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Posted on Mar 12, 2020 in Spotlight | 0 comments

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Hello International Students, here are some answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) related to the current COVID situation:

Post Graduate Work Permit – will courses moving online impact my PGWP?

  • IRCC confirmed that taking online course due to COVID-19 will not affect PGWP application.

I’m going home, what do I need to get back into Canada?

  • If leaving Canada, check the expiry date of your study permit and visa/eTA. You will need valid immigration documents to re-enter Canada.

My Study Permit and Visa (TRV) will expire soon, what should I do?

  • You do need to apply extension of your study permit before its expiry date. Email to get instruction on how to apply study permit extension.

I want to stay in my residence room, can I?

If I get sick, what health insurance coverage do I have?

I’m feeling very stressed/anxious/unsure, where can I go for help?

  • QUIC remains open, on reduced hours, and continues to offer 1:1 advising. For anyone who would like to arrange an appointment with an International Advisor, please email Advising appointments by video and phone are available.
  • If you are feeling overwhelmed or concerned, please take advantage of the services offered through Faith and Spiritual Life, Student Wellness Services. TAO and Empower Me provide 24/7 confidential counselling by phone and online.

Queen’s is regularly updating the Coronavirus COVID-19 website which is an excellent source of information,


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