permit extension and the post-graduation work permit (PGWP) program:

Immigration sessions

Our international student advisors are RCIC or RISIA-certified. They provide presentations, workshops, and consultations to help you understand and navigate immigration requirements. These sessions include: study permits, temporary resident visas, co-op work permits, post-graduation work permits, and how study permits relate to available Canadian immigration programs.

NorQuest International

Room 1-215,
Civic Employees Legacy Tower 780.644.6128
Monday – Friday 8:15 am – 4:15 pm
Book an appointment