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New Student Orientation

Winter 2020 Orientation: January 2-3, 2020

All new international students starting classes on the 2020 Winter semester must attend orientation from January 2 to 3, 2020. Please bring your study permit, and passport.

Upcoming orientation dates

  • Winter 2020 Orientation: January 2-3, 2020
  • Summer 2020 Orientation: TBD

Note Registration for Winter 2020 international student orientation is now open.

English Language Assessment

Students who require an English Language Assessment must come to Interurban campus on January 2, 2020 with their passport and study permit.

Thu, Jan. 2, 2020 • 8am
Centre for Business and Access (CBA), Room 159

Winter 2020 Orientation – Registration

All fields are required.

Your Camosun student number, found on your Letter of Acceptance.
Refer to Field #18 on your Letter of Acceptance.
Are you currently enrolled in MSP (Medical Services Plan of British Columbia)?
Will you be writing the English Language Placement test?
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Day 1 - Thursday, January 2, 2020
Alex & Jo Campbell Centre for Health and Wellness, Interurban campus

TIME Session
8:30-9:30am Homestay Session
(ONLY for students living in Camosun Homestays)
9-10am Registration and Welcome Café
10-10:30am Official Welcome and Introduction to Camosun International
10:30-11:30am Registration and Academic Success
11:30-noon Interurban Campus Tour
noon-12:45pm LUNCH (Provided by Camosun)
12:45-1:45pm Team Building Acitvity
1:45-2pm Results of Team Building Acitvity
2-2:30pm Understand Your Health Coverage
2:30-3pm Renting in Victoria
3-4:30pm Information Booths and Activity Stalls

Day 2 - Friday, January 3, 2020
Gibson Auditorium, Lansdowne campus

TIME Activity and Location
9-9:30am Mingle Time and Café
9:30-10am Student Services
10-10:30am Counselling
10:30-11am Student Panel & Story Weave
11-11:30am Immigration - Study and Work Permits
11:30-noon Lansdowne Campus Tour
noon-1pm Lunch (Bring your own)
1-1:30pm Library
1:30-2pm Safety and Security
2-2:30pm Movement Activity
2:30-3pm Preparing to Look for Work
3-3:30pm City Tour - Travel to Parliament Building
3:30-4:30pm City Tour - Exploring Victoria
4:30-end City Tour - Meetup for Hot Chocolate and Group Photo outside Parliament Building

Day 3 - Thursday, August 30, 2018 - Lansdowne • 3100 Foul Bay Rd

Groups Time Session Location
Light Blue & Green 10am Mingle time with tea & coffee Fisher Building Courtyard
10:30am Counselling/Help Centres Fisher 100
11:30am BREAK
11:45am Team building exercise Light Blue: Fisher 220
Green: Fisher 338
12:45pm LUNCH (Provided by Camosun)
1:45pm Lansdowne campus tour Alan Batey Library & Learning Commons (LLC)
2:45pm BREAK
3pm Library services/Student society Fisher 100
Orange & Purple 10am Mingle time with tea & coffee Fisher Building Courtyard
10:30am Library services/Student Society Young 310
11:30am BREAK
11:45am Counselling/ Help Centres Young 310
12:45pm LUNCH (Provided by Camosun)
1:45pm Team building exercise Orange: Fisher 220
Purple: Fisher 338
2:45pm BREAK
3pm Lansdowne campus tour Alan Batey Library & Learning Commons (LLC)
Red & Navy 10am Mingle time with tea & coffee Fisher Building Courtyard
10:30am Lansdowne campus tour Alan Batey Library & Learning Commons (LLC)
11:30am BREAK
11:45am Library services/Student Society Fisher 100
12:45pm LUNCH (Provided by Camosun)
1:45pm Counselling/Help Centres Fisher 100
2:45pm BREAK
3pm Team building exercise Red: Fisher 200
Navy: Fisher 338
Yellow & Light Green 10am Mingle time with tea & coffee Fisher Building Courtyard
10:30am Team building exercise Yellow: Fisher 200
Light Green: Fisher 338
11:30am BREAK
11:45am Lansdowne campus tour Alan Batey Library & Learning Commons (LLC)
12:45pm LUNCH (Provided by Camosun)
1:45pm Library services/Student Society Young 310
2:45pm BREAK
3pm Counselling/Help centres Young 310

Day 4 - Friday, August 31, 2018 - Downtown Tour

Groups Time Session Location
All groups 10am-3:15pm Excursion: Downtown exploration TBD

Summer 2019 Orientation

Check out the photo gallery!

Pre-departure Guide

This guide provides a lot of practical information for you to review before you come to Victoria.

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Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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