Memorial University International Students Office

Memorial University of Newfoundland International Students Office

MUN International Students Office

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Hours of OperationMonday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m & 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m./ 4:30pm (Summer Hours- early June to early September)

Phone:+1 (709) 864-8895
Fax: +1 (709) 864-6102
In case of poweror network outage call: (709) 864-3035

E-Mail Address:

Mailing Address:
International Student Advising Office
Corte Real, Room 1000A
Burton ‘s Pond Apartments
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s , Newfoundland
Canada A1B 3S7


Sonja Knutson – Director
(709) 864-3288
(709) 864-4330

Sonja Knutson is the Director of the Internationalization Office at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She is responsible for leading, partnering and supporting the Internationalization Office to implement the actions of the Strategic Internationalization Plan (SIP) 2020 at Memorial.


Lynn Walsh – Manager
Phone: (709) 864-4473
Fax: (709) 864-2437

Lynn works with the team in IO to carrying out activities and initiatives related to the implementation of SIP 2020. She oversees/ensures that necessary supports are in place for international students in areas of settlement, integration and post-graduation transitions and domestic students when travelling abroad to study, work or carry out research as part of their academic programs.


Valeri Pilgrim – Housing and Arrivals Program Coordinator
(709) 864-2170
(709) 864-6102

Housing and Arrivals Program Coordinator helps with settlement programs for new arrivals and off campus housing.


Chris Hibbs – International Programs Coordinator
Phone: (709) 864-8671
Fax: (709) 864-6102

The International Programs Coordinator is responsible for supporting inbound and outbound exchange opportunities for students at Memorial, including providing support with nominations, applications, health and safety and arrival / pre-departure information.


Juanita Hennesey – International Student Advisor
Phone: (709) 864-6165
Fax: (709) 864-6102

She provides assistance with settling in and counselling to students on a variety of issues. She is the Outreach Co-ordinator: she organizes activities and events such as Coffee Club and Discussion Group.


Natasha Clark – International Student Advisor

Phone: (709) 864-7278
Fax: (709) 864-6102

Natasha manages enrollment in the Health insurance plan and provides immigration advising to international students at Memorial University.


Siti Rusnida Mohd Jalaluddin – Educational Outreach Coordinator and International Families Coordinator
Phone: (709) 864-7505
Fax: (709) 864-6102

Siti coordinators the Culture-to-Community educational outreach program and is an advisor for international student families.


Ying Zhang – International Student Transition Coordinator
Phone: (709) 864-8167
Fax: (709) 864-2437

Ying coordinates the MUN Mentors program and also provides career advising to international students and spouses. To book an appointment with Ying, please follow these steps:

1) Go to and log in
2) Click “Student” or “Alumni” link near the top of the page.
3) Click “My MUNLife” in the “Student Services” or “My MUNLife” box.
4) Click on “IO Appointments” & then click “Book an Appointment with IO”.

See Also

MUN Admissions Contact

MUN Admission Requirements

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MUN Graduate Programs

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MUN Transfer Credit

MUN Transcript Request

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MUN Registrars Office

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MUN Required Documents Submission for Admission

MUN Graduate Admissions

MUN Employment / Jobs 

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