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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

Details

Friday, May 11 

Afternoon

(Multiple sessions available. Check with your advisor for location & time.)

 

or

 

Monday, May 14

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW N2203

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

 

New Student Success - ELLA Students

Details

Friday, May 11

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Room NW S1650/S1670

Topics
  • Things to know as a new ELLA student at Douglas College
  • Rules to follow to reach academic success

 

ELLA Program Changes  

Details

Friday, May 18

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Room NW N2203

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

 

Time Management

Details

Friday,May 25

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Room NW S2802

Topic
  • Strategies to effectively manage your school and activities

 

Culture Shock

Details

Monday, May 28

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2802

Topics
  • Techniques to cope with culture shock
  • Strategies
  • Resources

 

Academic Advising 

PBD & PDD Programs

Friday, June 1

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Room NW S2802

Course Planning

Friday, June 8

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Room NW S2802

University Transfer

- Business Programs

Monday, June 11

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2680

 

or

 

Monday, June 18

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2680

University Transfer

- Arts and Science Programs

Monday, June 11

10:00 am - 11:00 am                                   

Room NW 2802

 

or

 

Monday, June 18

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Room NW S2802

Topics

  • PBD/PDD program requirements 
  • How to plan your courses
  • University transfer pathway option (UBC, SFU, etc)

 *Presented by International Academic Advisors

 

How to Register for Courses

Details

 Friday, June 15

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Room NW N5107, N5109 or N5111

 

or

 

Monday, June 18

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Room NW N5111

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?

 

Understanding Eligibility of Working on/off Campus

Details

Monday, July 9

10:00 am - 11:00 am 

Room NW N2203

Topics
  • Requirements of working on/off campus
  • Co-op services and Career Centre

 

Post-Graduation Workshop

Details

Friday, July 20

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Room NW N2201

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