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COVID-19 Important Information for International Students


Mandatory Vaccination for Campus Community effective for 2021-2022 Academic Year.

For more information, please visit Returning to Campus in 2021-2022 - Vaccination Information.

Travel Restrictions Announced November 30,2021

Due to new travel measures announced by the Government of Canada, you might have to postpone your travel plan until the travel ban is lifted. There are temporary changes for all travellers, including Canadian citizens, regardless of their vaccination status.

Additional restrictions and requirements now apply to the following countries:
Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe

Effective December 1, 2021, foreign nationals who have been in any of these countries within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada. In the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test. Unvaccinated travellers, with right of entry to Canada, will continue to be tested on arrival and day 8 and quarantine for 14 days. However, those arriving by air will now be required to stay in a designated quarantine facility or other suitable location while they await the result of their on arrival test.

More information on the latest travel restrictions.

Welcome to the University of Regina!

The University of Regina has been approved by the provincial and federal governments as one of the Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs) to welcome international students with its COVID-19 readiness plan. Before you travel to Canada, please read the following policies and guidance carefully to understand how to prepare yourself before departure and what to expect upon arrival.

The University of Regina International Student Services Team is here to support with anything you need, and available to connect with you via various communication tools. Please find further details by visiting the following sections.

Learn more through the links below.

Designated Learning Institution

The University of Regina is an approved Designated Learning Institution with a COVID-19 Readiness Plan.

  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Guidelines

General Travelling Requirements

The requirements outlined on this page is applicable to all travellers entering to Canada as an international student. You must meet all requirements regardless of your vaccination status.

Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

If you are fully vaccinated and planning to travel to Canada after July 5, 2021, you must follow the requirements outlined on this page, in addition to the general travelling requirements.

  • Determine if you are fully vaccinated
  • On-arrival COVID-19 Test
  • Quarantine Plan

Requirements for Not Fully Vaccinated Travellers

If you are not fully vaccinated and planning to travel to Canada after July 5, 2021, you must follow the requirements outlined on this page, in addition to the general travelling requirements.

  • On-arrival COVID-19 test & Mandatory 3-Night Hotel Stopover
  • Post-arrival (Day 8) COVID-19 Test
  • Quarantine Plan
  • Additional Resources

Registration Information

Learn about how to register for Spring/Summer 2021.

  • Students Inside/Outside Canada
  • Student Registration Scenarios

Announcements from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

View the latest announcements and updates regarding immigration matters

  • New pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 essential temporary workers and international graduates

Contact Us

You can call, email or book a Zoom meeting.