Future Students

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The Graduate Program in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integrated research program. Investigation occurs at the molecular, cellular, tissue, whole organism, and clinical levels. As part of the program, students carry out supervised research in various thematic areas including cancer, diabetes, transplantation, stem cell biology, neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular disease, and One Health.

The goal of the program is to train tomorrow’s researchers who will make significant original contributions to the global understanding of disease diagnosis and mechanisms. Graduates of our programs will have the foundation of careers including academia, government, and the pharmaceutical industry.


Minimum Financial Requirements
Change As of January 1, 2024, the minimum financial requirement for living expenses for new study permit applications is $20,635 for an individual student. Please see the Documents Required for a Study Permit Application section for more details.

New Study Permit Cap Announcement
The Canadian government recently announced a cap on new study permits for the next two years. For initial study permit applications submitted after January 22, 2024, undergraduate international students must now include an ‘attestation letter’ from the Ontario provincial government.

Current undergraduate and graduate students with valid study permits, as well as prospective Master’s and doctoral degree students, are exempt from this requirement.

Details about how to acquire the attestation letter will be provided to applicants when the process is finalized.

This content will be updated as new information becomes available.

If you have questions, please reach out to our International Student Advisors.

Further details and FAQs are available here: https://iesc.uwo.ca/visas/study_permits.html