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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 currently registered international students throughout the year. Join us!

New Student Success - General

Details

Monday, January 7

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Room NW N2201

or

Friday, January 11

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Room NW N2203

New Student Success - ELLA

Details

Monday, January 7

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Room NW N2203 

New Student Success -PBD/PDD

Details

Friday, January 11

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

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

Monday, January 14

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW N2203

or

Friday, January 18

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

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, January 28

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2680

Topic 
  • Strategies to effectively manage your academic studies and activities 

 

Culture Shock

Details

Friday, February 1

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

Friday, January 18

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW N2201

University Transfer

- Business Programs

Monday, January 21

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2802

University Transfer

- Arts and Science Programs

Monday, February 4

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2802 

Course Planning (undergraduates)

Friday, February 15

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm                                   

Room NW 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, March 1 

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW N5107/N5109

or

Friday, March 8

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Room NW N5107/N5109

or

Thursday, March 14

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, January 25

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, February 8 

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, April 5

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