University of Victoria Grad Student Society

Start gearing up for our final event of 2017! Our gingerbread house and movie night, December 20!
Dec 15, 2017 @ 8:01am

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International Students

Health Insurance

You should read this excellent advice from Tia Robertson of the International Office.

Additional information is available on the GSS website.  See especially this section on MSP and this section on temporary basic health insurance.

The MSP application form is here.  Additional information is here.

The application form for the GSS' Pacific Blue Cross Extended Health Coverage is here.


International Commons

The International Commons is located in the McPherson Library, and is a great source of academic support.  They offer academic advising and work with the Centre for Academic Communication to provide writing skills assistance.


International Student Services

International Student Services (ISS) is dedicated to helping you get the most from your UVic experience. Consider us your local consultants for all things new and different. We offer pre-arrival support, arrival and settlement support, and ongoing support throughout your studies.


UVic Global Community Initiative

The Global Community is a program area within ISS that involves international, indigenous and domestic students, staff and faculty working together to celebrate diversity, advance inter-cultural competency and cultivate an inclusive and globally minded campus.