NOTE: Foreign students must provide a Study Permit and, in some cases (depending on your country of origin), a Temporary Resident Visa, both valid for at least the duration of the program.
We recommend you visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website which gives comprehensive information on studying in Canada and what you may and may not do while here.
To apply to Liaison College: download the following two documents. Complete both and fax or mail to us:
The Canadian Study Permit Application
Looking for Guidance on Living in Canada?
It can be a challenge moving to a new country to attend school. Fortunately, there are many resources available here in Canada to help.
We have provided some basic information to help you in your move to Ontario:
- The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education provides a wealth of information that you will find helpful. The website is bilingual (English and French) and has the following sections:
- The DayPlanner: designed to help you organize your finances, find housing and transportation, further your education, and more. It contains lots of tips along with the daytimer itself.
- Lists of Key Information
- Web sites in the DayPlanner
- Links to Key Agencies and Organizations
- Organizations Helping Newcomers to Canada
- Feedback and Questions
- The official website for the Ontario Government is a wealth of information for living in Ontario.
Looking for More Information on Training in Ontario?
The Ontario Ministry of Education provides information on colleges and universities in the province, including Private Career Colleges like Liaison College Durham.
Application for Enrollment: International Students
Liaison College welcomes International Students who are looking to study in Canada. If you’re an International Student, applying at Liaison College is easy. Here are the four steps of the application process.
Step 1: Application Form
You need to be accepted by an approved college to apply for a Student Visa in Canada. The first step therefore is to fill out an application for Liaison College. We will review your application and contact you within 3 business days.
You must be 18 or older and complete the IELTS with a General Score of at least 5.5
Click here to read our Training Summary document for fees and program length
Step 2: Student VISA/Work VISA
Click here to learn more about applying to study in Canada, extend your study permit, work while you study or get teaching material.
Checklist for a Student/Work Permit
- Receiving your letter of Acceptance from Liaison College: once all application requirements have been fulfilled you will be issued an official letter of acceptance
- Registration fee: $2500 CAD and balance to be paid on first day of classes – fees can be paid by valid credit card, bank transfer, or certified payments
- There are no scholarships or bursaries available to International Students
- Liaison College fees are the same for Domestic and International Students and are expressed in Canadian Dollars
Step 3: Arranging to Live in Canada
- Living with friends and/or family or looking for housing: www.places4students.com
- Getting health insurance – All international students at Liaison College are required to have valid extended health insurance for the study period: Get a quote for Travel Insurance
- Getting to know Canada: www.moving2canada.com
- Comprehensive resource materials are on site at Liaison College upon arrival
- More information on living in Ontario
Through a partnership with Places4Students Inc., Liaison College offers an online collection of housing opportunities to help students with their off-campus housing search.
Places4Students is an online, real-time database of student housing vacancies near Liaison College. Pictures, property features and contact information regarding available properties are accessible by students, schools and landlords.
Step 4: Arriving in Canada and Attending Classes
- You will be contacted prior to starting classes to confirm class times and payment arrangements
- Classes are held Monday to Friday – 4 hours per day; classes start throughout the year for convenience
- Work experience – putting your skills to work and achieving Canadian experience can be arranged through the Student Services offices on campus
- Student Cards are issued on the first day of classes and can be used to obtain discounts on transit and other merchandise
Useful Links: Student Support Mechanisms
- Housing Support
- Health Insurance
- Academic and Peer Counselling/Mentoring
- Health and Social Service Support
- List of contacts at foreign Embassies in Canada
- More information on living in Ontario
- Academic Supports – Liaison College has a Student Services department who will assist with academic and/or graduate employment issues.
- Orientation & Welcome Services – Liaison College will provide all students with a comprehensive Orientation session on the first day of classes. There is resource and reference materials on hand at every location which is available to all students.
For further information please refer to these useful IELTS websites: