Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the requirements for admission into New Brunswick universities and colleges?

Admission requirements are specific to each institution and program. Please contact the institution you are interested in to learn more about program eligibility. 

For a complete list of colleges and universities in New Brunswick, please visit the Browse by Institutions page. 

To view programs available in New Brunswick, please visit the Search by Programs page. 

Where can I find information on visa, study permits and work permits to Canada?

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada is responsible for processing study permits, visas, and work permits. Visit their website to learn more about the application process. 

Can I finish a program I started in my home country or province at a New Brunswick institution?

Each institution in New Brunswick has its own policy regarding transfer credits from other institutions. Contact the institution that you are interested in directly to find out which transfer credits, if any, can be applied towards your intended program of study.

You may also want to look into whether your current institution has any credit recognition agreements with institutions in Canada. The international relations office of your institution may be able to help in that regard.

I am an international student and was accepted at a NB institution and sent in my application for a study permit a few weeks ago, but I have not heard back yet. What should I do?

Study permits are administered by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Visit their Help Centre for answers to frequently asked questions about study permits. 

I am an international student. Can my spouse or common-law partner work in New Brunswick while I study?

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s website outlines the eligibility requirements for your spouse or common-law partner to work in Canada.

Where can I find information on scholarships to study and conduct research in New Brunswick?

Scholarships, fellowships and other funding opportunities to study and conduct research in Canada can be found through many sources, both in Canada and abroad.

Visit the Financial Assistance page to learn more about the supports available to you. 

In addition, you may find awards intended to recognize academic achievements, leadership or financial need through the following sources:

  • Government and non-government organizations in your home country or province;
  • The institution where you plan on studying or conducting research; and
  • Private organizations in Canada, in your home country or province, and internationally.

Where can I find information about New Brunswick universities and college and the programs they offer?

Information on New Brunswick institutions is available through multiple resources. 

Study NB offers plenty of information on resources, programs, and institutions. The following tools and pages are available to guide your research:

You may also want to consult the following the EduCanada website for additional information.

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