What should I attend during orientation?

International students attend multiple orientation sessions during orientation days. ELL International Student Orientation (ELL ISO) and International Student Welcome sessions will be taking place during New Student Orientation (NSO).

How do I register for orientation?

Refer to instructions on the New Student Orientation (NSO) page.

How do I prepare for orientation?

International students will be emailed a few video recordings in advance of ISW. Please review these videos to be prepared for your welcome session.

  • Academic Reminders
  • Non Academic Reminders
  • Immigration Information
Pre-recorded videos will cover topics such as:
  • Immigration permits (study and work permits)
  • Arrival to Canada and quarantine processes
  • Academic and non-academic reminders
For additional questions about orientation:

For questions on what to expect at New Student Orientation, please click here.

Need a Buddy? 

New?  International?  Overwhelmed? The BVC Buddy Program supports new International students, in career programs at BVC, during their 1st term at the college with transitioning and adjusting to college life as well as life in Calgary. New students are connected to a returning BVC student called a BVC Buddy.  To take part sign up HERE.

 


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