International Student Services Office

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) staff is here to help make your international student experience an enjoyable one.

You can connect with the ISSO by phone (613-520-6600), email ( or visit us in person (128 University Centre).

128 University Centre
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada

Telephone: +1 (613) 520-6600
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Office Directory

Lana Volkova
Assistant Director (Acting), International Student Services Office
(613) 520-2600 ext. 6299

Laura Truesdell, MA, RCIC, CYC
Assistant Director, International Student Services Office and Student Life
(currently on leave)

Head shot of Kajal smiling towards camera. White backgroundKajal Agarwal
Assistant Manager (Acting), Student Safety Abroad and International Projects
(613) 520-2600 ext. 2069

Lynn Murphy 
Office and UHIP Administrator
(613) 520-2600 ext. 2427

Carolyn McGill, RCIC
International Student Immigration Specialist
(613) 520-2600 ext. 1762

Gopi Kiran Gajula, RCIC
International Student Advisor
(613) 520-2600 ext. 2111

Nancy Leslie
Incoming Exchange Program Coordinator
(613) 520-2600 ext. 6328

Mariana Queiroz
Outgoing Exchange Program Coordinator
(613) 520-2600 ext. 2858

Photo of Shaye BelangerShaye Belanger, RCIC, CCDP, RECE
International Partnership Coordinator
(613) 520-2600 ext. 5228

Matthew Wason - Head ShotMatthew Wason
Digital Content Coordinator
(613) 520-2600 ext. 2196

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