Immigration Workshops

We know that starting a new life in Canada can be challenging, especially when getting accustomed to a new language, a new culture, and different laws.

To help you get settled, UFV is offering a series of Immigration workshops at the Abbotsford campus. You will learn all you need to know about study and work permits in order to make the most of your new Canadian life. 

The Immigration workshops will answer all your questions about study permit/work permit terms and conditions, Temporary Resident Visa (TRV), inviting family members, study permit amendment, Designated Learning Institution (DLI) transfer to UFV, the different types of work permits (including PGWP), Immigration rules on academic standing and non-study and how to schedule a break at UFV.

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Workshop topics include:

  • Study Permit/Work Permit/ Spousal Work Permit
  • Post Graduate Work Permit
  • Visitor Visa/ Inviting Family
  • Amendment/ Replacement of Permit
  • Immigration rules on study compliance (academic standing, delay in completion, change of program and non-study)

Fall 2020 Immigration workshops – Study / Work Permit  

Online format only. Register to receive the link. Limited spots available 

Sep 22 (Tue)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Sep 29 (Tue)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Oct 01 (Thu)  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Oct 06 (Tue)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Oct 15 (Thu)  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Oct 20 (Tue)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Oct 29 (Thu)  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Nov 03 (Tue)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Nov 12 (Thu)  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Nov 17 (Tue)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Nov 26 (Thu)  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Dec 01 (Tue)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 
Dec 10 (Thu)  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 



Register for workshop


Drop-in appointments are also available, please click here

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‌STEP Cafe

STEP Cafe is a weekly drop-in Settlement, Transition, and Engagement Program that helps new international students navigate questions about academics, health, accommodation, working, self-care, community engagement, and more. Any question is a good question! The STEP Cafe is offered virtually during COVID-19 restrictions.

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More questions?

Please email your immigration-related questions to (include your student number and contact details).


Sourav Aggarwal

My UFV experience has provided me another family, as well as a lot more destinations to travel around the world without worrying about a place to live. I am living a good life at UFV! 

  • – Sourav Aggarwal
  •    UFV Student
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