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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, January 10

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room N2203

 

Friday, January 10

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room S1650/S1670

 

Monday, January 13

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

Room N2201

 

New Student Success - ELLA

Details

Friday, January 10

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room N4215

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, January 17

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

Friday, January 31

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

Room S1650

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

Culture Shock

 Details

Friday, February 28

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

Room S1715

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

 

Academic Advising 

Academic Success

Friday, January 17

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Room N2201

 

 

University Transfer - Arts & Science                                              

 

Monday, January 20

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

Room N2201

University Transfer – Business

Monday, January 27

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

Room N2201

Course Planning for Undergrads

Friday, February 7

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

Room N2201

Course Planning for PBD/PDD

 

Monday, February 10

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

Room N2201

 

 

Course Planning for AssociateDegrees

 

Monday, February 10

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

Room N2203

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, February 28

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

Room N5107/N5109

 

Friday, March 6

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

Room N5107/N5111

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 Pathway for International Students

Details

Friday, January 24th

3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Slides

 IRCC Presentation PowerPoint Slides 

 BC PNP Presentation PowerPoint Slides

 

Immigration Rules for International Students

Details

Monday, February 3

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

 

Understanding Working Eligibility

Details

Friday,February 14

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

 

Post-Graduation Workshop

Details

Friday, March 20

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