Visit WelcomeBC for Information on Working or Studying in British Columbia
28 June 2016
Are you new to British Columbia, Canada or planning to move here? Whether you need to find a job, choose a school or prepare for working and studying here, you can find tips and information to support you at the new WelcomeBC website:
Work in B.C.
– Find a job or enrol in an employment or language program to help you prepare for one. Learn the steps to take to have your qualifications recognized. Read about how to work in B.C. temporarily, and learn your rights as a temporary foreign worker.
Career Profiles for Immigrants
– Understand how your occupation is practised in B.C. Find hundreds of job profiles that tell you the skills and qualifications you would need. Discover the steps you can take to find a job even before you arrive.
Study in B.C.
– Learn about the many schools you could attend in B.C., find resources to help you apply and learn how to get a study permit. Also, find out where to get job training and English language skills to help you in your daily life and employment in B.C.
Extend Your Stay in B.C.
– If you’ve been working or studying in B.C. and want to extend your stay, get information here on what you need to do. Extend your work or study permit, find supports as a temporary resident or learn how to apply to become a permanent resident.
WelcomeBC offers clear and accurate information for newcomers and those considering coming to B.C. Check it out with your family and friends. Find out how to live, work and study successfully in our province.
Go to WelcomeBC
’s pages under Work or Study in B.C.