Once You Arrive

International Student Post-Arrival Guide

It is important to read and understand all information provided in the International Student Post-Arrival Guide. If you have any questions about the information in this document or need additional support, please email CNC’s International Education Centre at intl_edu@cnc.bc.ca or contact the CNC International Coordinator.

CNC International Coordinator, Miley Yang, will be the primary contact and monitor daily check-in using the COVID Safe Canada Program through the iCent App.


Student Orientation

Student Orientation is mandatory for all new students to CNC. During orientation students will be given the chance to become familiar with their new surroundings with a tour of the campus and city or Prince George. Our workshop series will educate students about rules and pathways at CNC, success strategies, probation, plagiarism, student conduct, Canadian culture and safety on and off campus.

For orientation information visit CNC Orientation.


For CNC students interested in working part-time while studying, and/or working during their school breaks and after their graduation, Prince George has many employment opportunities. Staff at CNC will help you surmount employment challenges by assisting you in acquiring your study permits with off campus work permission and the completion of your Social Insurance Number application.

Non-ESL international students with full-time registration status and a valid study permit are eligible to work in Canada. Your study permit allows you to:

  • Work up to 20 hours per week during your regular academic sessions and
  • Work full-time during scheduled breaks, such as the winter and summer holidays or spring break

Study Permit Extension

To apply for a study permit extension, follow the instructions in this video.