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Whether you're looking for help with a personal or academic issues, study permit & visa applications, Douglas International offers a variety of services to help you succeed.
Academic Advising will help you to navigate course planning and course selection to ensure you graduate on-time. We offer same day appointments on a first-come, first-served basis. Drop-in sessions are about 20 minutes long and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. When you arrive, you will be asked to register by completing an advising drop-in form. You can register up to 30 minutes prior to each drop-in period. International Academic Advising is offered in collaboration with the Registrar's Office. Please visit our Academic Advising page for schedule and and additional locations.
International Student Advisors offer study permit and visa related advice for current internationals students. Drop-in sessions are available at the International Office on a first-come, first-served basis. Note that drop-in is 15 minutes/session, and we are only able to meet a limited number of students during drop-in sessions. You can register up to 30 minutes prior to each drop-in period.
You may also send questions or book an appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your full name, student ID, program, and study permit expiry date.
Education advisors can help with general resource, immigration, and academic advising. Available daily on a first-come, first-serve basis in the International Office.
Being a new international student can feel overwhelming and sometimes lonely. We offer three types of one-on-one confidential support for whenever you need it. Visit our Counselling page to connect with a counsellor.
Douglas College offers a variety financial, academic, health & wellness, and supportive resources to all our students. Visit Student Services for more information.