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International student workshops

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

New Student Success

Details

Friday, May 8
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here 

OR

Monday, May 11
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here

Topics
  • Things to know as an international student at Douglas College
  • Rules to follow to reach academic success

 

Transitioning out of the ELLA Program 

Details

Friday, May 22
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here

Topics
  • ELLA Program overview
  • Process for changing to your target program                                     
  • Options for early academic courses in ELLA 

 

Time Management

Details

Wednesday, June 10
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Online - Register here

Topics 
  • Strategies for organizing your time
  • Tools for time better time management

Culture Shock

Details

Wednesday, June 17
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Online - Register here

 Topics
  • How to cope with living in a new country

International Cafe

 Details

Every Tuesday starting June 2, 2020
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Online - Register here

 Topics
  • Learn about yourself, culture, your peers, and the world around you.

Academic Advising 

Academic Success

Friday, May 15
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Online - Register here

University Transfer - Business

Monday, May 25
10:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m
Online - Register here

University Transfer – Arts & Sciences

Friday, May 29
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here

Course Planning for Associates Monday, June 1
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Online - Register here

Course Planning for Undergrads

Friday, June 5
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here

Course Planning for PBD/PDD

Monday, June 12

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here 

Topics

  • PBD/PDD program requirements 
  • University transfer pathway option (UBC, SFU, etc.)
  • How to plan your courses

*Presented by International Academic Advisors

 

How to Register for Courses

Details

Friday, June 19
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online


OR

Friday, June 26
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online

Topics 
  • What courses can you register for the next semester?
  • How do you find out when you start to register?
  • How do you make your class schedule?
  • How do you use the online course registration system?

 

Immigration Rules for International Students

Details

Monday, June 8
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here

Topics
  • Compliance rules international students need to follow
  • Difference among immigration documents relevant to international students
  • Support that Douglas International can give on your applications of the temporary resident documents

 

Understanding Working Eligibility

Details

Friday, June 19
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online - Register here

Topics
  • Eligibility of work on/off campus
  • Requirements of working on/off campus
  • Scheduled breaks and definition of full-time studies
  • Co-op services and Career Centre

 

Post-Graduation Workshop

Details

Friday, July 24
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Online

Topics 
  • Preparations before your graduation
  • Application for Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
  • Policies on students applying for PGWP