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International student workshops

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

New Student Success

Date/time Friday, January 12, 2018 Afternoon
Location New Westminster Campus
Check with International Office
Topics
  • Things to know as a Douglas student
  • Rules to follow to reach academic success

Time Management

Date/time Monday, January 15, 2018 10:00 - 11:00 am
Location
New Westminster Campus South Building
Room S2802
Topics
  • Strategies to effectively manage your school and activities

Academic Advising  

PBD/PDD Programs

Date/time Friday, January 26, 2018 03:00 - 04:00 pm
Location  New Westminster Campus South Building Room S2802
University Transfer  - Business
Date/time Monday, February 26, 2018  10:00 - 11:00 am
Location New Westminster Campus South Building  Room S2680
University Transfer - Arts and Science
Date/time  Monday, February 26, 2018  10:00 - 11:00 am  
Location   New Westminster Campus South Building 
Room S2802

Course Planning

Date/time Friday, March 2, 2018 03:30 - 04:30 pm
Location New Westminster Campus South Building
Room S2802
 Topics
  • PBD/PDD program requirements 
  • Course planning
  • University transfer pathway option (UBC, SFU, etc)

 *Presented by International Academic Advisors


Culture Shock

Date/time Monday, January 29, 2018 10:00 - 11:00 am
Location
New Westminster Campus South Building
Room S2802
Topics
  • Techniques
  • Strategies
  • Resources

ELLA Program Changes

New Westminster 

Date/time Friday, February 9, 2018
03:30 - 04:30 pm
Location
New Westminster Campus North Building Room N2201
Coquitlam 
Date/time Friday, February 9, 2018 02:30 - 03:30 pm
Location
Coquitlam Campus (David Lam Campus) 
Room D1019 
Topics
  • ELLA Program overview
  • Process for changing to your target program
  • Options for early academic courses in ELLA 

Understanding Eligibility of Working on/off Campus

Date/time Monday, March 5, 2018 10:00-11:00 am
Location
New Westminster Campus South Building
Room S2802
Topics
  • Requirements of working on/off campus
  • Co-op services and Career Centre

How to Register for Courses

You may attend on either day of our workshops. 
Date/time Friday, March 9, 2018 03:30 - 04:30 pm
Location
New Westminster Campus North Building
Room N2203
(We will offer 3 concurrent workshops on March 9, 2018. Welcome to International Office for more details.)
 or
Date/time  Friday, March 16, 2018  03:30 - 04:30 pm
Location
New Westminster Campus South Building 
Room S2802  
Topics
  • How do I know what to register for the next semester?
  • How do I find out when I can register?
  • How do I make my class schedule?
  • How do I use the online course registration system?

Post-Graduation Workshop

Date/time Friday, March 23, 2018 03:30 - 04:30 pm
Location
New Westminster Campus North Building
Room N2201
Topics
  • Preparations before graduation
  • Application for Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
  • Policies on students applying for PGWP