COSTI Immigrant Services coordinates and administers the bilingual International Student Connect (ISC) project across Ontario. Its purpose is to provide relevant resources and an appropriate service response to the settlement needs of international students and their families. The project is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.
ISC project offers information and orientation resources to international students found on the ISC website and in printed format. Resources include A Handbook for International Students in Ontario, Ontario International Students Guide, ISC webinars and fact sheets on various settlement topics.
International Student Connect
ISC offers settlement information and orientation to international students pursuing a post-secondary education in Ontario. The goal is to help international students and their families integrate successfully should they choose to settle in Ontario after graduation. Information is provided through 1-2 hours Let’s Connect Information Sessions or One-on-One Sessions at Colleges and Universities.
THe ISC Project serves many international students together with partners from the following educational institutions and settlement agencies:
|Service Delivery Agency||Educational Institution|
|Catholic Centre of Immigrants (CCI)||University of Ottawa|
|Catholic Cross-Cultural Services (CCS)||Centennial College|
|Centre Francophone du GrandToronto||Glendon College|
|HMC Connections||Sheridan College|
|London Cross Cultural Learner Centre (CCLC)||Western University|
|New Canadians' Centre of Excellence Inc (NCCE)||University of Windsor|
|St. Clair College|
|Newcomer Centre of Peel||Sheridan College|
|Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Council||
|North York Community House||Glendon College|
|Peel Multicultural Council||Lambton College, Mississauga|
|Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office (TNO)||George Brown College|
|Thunder Bay Multicultural Association||Algoma University|
|YMCA of Hamilton /Burlington /Brantford||Mohawk College|
|YMCA Simcoe/Muskoka||Georgian College|
|YMCA of South Western Ontario||Lambton College, Sarnia|