Definition of on-campus work

The students are allowed to work on the campus of Bow Valley College. The employer can be any of the following:
• the institution;
• a faculty;
• a student organization;
• the students themselves (self-employment taking place on campus);
• a private business;
• a private contractor providing services to the institution on the campus.

Who can work on-campus?
  • You have a valid study permit
  • Your study permit states the proper employment condition
    e.g. “May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186(f), (v) or (w). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria”, AND
  • You are a full-time student at Bow Valley College career program, NOT including ELL program.
How many hours can you work on campus per week?
  • There are no restrictions on the number of hours students can work on campus in addition to working off-campus, provided they continue to meet the eligibility requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

You need to meet certain criteria to be eligible to work on the campus without a study permit. Please read the details here.

If you have a study permit read the details here

On campus jobs are available at:

  • The cafeteria
  • Tim Hortons
  • The bookstore
  • Any other place in the campus college where you are studying.

You can check the Learner Success Services Department and the Student's Association job board.

To apply you should contact the employer directly.

If you are an international student eligible to work off campus and would also like to work on campus, you must meet the conditions and remarks on your study permit and meet the maximum of hours per week accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. 

Example: if a study permit remarks instructions similar to "May accept employment on or off-campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186(f), (v) or (w)" please refer to the guidelines mentioned on your immigration document and make sure you meet all the conditions listed.

There are no restrictions on the number of hours students can work on campus (as per R186(f)) in addition to working off campus, provided they continue to meet the applicable eligibility requirements. Please refer to the guidelines mentioned on your immigration document and make sure you meet all the conditions listed.

For additional details on this guideline, please read the following.


International Learners Advisors

North Campus, N333 
345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-3473
issc@bowvalleycollege.ca

  • If you are currently studying in a post-secondary program at BVC, please register for your courses via mybvc to ensure your enrolments and fees are processed appropriately.
  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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