International Students

A Diverse and Inclusive Community

Experience Your Laurier

Get the education and experience you need to succeed in all aspects of life. We are proud to offer personalized services for international students. Our staff and faculty are professional, respectful and provide compassionate support for you from the moment you accept your offer to the day you graduate and beyond. You'll grow personally and professionally and make lifelong friends with students from Canada and around the world.

No matter how you choose to live your Laurier experience, you’re a Golden Hawk, which means you’re part of a tight-knit, supportive community that aims high and works hard. We are a proud Laurier community, and there's a place for you here.

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"The first time I met a Laurier representative... I was given all the support that I would expect to be given and this just made the application process smoother and faster."

– Jaimin S., Biology and Environmental Studies, Kenya

Start Your Studies in Winter 2024

Ready to start university? You can now apply directly to Laurier to begin your studies in January. We have over 50 undergraduate programs open for winter 2024. 

Explore the program options in business, science, arts, liberal arts and human and social sciences to find the program that's right for you, then apply using our winter term application.

Funding Your Education

Getting a university education is an investment in your future. We want to invest in you also. We take financial health seriously and equip students with sound financial knowledge and resources.

There are many funding opportunities available for tuition and expenses in your first year of university and after. Work-study programs, on-campus jobs and co-op placements provide financial support throughout university and ensure you graduate with relevant work experience. 

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"There were a lot of reasons I chose Laurier. Laurier is going to satisfy me at the end of my degree. I'm going to say I'm satisfied. That's something I wanted."

– Rachana B., Psychology, India

Begin Your Application


Choose Your Program

Choose from more than 80 undergraduate programs. This is considered your major area of study. If you want to dive deeper into your major, choose a concentration or specialization.


Your Application Process

Visit our Undergraduate Admissions section for detailed information on the application process and completing your admissions requirements. You are also encouraged to connect with our international-admissions-officers who are available to help you with the application process and understand your admission requirements. Email with your questions.


Begin Your Journey at Wilfrid Laurier University

Have you chosen your desired field of study? Are you ready to begin the application process? Click below to get started!

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Accept Your Offer

Once you've accepted your offer, our friendly, inclusive Laurier community will be ready to welcome you and help you with getting ready for your move to Canada.

Discover Your Calling

You’re curious, creative and driven. You think about the future and what you need to do to succeed. That’s why every aspect of your student experience at Laurier helps you to build a meaningful career.

Graduate with practical, hands-on experience that sets you apart.

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"Some of my favorite experiences [have been in] residence. There was a Diwali event in November, which was really great considering it was my first Diwali in Canada."

– Agram K., Business Administration, India

Your Enhanced Residence Experience

Residence provides that extra care and support to help you feel at home, where live-in staff and upper-year students are committed to your personal growth and safety.

It’s more than a place to eat and sleep – you’ll meet people who share your commitment to making the most of their university experience and form lifelong friendships. With mixed-gender housing options, and multiple residence styles to choose from that prioritize your safety and security, we have the perfect place for you to call home.

International Viewbook

Considering Laurier? Our digital international viewbook provides an overview of our programs, admission requirements, Laurier's two campuses and the student experience.

Download a copy to get information about life at Laurier – instantly and all in one place. Our viewbook is available in English and Chinese:

of 2022 international graduates secured employment or went on to postgraduate studies 

Laurier students and alumni have lifetime access to Career Centre services
job postings are available each year for part-time, summer and graduated students

Become a Laurier Insider

We send quick, fun and informative updates about Laurier to keep in touch with you along your application journey. Sign up to receive updates before anyone else.

Get Social

If you haven’t already, follow Laurier International's social accounts to stay up-to-date on all things Laurier. Send us a direct message if you have any questions. #LaurierInternational

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Undergraduate International Recruitment

Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies