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Living in Canada

Health Insurance

There are two health insurance plans available to University of Guelph international students and their families, the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) and the Student Health & Dental Plan.


Health Care Services

Click below to find out more about the health services available to you both on- and off-campus, and for emergencies.

Ontario Photo Card

Tired of carrying around your passport and study permit for identification purposes? You can keep these documents in a safe place and apply for an Ontario Photo ID Card instead.

Income Tax

You may be eligible for a refund or some benefits from the Canadian Government. Click here to find out more.

Telephone and Email Phishing Scams

It is important that you know how to protect yourself against scams targeting international students. Please read below for more information and resources about how to identify fraud, how to report it, and how to protect yourself.

Off-Campus Living

Below you will find some information and resources about living off-campus. For more information please visit Off-Campus Living or check out this Off-Campus Living/International Student Guide