International Students

Brescia welcomes international students from around the world!

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International – Request for Information

Welcome to Brescia’s International Student Services web page. In checking this site, you will find information about programming, activities, events, and web links for international students and other interested individuals. My name is Christina Lord and I am the International Program Coordinator. My key responsibilities include ensuring that we provide you and your families with quality student-centered services. In collaboration with the faculty and staff, I facilitate opportunities for intercultural and diversity dialogue and development. My office is in Room 157 in the Mother St. James Building. (Across from Student Services near the west elevator). You are welcome to drop by or make an appointment to meet with me. I am available to answer questions regarding: cultural adjustment; Student and/or Work Visa inquiries; UHIP, career/job search; events and activities; personal issues; and any concerns related to daily living in Canada or just to chat. I am here to serve you, so please let me know how to do so! To schedule an appointment, please call (519)432-8353 ext 28012 or e-mail at

View what current International Students say about Brescia:

Program information:

Programming is focused on but not limited to international students. All Brescia students are welcome to participate, as participating together will enhance programs, break down barriers, and provide opportunities for personal and Brescia community development.

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International Bridging Program

The International Bridging Program offers a sneak preview into life at Brescia and in London, and an opportunity to enter this path of your life journey with increased knowledge, awareness, and the ability to embrace it to its fullest. Bridging Program Information

Health Care in Ontario

International students are covered by the MANDATORY University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) This plan offers many of the same benefits as OHIP, which is the provincial health care plan for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents.