Please Note: Applicants
for the Seminary Formation Program must first apply and be accepted
formationally before they can apply to the academic program.
CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM
St. Augustine’s Seminary may be required to submit attendance
and/or proof of advancing in the program for all international students
to the federal government, subject to any applicable privacy legislation
requirements. Accepted applicants are required to complete and return
the Notice of Collection of Personal Information and Consent form. Receipt of this form by St. Augustine’s is required to proceed and retain student's enrolment.
rules that will reduce the potential for fraud or misuse of the program
while protecting Canada’s international reputation for high-quality
education and improving services to genuine students will come into
force on June 1, 2014. The new rules will:
- limit the issuance of study permits to applicants who will be studying at a designated learning institution, including institutions that are designated by provinces and territories on the basis of meeting minimum standards;
- require students to actively pursue their studies while in Canada; and
full-time international students enrolled at designated institutions in
certain programs to work part time off campus and full time during
scheduled school breaks without a work permit.
Read the full text of the new regulations.
For more information, please go to the Government of Canada Citizenship & Immigration Canada site: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/index.asp
Academic Required Documents
All students must have official transcripts sent directly to
St. Augustine’s Seminary. It is important to inform international
students that it is to their advantage to contact their post-secondary
institutions while they are still in their home country.
In addition, international students must provide further
documentation about their post-secondary institutions. In most cases,
international students who receive Bachelor degrees from Universities
and/or Colleges outside North America are required to present supporting
documentation about the Faculty and Course Curriculum. Faculty
credentials include the degrees obtained and courses taught. Detailed
course descriptions and credit semester hours are valuable; a prospectus
or bulletin of the institution should contain the necessary
The supporting documentation as well as the Official
Transcripts should be signed and/or sealed by the institution and sent
directly to St. Augustine’s Seminary to the attention of the Registrar.
Fees for international students are available on the Fees and Financial Aid page on this website.
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