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Canadian Workplace Success Skills

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 […]

Canadian Workplace Culture

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

Wellness Support for International Students

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, […]

Career Planning in Canada

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 […]

Understanding Academic Status: Full-time vs Part-time

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 […]

Understanding Co-op Work Permits

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.

International Trivia Night

Join your fellow peers for a fun trivia style game hosted online by the International Student Centre!

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!

All About MSP: BC’s Provincial Health Insurance

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 […]