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International Education FAQs

International Education FAQs

Last updated: April 24, 2020, 10:20 AM

The novel coronavirus pandemic has hit student mobility hard. International students from all over the world are impacted by the travel restrictions implemented by many countries to contain its spread.

Centennial College continues to develop solutions for international students to pursue their post-secondary studies. This global health crisis doesn’t have to stop your study abroad plans.

International students who held a valid study permit, or had been approved for a study permit, when the travel restrictions took effect on March 18, 2020 will be exempted from the current travel restrictions. Keep in mind, all individuals entering from abroad must isolate for 14 days upon their arrival in Canada.

Canada, Ontario, and the City of Toronto have put comprehensive plans in place for public health and safety. By closing all non-essential business to allow the public to stay at home, we have been able to significantly control the spread of the virus across the country. Learn more about the response to COVID-19 at the national, provincial, and municipal level:  

International students who cannot travel to Canada in the coming months can still get started with their studies at Centennial College. In our continued efforts to support prospective students, both locally and globally, Centennial has developed a series of world-class, virtual learning experiences launching this summer semester. To learn more about how international students can get a virtual jump start on their education with this suite of 23 programs, visit Online Programs - Start Fall 2021.