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International student workshops

Are you looking for information on adjusting to life in Canada, following immigration rules relevant to international students, achieving academic success and more? Douglas College offers ongoing workshops for international students throughout the year. Join us!

New Student Success - General

Details

Friday, September 7 

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Room NW N2201/N2203

or

Monday, September 10

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Room NW S1812 & S1814

New Student Success - ELLA

Details

Friday, September 7

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Room NW S1802 

New Student Success -PBD/PDD

Details

Monday, September 10

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Room NW N2201  

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

 

ELLA Program Changes  

Details

Friday, September 14

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NWN2203

or

Monday, September 17

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room COQ A1130

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

 

Time Management

Details

Monday, September 17

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2680

Topic 
  • Strategies to effectively manage your academic studies and activities 

 

Culture Shock

Details

Friday, October 5

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW S2802

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

 

Academic Advising 

PBD & PDD Programs

Monday, September 24

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW N2203

University Transfer

- Business Programs

Monday, October 1

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2802

University Transfer

- Arts and Science Programs

Monday, October 15

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2802 

Course Planning

Friday, October 19

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm                                   

Room NW S2802 

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 2 

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW N5107/N5109

or

Friday, November 9

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW N5107/N5109

or

Thursday, November 15

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW 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 Eligibility of Working on/off Campus

Details

Friday, September 21

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm 

Room NW 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, October 12 

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW 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 30

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW N2201

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