International Learner Preparation Day (ILPD) and the International ELL Preparation Day (ELL PD) are mandatory. It's important for all new international learners. We'll give you the right tools to succeed in your program. You'll also meet fellow students and learn about different support and student services.

Upcoming Dates


(Certificate and Diplomas)

(International ELL)
 Spring 2018  April 30, 2018  May 1, 2018
 Fall 2018  August 27, 2018  August 28, 2018
 Winter 2019  January 4, 2019  January 2, 2019

International ELL Preparation Day 

International students starting the International ELL program are required to attend the session.

Don't forget to:
  • Check in 15 minutes earlier.
  • Bring your passport and study permit or visitor visa documentation.


ILPD for Certificate and Diploma students

International students starting a certificate or diploma program must attend.

Watch our Fall 2016 International Learner Preparation Day video here.

Topics we'll cover during preparation day:
  • Immigration permits (study and work)
  • Academic breaks
  • Health insurance
  • Academic advising
  • Full-time and part-time enrolment
  • Self-registration and course planning

Contact us

Prospective Student Centre
South Campus (First Floor)
345 - 6 Avenue SE | Calgary AB | T2G 4V1
Phone: 403-410-1402 or 866-428-2669
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