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Off-Campus Housing Options for International Students

Online

Need to find a place to live during your studies at BCIT? Join us for a special workshop to learn more about off-campus housing options for international students. We will introduce our online Housing Guide and go through some important considerations to keep in mind before signing any kind of lease or rental contract in […]

Free

International Orientation Meet & Greet

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Join us for a virtual social gathering where new international students will have a fantastic opportunity to connect with other students and to hear from International Student Centre staff. We encourage all participants to turn on their webcam for this event to make it a more personal experience.

Free

Travel to Canada Guide for International Students

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Join International Student Centre staff as we provide an overview of our comprehensive Travel to Canada Guide that we have designed specifically for international students coming to study at BCIT or returning after a trip abroad. This will help you understand the current rules and regulations you may need to adhere to in order to be allowed […]

Free

Getting Set Up in BC

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Once you arrive in British Columbia, it’s time to get set up so you can start living like a local! Join us as we go through our Getting Set Up Guide to make sure that you are on track to successfully prepare for starting your program at BCIT and your new life in British Columbia!

Free

Navigating Metro Vancouver

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Join the International Student Centre for this informative online session that is designed to help international students gain a basic understanding of the geography, local transportation options, and important sites of the region. During the session we will introduce our online Navigating Metro Vancouver Guide.

Free

Canadian Workplace Success Skills

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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 […]

Working in Canada 101: Understanding Work Eligibility

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Join staff from the International Student Centre for a workshop designed to help international students understand on-campus and off-campus work eligibility during your studies and any regularly scheduled breaks. We will introduce our Work Eligibility page during this session.

Free

Preparing to Graduate from BCIT for International Students

Online

Learn about the various requirements, considerations, and timelines that you should be aware of as an international student as you reach the end of your program at BCIT. We will introduce our online Graduation Checklist during this session and also discuss resources available for BCIT alumni.

Free

The PGWP Explained: Understanding Eligibility

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.

Free

The PGWP Explained: BCIT Required Documents

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.

Free

All About MSP: BC’s Provincial Health Insurance

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Join staff from the International Student Centre for a workshop designed to help international students understand what is BC Medical Services Plan (MSP), why it is essential, and how to apply. Students with questions about their existing or previous MSP accounts should contact Health Insurance BC directly, since we do not have access to any […]

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ISEP Student Meet & Greet (Downtown campus)

Downtown Campus 555 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC

New and returning ISEP students are invited to an interactive meet & greet at the downtown campus. Meet and socialize with other ISEP students and enjoy some light conversation activities facilitated by International Student Centre Staff.

Free

ISEP Picnic Day

Burnaby Campus 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC

Join us for a great opportunity to meet and connect with your ISEP program and peer community, as well as enjoy activities hosted by the International Student Centre at the Burnaby Campus. Note: this event is available only to registered ISEP (TAE) students in the July 2022 term.  

Free

All About Study Permits

Online

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.

Free

Working in Canada 101: Understanding Work Eligibility

Online

Join staff from the International Student Centre for a workshop designed to help international students understand on-campus and off-campus work eligibility during your studies and any regularly scheduled breaks. Please review our Work Eligibility page before attending this session.

Free