International Student Centre

Welcome to UTSC!

We are thrilled that you have chosen to come to the University of Toronto Scarborough. The International Student Centre at UTSC is here to provide you with all of the support and guidance you will need during your time at UTSC. Our transition advisors and team is available to assist you and answer any of the questions you may have. Please be sure to visit our office in the Instructional Centre, IC350 or contact us at 416 287 7518, we are also available by email:

Upon Arrival

Be prepared, learn about what you need to do upon arrival. 


UHIP (University Health Insurance Plan) is a mandatory medical insurance plan for all international students. 

Settling in the City

Settling in the City is an off-campus excursion with an International Student Centre Transition Advisor and student staff to the local shopping mall.

Transition Advising

Our Transition Advisors are here to help! Book an appointment through CLN or drop by the office (IC 349) during drop-in hours.

Immigration Advising

Our Immigration Advisors are here to help! We advise international students on a wide range of issues, ranging from immigration to employment.

Buddy Program

The Buddy Program provides support to first year international, inbound exchange, and newcomer students to Canada.

Conversation Community

Conversation Community is a peer-to-peer, non-academic service for students who wish to practice their conversational English while experiencing diverse cultural aspects of Toronto.