About Us

Background

Background

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.

ISC Partners

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 Niagara College
North York Community House  Glendon College
Lambton College
Humber College
Seneca College
York University
Peel Multicultural Council Lambton College, Mississauga
Sheridan College
Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office (TNO) George Brown College
Thunder Bay Multicultural Association Algoma University
Confederation College
Lakehead University
Sault College 
University Settlement University of Toronto
YMCA of Hamilton /Burlington /Brantford Mohawk College
YMCA Simcoe/Muskoka   Georgian College
YMCA of South Western Ontario Lambton College, Sarnia