Online International Orientation Resources

Get the information that you need as a new international student when it’s convenient for you!


1. Pre-arrival
Prepare to come to Canada by completing the checklist

2. Getting set up
Once you arrive in British Columbia, get set up with housing, local identification, and other resources for newcomers to BC

3. Navigating Metro Vancouver
Find out how to get around the city, access community resources, interact with locals, and take advantage of travel and recreation opportunities

4. Personal Wellbeing (coming soon)
Find out about resources at BCIT and in the community to keep you healthy and safe

5. Academic Success (coming soon)
Develop strong study and teamwork skills and avoid academic misconduct

6. Understanding British Columbia (coming soon)
Help integrate to local culture by learning more about our fascinating province


If you have any feedback about this material, please send us a message at international.orientation@bcit.ca.