International student workshops

Douglas International offers ongoing workshops for currently registered international students throughout the year.

Winter 2021


 

Fri
Jan 08

Study Permit Extension Info Session

Topics Include

  • How to renew your study permit before it expires
  • Documents checklist
  • Requesting a Confirmation of Enrollment
  • Processing times
  • Implied Status
  • Guidelines and procedures
  • Medical Insurance

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Mon
Jan 11

Strong Start: Academics 101

Topics Covered 

  • Grading Policy
  • Change of Program
  • Access to Academic Advising

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Mon
Jan 18

Strong Start: Your Enrollment Status

Topics Covered

  • Complying with your study permit
  • Overview of your immigration documents
  • Services offered by Douglas International
  • Full-time vs part-time status

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Wed
Jan 20

Strong Start: Time Management

Topics Include:

  • Strategies for success
  • Tools to stay organized
  • Work / life balance for students

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Register here

Mon
Jan 25

Strong Start: University Transfer for Business Students

An info session for business students planning to transfer to a university

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Fri
Jan 29

Strong Start: Eligibility for Working in Canada

Topics Covered:

  • Eligibility and requirements for working on/off campus
  • Scheduled vs academic semesters at Douglas College
  • Co-op and Career Centre services

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Mon
Feb 01

Strong Start: University Transfer for Arts & Sciences Students

An info session for Arts & Sciences students planning to transfer to a university

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Mon
Feb 08

Strong Start: Transitioning from ELLA

Topics Covered

  • How to move from ELLA to Academic program
  • Early Academic options

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Register here

Mon
Feb 08

Strong Start: Course Planning for Associate Degree

An info session for Associate Degree students to learn about the degree requirements and course planning for next semester

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Mon
Feb 22

Strong Start: Course Planning for Undergrads

Pick and plan courses for next semester and graduate on time!

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Fri
Feb 26

Strong Start: How To Register for Courses

Topics Covered

  • What courses can you register for next semester
  • When does registration start
  • How to build a class schedule
  • How to use the online registration system

Recording | Video | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Mon
Mar 01

Strong Start: Course Planning for PBD/PDD Students

Pick and plan courses for next semester and graduate on time!

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Fri
Mar 05

Strong Start: How To Register for Courses

Topics Covered

  • What courses can you register for next semester
  • When does registration start
  • How to build a class schedule
  • How to use the online registration system

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Recording | Video | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Fri
Mar 12

Strong Start: How To Register for Courses

Topics Covered

  • What courses can you register for next semester
  • When does registration start
  • How to build a class schedule
  • How to use the online registration system

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Recording | Video | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Fri
Mar 26

Strong Finish: PGWP Basics Workshop

Topics Include:

  • Things to know before you graduate
  • Documents checklist
  • Implied status & working eligibility

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Recording | Slides | Password: Vancouver1!

Tue
Apr 13

Pathway to Permanent Residence in Canada by BC PNP and IRCC  Representatives

Join federal and provincial government representatives for an information session about permanent residence options through Express Entry and the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program. You will also learn how the Post-Graduation Work Permit can help you gain skilled work experience in Canada after graduation, to better position you to qualify for permanent residence.

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Recording | Slides (part 1, part 2) | Password: Vancouver1!

Summer 2021


 

Immigration Workshops

Academic Workshops

Student Life Workshops

International Cafe

International Cafe is a fun, casual group for students to get together and talk about issues related to culture, diversity, experiences in Canada, student life and current events. It’s a great way for students to meet new people, learn about different cultures and support each other in an informal environment. All students are welcome to attend this weekly event! 

Mondays from 9:30 – 10:30 AM // Jan 25 / Feb 1 , 8, 22 (No session on Feb 15 due to reading break) / Mar 1, 8.