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Working in Canada 101: Understanding Work Eligibility

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 also briefly touch on who is required to have a co-op work permit. Please review Work Eligibility and Co-op Work Permits prior to attending this sessions.

Study Permit Conditions

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.

Part-Time Studies Wayfinding Station | Downtown Campus

Check-in at a Wayfinding Stations to get help finding your classroom, loading your course schedule or to get answers to any other questions that you may have! Wayfinding Station volunteers will be there to kick start your part-time studies journey at BCIT!

Getting Set Up

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!

International Orientation Meet & Greet

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.

International Student Services

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!

Navigating Metro Vancouver

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.

Travel to Canada Guide for International Students

Join International Student Centre staff as we provide an overview of the comprehensive Travel to Canada Guide that we designed specifically for international students at BCIT. This session will cover travel restrictions and exemptions, documents required for entering Canada, planning for the mandatory 14-day quarantine required upon arrival, and more.

Off-Campus Housing Options for International Students

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 and what neighborhoods may be a good choice for you. We will also go through some important considerations to keep in mind before signing any kind of […]

International Orientation: Meet & Greet 2

Join the International Student Centre for a virtual social gathering where new international students will have a fantastic opportunity to meet and greet other students and BCIT staff! Expect to meet new people, engage in interesting conversation and to work together with a small group of your new peers on a team challenge. Several prizes […]