Applying to a Post-secondary Institution as an International Student
  • 20 Feb 2024
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Applying to a Post-secondary Institution as an International Student

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We’re excited that you’ve decided to apply to a post-secondary institution in Ontario and want to help you get started with your application.

The application process differs, depending on which institution you want to apply to. Some institutions use the OCAS International Application Service (IAS), while others do not.

NOTE: The information in this help documentation is specifically for applicants who must apply using the IAS Applicant portal.

The following institutions currently use the IAS:

  • Collegé Boréal

  • Cambrian College

  • Canadore College

  • Conestoga College

  • Confederation College

  • Fleming College

  • Georgian College

  • La Cité

  • Loyalist College

  • Mohawk College

  • Nipissing University

  • Northern College

  • Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph

  • Sault College

  • St. Clair College

  • St. Lawrence College

The following institutions have their own application process for international applicants:

  • Algonquin College

  • Centennial College

  • Durham College

  • Fanshawe College

  • George Brown College

  • Humber College

  • Lambton College

  • The Michener Institute of Education at UHN

  • Niagara College

  • Niagara Parks School of Horticulture

  • Seneca Polytechnic

  • Sheridan College

If you want to find out how to apply to a specific institution, or if you’re not sure which one you want to apply to, here are some resources on our website to help you get started:

If you know which institution you want to apply to:


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