Services for International, Immigrant & Refugee Students

Accepted Students

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International, Immigrant & Refugee Student Services

International, Immigrant & Refugee Student Services (IIRSS) is here to welcome you to Winnipeg and to provide support for you during your studies at The University of Winnipeg.

IIRSS provides a wide range of services:

  • Airport reception (must be arranged at least 2 weeks prior to arrival)
  • Webinars and information sessions
  • Information on Visa and Study Permits; immigration advising
  • Health insurance
  • Student Mentor Program
  • Social and cultural events
  • Electronic newsletter
  • Special interest workshops
  • International Tutor Program

Website: International, Immigrant and Refugee Student Services
Phone: 204.786.9469
Location: 8th floor, Rice Centre

Academic Advising (international)

An Academic Advisor can provide guidance and feedback on your course choices.  After you’ve worked your way through this Accepted Student website and created a draft timetable, you may want to contact Lee Hong or Justin Carruthers in Academic Advising to ask for some feedback!

To contact an Academic Advisor, email or book an appointment with Lee Hong or Justin Carruthers through


The Admissions Office can answer questions on the status of your admission, transfer credits, and admission deferral.

Website: International – Applying for Admission
Phone: 204.786.9159
Location: 2nd floor, Rice Centre