University of Toronto, School of Graduate Studies: International Students Portal
U of T hosts nearly 5,000 international graduate students from 138 countries around the globe. The University’s International students portal will help you prepare, plan, and experience the best that our three campuses have to offer.
Before You Arrive
- Information from the School of Graduate Studies (SGS)
- Pre-arrival and welcome services coordinated by the Centre for International Experience (CIE)
Arriving and Getting Oriented
- Airport information, transportation & public transit, orientation sessions + information for new students
On-Campus Supports & Services for International Students
- Student centres, advising & mentorship, health & wellness, academic support, family resources, and more
University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP)
A mandatory health insurance plan for all international and exchange students enrolled in an Ontario university, UHIP helps to cover the cost of hospital and medical services you may need while in Canada. Enrolment is automatic; the coverage charge will be listed on your student account on ACORN.
Student union’s Health and Dental Insurance Plan
The University of Toronto Graduate Students’ (UTGSU) Supplementary Health and Dental Plan provides students with unique health benefits. The Plan was designed to provide many important services and cover expenses such as prescription drugs, health practitioners, medical equipment, travel health coverage, which are not covered by a basic health-care plan (i.e., OHIP) or the equivalent (such as UHIP for international students).
U of T Discovery Pharmacy
The Discovery Pharmacy is the University of Toronto’s dedicated campus pharmacy, providing pharmacy and interdisciplinary health services to the U of T community.
Health & Wellness Centre
U of T Student Life’s Health & Wellness centre provides a range of health services for your physical and mental health, wellness programs and information to help support you in achieving your personal and academic goals.
U of T Global
U of T Global’s website is a gateway to the University of Torontos international activities.
Follow U of T Global on twitter at @global_UofT
Additional resources – Quick links
Click the links below for more information on each resource.
Awards & Funding
Finding work, joining clubs, extra-curriculars
- The Career & Co-Curricular Learning Network (CLNx)
- Career resource library
- Directory of student clubs, unions, and associations
Accommodation & Housing