We are delighted to know that you have decided to study at Georgian College in Canada!
We are here to assist you in best possible way for your arrival in Canada. Our arrival services follow mandatory requirements for Covid-19 and all safety measures will be implemented during your shuttle ride and during your stay at the quarantine housing. All students (new and returning) arriving in Canada are required to purchase the Georgian College Quarantine Package.
IRCC recently published that “their new processes will provide border entry for international students, starting October 20, 2020, if they will be attending a DLI that has been identified by their provincial or territorial government as having a COVID‑19 readiness plan in place.”
Georgian has submitted its COVID-19 readiness plan for approval by the Ministry and Public Health. An update will be posted here as soon as we have more information.
The Arrivals Package includes:
* Accommodation for 14 days
* International Student Quarantine Starter Kit (essentials items like toiletries, kitchen ware, bedding) – Only included in Residence Package and basic amenities are included in hotel option
* Private transportation from the airport to accommodation
* Early arrival insurance
* SIM card
* Welcome bag from Georgian (includes sanitizer, masks, notebook pen, universal travel adapter and more)
* Quarantine Letter – only available for students with in-person classes
Arrival Package with Georgian College on-campus Residence is available for students at a reasonable cost of $940 including taxes.
Alternatively, should you wish to stay at local hotel, the price for the Arrival Package is $1745 including taxes. If you are arriving with your immediate family members, hotel option can accommodate up to 2 people for the same price. Please note: The Arrival and Quarantine packages do NOT include food/meals. Students will have to make their own arrangements through online deliveries. The College has some options here: https://www.georgiancollege.ca/international/covid-19-faqs/#immigration
We require you to prepare for and follow all stated travel guidelines shared by the Government of Canada, especially the mandatory 14 days quarantine after reaching Canada. Georgian College has also prepared a quarantine checklist to help you prepare for your arrival. The Maple Assist Arrival Guide is also going to be sent to you after the booking, which will cover important details for your arrival. Please ensure you regularly check the official website for the Canadian Government to stay updated on required guidelines. Click Here
Choosing your travel plan wisely:Make sure to check your eligibility to travel by checking the IRCC updates: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-covid19/students.html. It is your decision to weigh the risks for travelling to Canada. If you are denied entry and required to return to your home country, you will bear all costs of return.
You must complete this commitment form to secure your Quarantine Package after you have completed your booking. Failure to complete this form can result in cancellation of your quarantine package.
Bookings should be made at least 5 days before departure. Please write to us in case of any emergency: firstname.lastname@example.org.