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International Student Services

International Orientation

Online guides and checklists

International Student Guides

Explore our online International Student Guides for a convenient and helpful resource that you can access at any time. Please consider these guides and checklists to be an essential part of your overall orientation process!

International Orientation event in lecture hall at BCIT

To help you prepare to succeed in your studies at BCIT, the International Student Centre hosts International Orientation events each term. These events are free and highly recommended for new international students. Please note that registration is required for all events as capacity may be limited. Additional event details will be provided to registrants.

It’s important to understand that International Orientation is separate from BCIT Kick Start and mandatory program orientations.

Winter 2024 International Orientation

International Orientation for the Winter 2024 term includes both an online Orientation Workshop Series running from November through January (via Zoom) as well as International Orientation Day events.

Follow the links below for more details and to register. Please only register for 1 of the International Orientation Day events.

ISEP Orientation

Date and Time: See the 2023 Calendar [PDF] and the 2024 Calendar [PDF]
All new students starting International Student Entry Program (ISEP) are required to attend the ISEP orientation which combines the program orientation with an international student orientation and is co-hosted by the ISEP program area and by the International Student Centre. Program orientation details will be communicated directly to all new ISEP students.