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International Student Orientation

Fall Term Orientation: August 23 to September 2, 2022

Orientation is a fun way to learn how things work at Camosun and to meet other students, faculty and staff members. Out of all the orientation events, International students are required to attend the sessions offered on August 23, August 25, and August 31, 2022. All other information sessions are optional but highly recommended.

Starting classes in January 2023 or later?

The schedule below is for students who start in September 2022 (Fall) term.
New students starting in January 2023 or later, please check back for updates.

Mark your calendars

New international students starting classes in Fall 2022. Attendance of the following three online orientation sessions is a requirement*

  • August 23 – Get Ready to Study in Canada
  • August 25 – Student Services Information Session
  • August 31 – Academic Advising Information Session

Your invitation and registration link will be emailed to you in early July 2022.

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Travelling to Canada?

Please note: Camosun College students who hold a valid study permit or a study permit approval are eligible to travel to Canada.

If you are considering travelling to Canada, please check our Travel to Canada and Quarantine Information for your reference, as well as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) websites for current information (note that details may change daily).

If you're planning to travel contact us directly at so we can assist you with information.

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Get ready

Orientation is a chance for students to learn how things work at Camosun and meet other students, faculty and staff - plus it's really fun!