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International student workshops

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

New Student Success - General

Details

Friday, September 6

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room N2201

or

Friday, September 6

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room S1650/S1670

or

Monday, September 9

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Room N2201

 

New Student Success - ELLA

Details

Friday, September 6

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room N2203

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, September 13

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Room N2203

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

 

Time Management

Details

Monday, September 16

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Room S2690

Topics 
  • Knowledge to identify the cultural differences
  • Techniques to cope with culture shock

Culture Shock

 Details

Friday, October 4

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Room S2802

 Topics
  • How to Cope with the Stress of Living in a New Country

 

Academic Advising 

Course Planning (PBD & PDD)

Monday, October 7

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Room S2802

University Transfer

- Business Programs

Monday, September 30

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Room S2802

University Transfer

- Arts and Science Programs

Monday, September 23

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Room N2203

Course Planning (undergraduates)

Friday, October 18

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Room N2201

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, November 1

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Room N5107/N5111

or

Friday, November 8

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Room N5107/N5109

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?

 

Understanding Working Eligibility

Details

Friday, October 11

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Room N2201

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

 

Immigration Rules for International Students

Details

Friday, September 20

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Room N2201

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

 

Post-Graduation Workshop

Details

Friday, November 22

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Room N2201

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