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February 2022

International Student Services

February 2 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST
Online Canada
98 spots left
International Student Centre staff receiving a BCIT Outstanding Contribution award in 2019.
International students have access to a great number of services, resources, and facilities at BCIT. Join us as we go through our International Student Services to make sure that you are on track to successfully prepare for starting your program at BCIT! Read more

International Trivia Night

February 2 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm PST
Online Canada
44 spots left
Join your fellow peers for a fun trivia style game hosted online by the International Student Centre! Read more

Understanding Co-op Work Permits

February 9 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST
Online Canada
95 spots left
Coding on laptop
Join staff from the International Student Centre for a workshop designed to help international students understand the Co-op Work Permit.  We will touch on who is required to have a co-op work permit, eligibility/requirement criteria and how to apply for a co-op work permit. Please review Co-op Work Permits prior to attending this sessions. Read more

Understanding Academic Status: Full-time vs Part-time

February 16 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST
Online Canada
99 spots left
Did you know that BCIT is required to report the status of each student whose study permit lists BCIT as the Designated Learning Institute? Find out more about what it means to be considered “enrolled full-time” and why this may be extremely important to you and your future plans. This session is specifically designed for international students in Part-Time Studies programs. Please review Academic Status before attending this session. Read more

Career Planning in Canada

February 22 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PST
Online Canada
BCIT Student Association logo
As a newcomer to Canada, you need a strategy for managing your Canadian career journey. You may be transitioning from a successful career in your home country, or BCIT may be your first post-secondary education experience. Either way, your plan should include career goals in addition to your education goals to ensure you are successfully prepared to enter the Canadian job market. This virtual workshop will be hosted by BCITSA Career Services as part of an ongoing series delivered in… Read more

Wellness Support for International Students

February 23 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST
Online Canada
100 spots left
While traveling to a new country to study can be exciting, it also presents a number of challenges — particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us to find out about important wellness support resources available to international students at BCIT and learn some techniques to help deal with mental health issues such as stress, anxiety, loneliness, and depression. Read more

March 2022

Study Permit Conditions

March 2 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST
Online Canada
99 spots left
As a study permit holder, there are a number of conditions that IRCC requires you to meet.  Join the International student Centre as we go over study permit condition requirements. Please review Conditions of study Permit holders in Canada before attending this session. Read more

The PGWP Explained: Understanding Eligibility

March 9 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST
Online Canada
96 spots left
This session is a must for any international student who is considering applying for a post-graduation work permit (PGWP) and who wishes to gain valuable work experience in Canada after graduating from BCIT. Please review Post-Graduation Work Permits before attending this session. Read more

The PGWP Explained: BCIT Required Documents

March 16 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PDT
Online Canada
100 spots left
Join International Student Centre staff as we go through how to prepare for your PGWP application. Please review Post-Graduation Work Permits before attending this session. Read more

Canadian Workplace Culture

March 22 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PDT
Online Canada
This workshop will introduce International students and newcomers to Canada to some common customs and expectations in Canadian workplaces and learn about some of the values that Canadian employers have. Learn how to adapt to the unique culture of your industry and understand what being “the right fit” means to employers. This virtual workshop will be hosted by BCITSA Career Services as part of an ongoing series delivered in partnership with the BCIT International Student Centre. Register for this free… Read more

April 2022

Canadian Workplace Success Skills

April 19 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PDT
Online Canada
BCIT Student Association logo
Successfully finding work in Canada requires more than just the right education. Workplace skills, also called soft skills, are just as important as the hard, technical skills you gain through your education. Workplace skills can be developed through practice, but first we need to know which skills are in demand! This virtual workshop will be hosted by BCITSA Career Services as part of an ongoing series delivered in partnership with the BCIT International Student Centre. Register for this free event… Read more
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