Pre-arrival Information for International Students

Pre-arrival Webinar Series

To assist you in preparing for your journey as a University of Lethbridge student, the International Centre will offer online prearrival sessions especially for you. Your International Student Advisors and the Manager, International Student Services will share important information to help you in applying for your study permit and  planning your travel to Canada, teach you about important online tools and resources, and assist you with your course registration. You will have an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Applying for Your Study Permit

Come to this session where our International Student Advisors will walk you through the study permit application process including all the required documents.

February 14 | Watch Recording

April 3 | Watch Recording

How to Write a Study Plan

Learn about writing a study plan for your study permit application. We will share tips to help you write a plan that includes relevant information that visa officers need when assessing a study permit application.

February 21 | Watch Recording

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Online Tools and Resources

This session will review some important tools and resources that will be essential for your student success. Learn about Moodle, the Bridge, the iCent App, Webmail and the International Student Guide.

February 28 | Watch Recording

Course Registration Support

This session will cover everything you need to know to register in your courses for your first term. Topics will include: understanding your program planning guide, timetable, registration dates, the Bridge, creating a schedule and more.

March 20 | Watch Recording

April 10 | Watch Recording

May 15 | Watch Recording

June 26 | 9 a.m. MT | Register 


Travelling to Canada

This session will explain all you need to know about travelling to Canada to start your studies. Learn about what to pack, what to expect at the border, required documents, and more.

November 29 | Watch Recording

June 12 | 9 a.m. MT | Register


Pre-Arrival Checklist Session

This session will review your pre-arrival checklist and provide you with essential information you will need as you prepare to come to uLethbridge to begin your studies. Ensure you complete the most important tasks before you arrive on campus.

December 6 | Watch Recording

June 19 | 9 a.m. MT | Register

Finding Accommodation

This session will review accommodation options and factors to consider when finding accommodation. 

May 29 | Watch Recording

Plan Your Finances

In this session, you will learn about tuition and fees, finding jobs and income expectations in Canada, costs of living, budgeting, financial tips and tricks, and more!

April 24 | Watch Recording

Pre-arrival Information for International Students Moodle Course

What is this course about?
This is a self-guided prearrival course specifically for new international students. It has vital information for a smooth transition to uLethbridge and can be done at your own pace. You must complete this course and we recommend doing it before Dec 1. 

What is Moodle?
Moodle is the online learning management system that is supported at uLethbridge.

How do I sign-in?
Log into Moodle at The username and password will be the same credentials as your campus login (Bridge account).

If you have not already done so, set up your campus login:

1. Have your nine-digit uLethbridge ID number (from your Offer of Admission letter) available
2. Go to
3. Follow the steps to select a username, password and security questions from the menu on the right.

Where do I find the International Student Pre-arrival course?
You should be able to access the course here.

What if I don't see the course in my Moodle courses? 
If you don't have access please email us

New International Student Q&A Drop-in Session

9 - 10 a.m. MT | Every Wednesday (except when a Pre-arrival Webinar is being offered)

If you are planning to begin your studies in an upcoming term, join this weekly drop-in session to have your questions answered by the International Student Advisors.

Click to join the video call!