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International Student Support Services

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Key Details


Floor 2, room 2207



Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

General Contacts

Cambrian International
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1-800-461-7145 ext.7841


Cambrian rolls out the red carpet to welcome international students!

Cambrian’s International department recruits students from all over the world! We smooth your transition to Canada and support you throughout your entire time at our college. Our orientation and settlement sessions help you to get your feet on the ground and a roof over your head. Engage in social and cultural events, get immigration advice, and tap into the International Student Success Fund.

Meet our International Student Support Services Team

Laurie Gagnon

International Student Support Services - AOM

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Cibin Jacob Veliyathukudiyil

Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor- RISIA

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Jorge Romero Caballero

International Student Support Services Officer

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Pre-departure support and settlement services

When it’s time to prepare for your journey to Cambrian College, our team is here to assist you. To ensure you have everything you need before traveling to Canada, we provide the following services:

Pre-departure information session

This session covers everything you need to know to prepare for your arrival at Cambrian College such as:

  • Important documents and permits
  • Airport arrival information
  • Housing and residence options
  • Health services
  • Scholarships
  • Key dates

On-campus housing information session

This session will explain the application process for on-campus residences.

iCent app

The iCent app is specifically designed for international students and provides up-to-date information, a document upload centre, and checklists to help you keep track of all the important tasks to do before and after arriving in Canada.

In the iCent app, you will find:

  • Pre-departure session information and dates to register
  • An on-campus housing information session and dates to register
  • A central document upload centre for your important documents
  • Checklists for pre-arrival and post-arrival to do tasks

*Please note that the iCent app is mandatory.

Campus and community orientation

The team at Cambrian College is here to support your transition into your new college environment and your new community. We provide orientation events to all new students before the start of classes that include: in-person International Student Orientation, Virtual Academic Orientation, on-campus engagement events, meet and greet events, Community Services Fair, on-campus guides to take you to your first classes, on-campus tours, Social Insurance Number clinics and so much more!

Immigration advising

Cambrian International has a full team of RISIA licensed advisors to support you throughout your student journey. Our team provides one-on-one and/or group immigration advice to international students and their dependents about:

  • Study permits
  • Post Graduate Work permits
  • Study permit extensions
  • Co-op work permits
  • Document verification
  • Pathways to Permanent Residency
  • Temporary resident visas

To view the schedule of immigration sessions or to book an appointment, visit your iCent app.

Meet our Immigration Advising team

Cibin Jacob Veliyathukudiyil

Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor- RISIA

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Marlon Hernandez

Manager, International Recruitment and Business Development, RISIA

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705-566-8101 ext.6895

Student life support advising

Our International Student Support team is here to help international students navigate their life on campus and in the Sudbury community. Our team provides guidance on how to access Cambrian College services or community services and helps connect you with the right services or support.

To book an appointment, visit your iCent app.


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