On-Campus Opportunities

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One of our goals in the IEC is to bring together both international and domestic students. We offer a variety of on-campus programming opportunities and events to build an intercultural-oriented community. Connect with your peers and make friends by participating in our programs and events. Meet with other students who share your interests and experiences while making long-lasting memories and friendships in the process.

IEC Events & Programming

International Education Centre (social media: @utmiec)

Get Involved and Make New Friends

Canada, Eh button

Mini series that help you to explore the culture of Canada, tips and tricks living in Canada, sharing student stories and personal experiences together.

Global and Intercultural Fluency Training Series (GIFTS)

Leadership program that guides you to develop intercultural fluency and global mindset through discussions, activities and opportunities with your peers.

Spaces and Places

Platform for you to interact with other students and make new friends in a casual way. Join in as we play games, and engage in fun activities together.

Language Conversation Circles

Interactive sessions for you to meet new people and learn new languages among your peers with different linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

International Student Mentorship Program

Pair up with a mentor for successful transition at UTM. Learn about student services, resources, and connect with staff and peers.

Global Indigenous Perspectives (GIP) Button

Peer-led sessions where you can learn about different Indigenous perspectives across the globe. These sessions will focus on films and other forms of multimedia.

International Education Week

A celebration week of intercultural education filled with fun activities and sessions to learn about different cultures and interact with other peers in the process.

Join the Quercus Community

Enroll to our hub where you can participate in engaging discussion boards, and keep up-to-date with important dates and resources.




Support and Resources

International and new to Canada Student Welcome

International Student Corner

Transition Coaching Program

Share Your Story With Us

View From Here

International Student Profiles


Programs offered by other departments 

Centre for Student Engagement (social media: @utmengage)

  • LAUNCH is a series of engaging and interactive weekly sessions taught by academically successful upper-year student mentors (LAUNCH Leaders) enrolled in your academic discipline
  • utmLEAD provides students with an opportunity to gain leadership skills through participating in individual workshops that allow students to collaborate and build relationships with their peers from the comfort of their own home.
  • EagleConnect is a program that allows you to connect with your future classmates and take advantage of transition support and recourses shared by your squad leader led by upper year UTM students.

Student Housing & Residence Life (social media: @utmresidence)

UTMSU (social media: @myutmsu)

  • Clubs & Societies are a great way to partake in the social side of your university experience, and meet likeminded individuals along the way.

UTM Athletics (social media: @utm_athletics)