Health and safety
Ensuring personal health and safety is an important part of preparing for your overseas experience. Some preparation needs to take place several months before you leave Canada. MacEwan University policy stipulates that all students travelling internationally on an exchange, internship or on other university business (such as presenting at or attending a conference, completing a practicum, or volunteering through a MacEwan University club) must obtain the necessary travel authorization at least 30 days prior to departure. Once your travel authorization has been approved, you are required to
Attend a pre-departure orientation:
|February 1, 2018||3 p.m. to 4 p.m.||room 7-146|
|March 6, 2018||11 a.m. to 12 p.m.||room 7-184|
|March 21, 2018||4 p.m. to 5 p.m.||room 7-146|
|April 5, 2018||12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.||room 7-142|
|April 18, 2018||4 p.m. to 5 p.m.||room 7-139|
|May 2, 2018||12 p.m. to 1 p.m.||room 7-139|
|June 4, 2018||4 p.m. to 5 p.m.||room 7-139|
|July 4, 2018||4 p.m. to 5 p.m.||room 7-139|
Register with ERS by completing the Student Travel Authorization Form
If you are participating in a student group travel, your faculty advisor will complete your form for you.
Health Information Sources
Government of Canada
The Government of Canada's Travel and Tourism site contains information for Canadians travelling abroad.
Government of Canada Travel Health
The Public Health Agency of Canada provides comprehensive information about travel health.
Alberta Health Services
Alberta Health Services Travel Health Services provides information on health risks, vaccines, and preventing travel-related illnesses.