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Pre-Arrival Information

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We hope to make your stay in Canada as easy and enjoyable as possible, so we provide a pre-arrival guide for international students.


Also available is a relocation guide for the City of Brandon.


Before you start at Assiniboine Community College complete the checklist to be sure you are prepared.

  1. I have satisfied all the college admission requirements by the deadline date.
  2. I have an updated passport to cover the length of the college program.
  3. I have received my study permit and sent a copy to
  4. If I want to request credit for previous education, I am doing the necessary paperwork as early as possible.
  5. I have booked a flight or other transportation to Brandon and will arrive for orientation.
  6. I have found a place to live. I can pay or have paid the damage deposit and first month’s rent.
  7. I can submit original transcripts (both my home country and Canadian) and English test documents.
  8. I have paid my first term tuition.
  9. I have my books/supplies or can pay for them as soon as I arrive.
  10. I have transportation to college each day.
  11. I am ready to purchase health insurance.


You are welcome to email Assiniboine International at

Assiniboine International employs a Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor. The advisor can offer basic advice to students about study permits and work permits. They cannot complete applications for you, and cannot represent you.