As a member of the Canadian Federation of Students, Laurentian University at Barrie students can access a number of services. Students are encouraged to visit the CFS website at
Some of the services that the CFS offers are:
International Student Identity Card (ISIC): Full-time university, college and high school students, 12 years of age or older, are eligible for the International Student Identity Card (ISIC).
The ISIC is the only internationally recognised proof of full-time student status in the world and is a student travel discount card in 70 countries worldwide, including Canada. If traveling abroad, the ISIC provides discounts on accommodation, admission to historical sites and museums, and transportation.
For more information visit http://cfsontario.ca/en/section/148
Student Save: The Studentsaver Card is Canada’s only student owned and operated national student discount programme. With thousands of discounts across Ontario and the rest of Canada, Studentsaver helps students save money on everyday purchases like books, clothing, food and entertainment.
For more information visit http://cfsontario.ca/en/section/162
Student Work Abroad Program: The Federation’s Student Work Abroad Programme (SWAP), is Canada’s largest international work exchange programme. Established over 30 years ago, its is estimated that roughly 60,000 Canadians have participated in SWAP over the years. SWAP currently offers 12 destinations to chose from and provides a discounted rate to International Student Identity Card (ISIC) holders, in planning and arranging their travel and accommodation.
For more information visit http://www.swap.ca/out_eng/index.aspx
Tax filing: Ufile.ca is one of Canada’s leading online tax filing services. Despite the normal pricing for Ufile’s service – starting at $15.95 per use – members of the Canadian Federation of Students can use the tax filing programme for free all year round.
For more information visit http://cfsontario.ca/en/section/149